aiter

Closng file handles or not before exit

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I am not sure if I need to bother closing my open file handles, graphical handles etc before I exit a program.

Does AutoIt close all open handles itself when the program exits or do I need to make sure they are closed before  I exit?

 

 

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aiter,

AutoIt does a pretty good job cleaning up after itself, but I would argue that it is good practice to do as much as you can in your own code. if nothing else, it will get you into good habits for when you move onto a less-forgiving language.

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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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