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What is and how to use .dll in AutoIt?

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Hi guys! How are you? Hope you're fine :)
I was thinking about .dll files and, I always wanted to know what they are and how to use them in AutoIt.
If someone would like to explain it to me, even with a practice example, I'd be very very happy! Thanks :D 


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Definition

Tutorial

Example (of making your own dll; NB requires some proficiency in C++ coding)

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Example (of making your own dll; NB requires some proficiency in C++ coding)

Here I would like to know something more detailed... If you could explain me something about, I'd be very happy :) 
Thanks :) 


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The example is pretty straight forward, what more do you need or what are you not understanding? You did actually read through it completely I am assuming.


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Hey @JLogan3o13!
Yes, I read it, but what I was looking for is something like a "tutorial" on the creation of .dll through 

 

DllStructCreate()

@RTFC: the "Definition" link doesn't work :) 

@JLogan3o13
What are they used for? That's what I'd like to learn :) Thanks :) 

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Guess the definition was intended to point to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic-link_library

17 minutes ago, FrancescoDiMuro said:

What are they used for?

They being DLL?  I am sure you can find that answer yourself!

Jos


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6 minutes ago, Jos said:

Guess the definition was intended to point to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic-link_library

They being DLL?  I am sure you can find that answer yourself!

Jos

And how are they used in AutoIt? Thanks Jos :) 


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@Jos
Hey Jos, I'm trying to insert a text that contains quotes in a SQLite database, and I don't know how to do.
I tried with 
 

Local $sString = "1P6AV2104'0HA04'0AA0"
StringReplace($sString, "'", "''")

but I didn't managed to, obtaining this error:
 

--> Error:    unrecognized token: "0HA04"

How can I manage to solve this problem? Thanks :) 


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This has little to do with DLLs. Create a new thread for that.


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Thanks :) 


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2 hours ago, FrancescoDiMuro said:

the "Definition" link doesn't work

Fixed; sorry about that.:>

 

2 hours ago, Jos said:

uess the definition was intended to point to [Wikipedia]

Well, I amended my initial Wikipedia reflex post when I actually read the article, which was not aimed at entry-level coders. To my surprise, the msdn one (link restored now) proved more accessible reading, but I accidentally appended the link ref instead of replacing the Wikipedia one, because I'm sloppy, :whistle::idiot: and didn't check that the link actually worked, because I'm lazier than a comatose sloth. :yawn:

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