grashopper

Why do I get: Error: Missing right bracket ')' in expression.

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I have written an AutoIt program that communicates with a RFXCOM transciever to control my home. This program runs 24/7 and occasionally I get the following message in a modal window:

AutoIt Error

Line 6102 (File "C:\homecontrol\HC.exe"):

Error: Missing right bracket ')' in expression.

OK button.

My program waits for an operator input. So I have lost control and I am not able to terminate the program and start it again. Since my program has only a few hundred lines the error must be in one of the libraries. My questions are:

What is causing this error?

How can I trap this error?

In which library is this error generated?

This are my includes:

#include 'C:\COMMGvv2\CommMG.au3'

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

#include <Date.au3>

#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

#include <EditConstants.au3>

#include <StaticConstants.au3>

#include <file.au3>

In the code I have already an error trap:

$objErr = ObjEvent("AutoIt.Error","MyErrFunc")

Edited by grashopper

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grasshopper,

Since my program has only a few hundred lines the error must be in one of the libraries

A pretty bold statement.

I suggest you post the "few hundred lines" of code (and perhaps CommMG.au3 as the only non-standard include file you are using as well) so we can take a look.  When you post please use Code tags - see here how to do it.

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

I found the error. It was indeed a missing bracket. What puzzles me is that the error was located in line 200 of my program. But the error message said line 6102. Is there an explanation for that?

Edited by grashopper

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Knowing this, what would be the best approach to determine the original line number?

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grasshopper,

Use Au3Stripper with this directive:

/MergeOnly 

/MO  Will produce a scriptfile as AUT2EXE includes in the Compiled EXE.
This allows you to find the proper linenumber when errors are reported.

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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Thank you for helping me. I´ll keep this in mind the next time I get an error.

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