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Since I'm able to get a Dell equipment warranty status thanks to my API key, I'm using an UDF to extract data from an XML file and get the end date. >
Thing is, when using InetGet, the original file is in JSON format and the UDF is not working anymore, even if I download the file with the xml extension. Therefore, and when I manually download the page with Chrome, I have a proper XML file where the UDF is working fine.
Here's my code:
I even tried to convert the json to xml > https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/185717-js-json-to-xml/
I took a look here https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/104150-json-udf-library-fully-rfc4627-compliant/ but I don't understand anything :/
The XML read UDF is just perfect for my needs but I'm stuck here...
Thanks for any help you can provide
Alright, this is going to be a rather long explanation so bear with me.
What I am trying to to is build a GUI program that, in the end, will look like this:
The middle Frame is for displaying a desktop icon and the right frame is for displaying a selected image.
The XML file I am using looks like this:
<list> <item id="1"> <ico>Path\to\icon1<\ico> <img>Path\to\image1<\img> <exe>Path\to\program1<\exe> <label>UserDefinedLabel1<\label> <\item> <item id="2"> <ico>Path\to\icon2<\ico> <img>Path\to\image2<\img> <exe>Path\to\program2<\exe> <label>UserDefinedLabel2<\label> <\item> <\list> What I want this program to do is when I highlight an item in the listbox (which btw is displaying the <label> value associated with the item) I want the displayed icon and image to change to the ones associated with that entry.
Also I would like to include an additional dialog to open when the 'ADD' button is clicked that will add entries to the XML file that looks like this:
The main problem I am running into is that I do not know much about XML and how to parse it into dynamic variables that can change based off of selection.
Any help is appreciated.
10-29-16 EDIT: For all intents and purposes, I basically want to create something similar to PStart, but with a preview pane with a customizable image for each item in it.
I've the following problem and hope somebody can push me in the right direction or have a good example on how to do it.
The problem is :I want to search / select / change /check a XML setting in a XML file.
The example XML file is as following :
<Configuration> <Categories> <Category Name="default"> <SubCategories> <SubCategory Name="defaultsettings"> <Settings> <Setting Name="machinename" TypeName="System.String" Value="defaultname" /> <Setting Name="cpuspeed" TypeName="System.String" Value="false" /> <Setting Name="cmptemp" TypeName="System.String" Value="false" /> <Setting Name="cmpspeed_set" TypeName="System.String" Value="" /> <Setting Name="cmptemp_set" TypeName="System.String" Value="" /> </Settings> </SubCategory> </SubCategories> </Category> <Category Name="settings"> <SubCategories> <SubCategory Name="comp1"> <Settings> <Setting Name="machinename" TypeName="System.String" Value="comp1" /> <Setting Name="cpuspeed" TypeName="System.String" Value="true" /> <Setting Name="cmptemp" TypeName="System.String" Value="false" /> <Setting Name="cmpspeed_set" TypeName="System.String" Value="12" /> <Setting Name="cmptemp_set" TypeName="System.String" Value="" /> </Settings> </SubCategory> <SubCategory Name="comp2"> <Settings> <Setting Name="machinename" TypeName="System.String" Value="comp2" /> <Setting Name="cpuspeed" TypeName="System.String" Value="false" /> <Setting Name="cmptemp" TypeName="System.String" Value="true" /> <Setting Name="cmpspeed_set" TypeName="System.String" Value="" /> <Setting Name="cmptemp_set" TypeName="System.String" Value="9" /> </Settings> </SubCategory> </SubCategories> </Category> </Categories> </Configuration> In this XML file I want to :
-search if subcategory whit the name "comp3" exists
-if exist change of setting "cpuspeed" value to false
-if not exist make a new subcategory "comp3" whit the default settings from subcategory "default settings"
what i have this far is :
Func xml_test1() Dim $return Local $file = @ScriptDir & "\test.xml" FileOpen($file, $FO_READ) _FileReadToArray($file,$return) FileClose($file) msg("",$return) msg("",$return) EndFunc func xml_test2() Local $file = @ScriptDir & "\test.xml" Local $oXML = ObjCreate("Microsoft.XMLDOM") ;~ $oXML.load("D:\___BUILDS___\___SRMT___\test.xml") $oXML.load($file) $oOther= $oXML.SelectSingleNode("//Configuration/Categories/Category/SubCategories/SubCategory/Settings/Setting") ; or //other ConsoleWrite("$oOther.text=[" & $oOther.text & "]" & @CRLF) EndFunc i know it is not enough what I'm trying to do but I'm realy stuk in what to do next.
I've searched in the XML.udf but could not find in the examples what to do what i want to do.
The things what i found are about <settings>false</settings> writing style of XML and not the way I've the XML.
(or I'm reading it wrong)
Is there somebody who can help me on mine way or has a good example script?
Thanks in advanced
Today I was working on some Webservices UDF.
As a result I get this kind of data:
I was searching here:
But finally I made this:
#include <IE.au3> _Example() Func _Example() Local $sHTML = _ '<root>
</root>' MsgBox(0, 'TEST', _HTML_DecodeEntities($sHTML)) EndFunc ;==>_Example Func _HTML_DecodeEntities(ByRef $sHTML) $sHTML = StringReplace($sHTML,'
','<hr>') Local $oIE = _IECreate("about:blank", 0, 0, 1, 0) _IEDocWriteHTML($oIE, $sHTML) Local $sResult = _IEBodyReadText($oIE) _IEQuit($oIE) Return $sResult EndFunc ;==>_HTML_DecodeEntities
I was asking @eltorro serveral times for any support for XML DOM wrapper (COM) - with no success
So I took matters into my hands ..... I want to present XMLWrapperEx.au3 - BETA Version
Want to join to the project ?
Here is some description:
; #INDEX# ======================================================================================================================= ; Title .........: XMLWrapperEx.au3 ; AutoIt Version : 188.8.131.52++ ; Language ......: English ; Description ...: Functions to use for reading and writing XML using msxml. ; Remarks .......: BETA Version ; Author ........: mLipok ; Version .......: "1.1.1.01" ; _XML_MiscProperty_UDFVersion() #CS This UDF is created on the basis of: https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/19848-xml-dom-wrapper-com/ For this reason, I attach also the last known (to me) previous version ($_XMLUDFVER = "184.108.40.206" _XMLDomWrapper_220.127.116.11_CN.au3 ) For the same reason I continue to recognize the achievements of the work of my predecessors (they are still noted in each Function header). . . . . !!!!!!!!! This is BETA VERSION (all could be changed) !!!!!!!!! . . . WORK IN PROGRES INFORMATION: For now 2015-09-01 the descripion (Function Header) can not entirely correctly describe the function. TODO: in many places I used "TODO" as a keyword to find what should be done in future . I want to: PREVENT THIS: The unfortunate nature of both the scripts is that the func return results are strings or arrays instead of objects. . I want to: USE THIS CONCEPT: . All function should use Refernce to the object as first Function parameter . All function should return in most cases objects. There should be separate functions to Change Object collection to array . All function should use COM Error Handler in local scope. . All function should return @error which are defined in #Region XMLWrapperEx.au3 - @ERROR Enums . All function should have the same naming convention . All variables should have the same naming convention . There should not to be any Global Variable - exception is $g__oXMLDOM_Events . It should be possible easy to use XML DOM Events . https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms764697(v=vs.85).aspx . It should be possible easy to Debug . Ultimately, you should be able to do anything with your XML without having to use your own Error Handler. #CE
More info inside zip archive.
This UDF can be downloaded from here: