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[Solved] AD update from csv file

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Hi guys, 

I'd like to write a piece of tool that would allow me to update a certain field in our Active Directory from a comma separated csv file composed like this:

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This file, automatically generated, can hold more than 10k lines.
Thus, I need column A to be in one variable, column B in a second one and column C in a third one.

I'm really missing this part as updating the AD is fairly easy once the 3 variable are populated. 

I see things like this:

Quote

Read line 1
Do AD update
Read line 2
Do AD update
...
End Of File

Here's my attempts at the moment:

#include <File.au3>
#include <Array.au3>

Global $csv_file = @DesktopDir & "\Book1.csv"
Global $aRecords

If Not _FileReadToArray($csv_file,$aRecords) Then
   MsgBox(4096,"Error", " Error reading log to Array error:" & @error)
   Exit
EndIf
For $x = 1 to $aRecords[0]
    Msgbox(0,'Record:' & $x, $aRecords[$x]) ; Shows the line that was read from file
    $csv_line_values = StringSplit($aRecords[$x], ",",1) ; Splits the line into 2 or more variables and puts them in an array
    ; _ArrayDisplay($csv_line_values) ; Shows what's in the array you just created.
    ; $csv_line_values[0] holds the number of elements in array
    ; $csv_line_values[1] holds the value
    ; $csv_line_values[2] holds the value
    ; etc
    Msgbox(0, 0, $csv_line_values[1])
Next

Any help on this please? 

Thanks in advance

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#include <File.au3>
#include <Array.au3>

Global $csv_file = @DesktopDir & "\Book1.csv"
Global $aRecords

If Not _FileReadToArray($csv_file,$aRecords) Then
  ; MsgBox(4096,"Error", " Error reading log to Array error:" & @error)
   Exit
EndIf


For $x = 1 to UBound($aRecords) -1
   ConsoleWrite("ROW "&$x &" "&$aRecords[$x]&@CRLF) ; Shows the line that was read from file
    $csv_line_values = StringSplit($aRecords[$x], ",",1) ; Splits the line into 2 or more variables and puts them in an array
   For $z = 1 to UBound($csv_line_values) -1
        If $z = 1 Then
            ConsoleWrite(" A " &$csv_line_values[$z]&@CRLF)
        ElseIf $z = 2 Then
            ConsoleWrite(" B " &$csv_line_values[$z]&@CRLF)
        ElseIf $z = 3 Then
            ConsoleWrite(" C " &$csv_line_values[$z]&@CRLF)
        EndIf
    Next
   ; _ArrayDisplay($csv_line_values) ; Shows what's in the array you just created.
    ; $csv_line_values[0] holds the number of elements in array
    ; $csv_line_values[1] holds the value
    ; $csv_line_values[2] holds the value
    ; etc
   ; Msgbox(0, 0, $csv_line_values[1])
Next

 

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Perfect, 

Thanks :)


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Would like to add you can also use Excel UDF to create your array

#include <Array.au3> ;~ Only required for _ArrayDisplay()
#include <Excel.au3>

;~ Excel File (.xlxx, .csv) file path
$sExcelFile = @DesktopDir & "\Book1.csv"
;~ Open Excel Object
$oExcel = _Excel_Open (False)
;~ Open the Workbook
$oWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel, $sExcelFile, True, False)
;~ Read the Workbook to an array
$aArray = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook)

;~ Display the Array
_ArrayDisplay($aArray)

;~ Close the WorkBook
_Excel_BookClose($oWorkbook)
;~ Close the Excel Object
_Excel_Close($oExcel)

 

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