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Boolens: Does not work as expected in case of strings

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Hello, I am in a little confusion with Boolens :unsure:, Here is my code:

ConsoleWrite(("Something" = "Samething") & @CRLF) ; False
ConsoleWrite((Not "Something" = "Samething") & @CRLF) ; True
ConsoleWrite((Not False) & @CRLF) ; True

I have commented the results which I expected, but the expression in the 2nd line is not working as expected :unsure:, Can anyone explain to me?

SciTE Output:

>"C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\SciTE\..\AutoIt3.exe" "C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\SciTE\AutoIt3Wrapper\AutoIt3Wrapper.au3" /run /prod /ErrorStdOut /in "C:\Users\TheDcoder\Desktop\AIO AutoIt Test Script.au3" /UserParams    
+>20:26:24 Starting AutoIt3Wrapper v.15.920.938.0 SciTE v.3.6.0.0   Keyboard:00004009  OS:WIN_81/  CPU:X64 OS:X64    Environment(Language:0809)
+>         SciTEDir => C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\SciTE   UserDir => C:\Users\TheDcoder\AppData\Local\AutoIt v3\SciTE\AutoIt3Wrapper   SCITE_USERHOME => C:\Users\TheDcoder\AppData\Local\AutoIt v3\SciTE
>Running AU3Check (3.3.14.1)  from:C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3  input:C:\Users\TheDcoder\Desktop\AIO AutoIt Test Script.au3
+>20:26:24 AU3Check ended.rc:0
>Running:(3.3.14.1):C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\autoit3.exe "C:\Users\TheDcoder\Desktop\AIO AutoIt Test Script.au3"    
--> Press Ctrl+Alt+Break to Restart or Ctrl+Break to Stop
False
False
True
+>20:26:24 AutoIt3.exe ended.rc:0
+>20:26:24 AutoIt3Wrapper Finished.
>Exit code: 0    Time: 0.8031

Thanks in Advance, TD :)


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use parenthesis like this:

ConsoleWrite(("Something" = "Samething") & @CRLF) ; False
ConsoleWrite(Not("Something" = "Samething") & @CRLF) ; True <--- use parenthesis
ConsoleWrite((Not False) & @CRLF) ; True

 

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@Chimp Thanks! :D


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Operators precedence forces the evaluation of Not 'Something' and that then forces conversion of the string to a number 'Something' evaluates to zero then Not 0 evaluates to anything distinct from zero, say 1, but then 1 = 'Samething' is False (since that string also evaluates to 0).


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@jchd Exactly! :D


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