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$var = (" string ") why some developer use barkets in this way !!

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Hi,

This is my first question and l am a new in AutoIT scripting.

As any beginner I have started with reading some scripts and I found many developers use this form to assign a simple string to a variable:

$var = ("string").

Maybe it is a simple question but I would like really to know why especially when I tried to display the value of $var with MsgBox I found it a simple String.

 

Thanks in advance

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There's no rational reason I can think of to use parentheses around a string in that way.

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Looks confusing to me

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@HermiM No reason, just outdated scripts :), Don't use it, It will only evaluate "string" once more (which isn't required)

 

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Names, or that doesn't exist.

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I think these programmers might be robots. Put everything inside brackets - I say!

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Just now, czardas said:

I think these programmers might be robots.

Bot for creating Bot's :)

 


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