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Autoit - Help!! How to port map a specific Bit?

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Hi Folks,

I'm new to Autoit and I'm messing around with some SPI device interfacing.
What I am trying to do is Map specific output Ports on my connected device to reflect a specific bit within a variable.


So for instance if I have an integer:

Local $iOUTPUTS = 0xAF

and I have 8 separate Output ports on my device:

declared as: POUT0 to POUT7

 

So within Autoit,  how can I assign specific Bits from the same variable to different Ports on my device?

Essentially what I'm trying to do is create a parallel port on my SPI device using its I/O ports and have it reflect a single Variable.

Bit0 of "iOUPOUTS"  = PORT0
Bit1 of "iOUPOUTS"  = PORT1
Bit2 of "iOUPOUTS"  = PORT2
Bit3 of "iOUPOUTS"  = PORT3
Bit4 of "iOUPOUTS"  = PORT4
Bit5 of "iOUPOUTS"  = PORT5
Bit6 of "iOUPOUTS"  = PORT6
Bit7 of "iOUPOUTS"  = PORT7

 

In C programming I believe this is done using a LAT function like that shown below:

#define RB15  LATBbits.LATB15
 #define RB14  LATBbits.LATB14
 #define RB13  LATBbits.LATB13
 #define RB12  LATBbits.LATB12
 #define RB11  LATBbits.LATB11
 #define RB10  LATBbits.LATB10
 #define RB6   LATBbits.LATB6
 #define RB5   LATBbits.LATB5
 #define RB4   LATBbits.LATB4

However I need to implement this within Autoit and I'm wondering if there is a way to do this?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers!
-Billy

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I'm no big expert, but I'm reasonably certain there in no native functionality within AutoIt3 to accomplish this.

What you might be better looking for is a third party dll which can, and using that from AutoIt.

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