autonomouslogic

how to access characters of a string?

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hi, im trying to access indivudual characters of a string.. in python i would simply do

string = "hello"

for i in string:

    print(i)

however in autoit I have tried doing this...

$string = "hello"

for $I=0 to stringlen($string)-1 step 1

    consolewrite($string[$I])

next

.... and it simply is incorrect I was wondering if someone knew the correct way of doing this?

thanks if anyone help :)

 

 

 

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AutoIt doesn't regard a string as an array of characters. Lookup String* functions, especially StringSplit.


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AutoIt doesn't regard a string as an array of characters. Lookup String* functions, especially StringSplit.

Thanks for the reply! and hmm yes I had looked at that function but I struggle to understand how it can be implemented because I find the parameters confusing, would you be able to show me please?

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Trying the example coming along the function in the help would be a good start.


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SQLite official website with full documentation (may be newer than the SQLite library that comes standard with AutoIt)

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

StringSplit ( "string", "delimiters" [, flag = 0] )

I looked but I really just dont understand it, I think the flag value I want to use is 0 but how would I make it return each characters sequentially? "delimiters" looks like it searches for the place where a string is in the string and "string" is the string to look in?

 

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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

Just read the helpfile at the bottom. Remarks.

If you use an empty string "" for the delimiters, each character will be returned as an element.

Edit: J1 was quicker. :D

 

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ah okay i got it thanks every1 :)

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Or you could do it this way if you don't need/want an array.

$string = "hello"

For $I = 1 To StringLen($string)

    ConsoleWrite(StringMid($string, $I, 1) & @CRLF)

Next

 

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