Jefrey

Is AutoIt still accepting PRs? (I made i18n-ed inputbox)

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi!

I noticed InputBoxes weren't being translated as occurs to MsgBox, because MsgBox calls native Windows API and InputBox is implemented from scratch on AU3 sources.

So I managed to look for AutoIt source code but I found an old topic by Jon, mentioning how to find it and how to send PRs. But it's pretty old, I was just a little child when this topic was created and it seems that the things changed since it. The source code couldn't be found on that way, btw.

I could find an old AU3 source code elsewhere on GitHub and implemented the change on InputBox that now brings localized labels for the OK/Cancel buttons, just like MsgBox (it takes Windows standard strings, as MsgBox does, so it will be always translated regardless of the OS language):

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However, I don't see how to send these changes lately. I prepared a zip file and a Changes.txt file following Jon's topic and Larry's specs, but I realized the email address that the topic tells to send the changes isn't even from autoitscript.com domain - and since the topic is 12 years old, I don't know if Jon is still receiving patches on that way.

Is there a way to send a PR? Some repo or email address?

Or actually I should not do it? (in this case, sorry :> )

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My UDFs  _AuThread multithreading emulation for AutoIt · _ExtInputBox an inputbox with multiple inputs and more features · forceUTF8 fix strings encoding without knowing its original charset · JSONgen JSON generator · _TCPServer UDF multi-client and multi-task (run on background) event-based TCP server easy to do · _TCPClient_UDF multi-server and multi-task (runs on background) event-based TCP client easy to do · ParseURL and ParseStr functions ported from PHP · _CmdLine UDF easily parse command line parameters, keys or flags · AutoPHP Create documents (bills, incomes) from HTML by sending variables/arrays from AutoIt to PHP · (Un)Serialize Convert arrays and data into a storable string (PHP compatible) · RTTL Plays and exports to MP3 Nokia-format monophonic ringtones (for very old cellphones) · I18n library Simple and easy to use localization library · Scripting.Dictionary OOP and OOP-like approach · Buffer/stack limit arrays to N items by removing the last one once the limit is reached · NGBioAPI UDF to work with Nitgen fingerprint readers · Serial/Licensing system require license key based on unique machine ID from your users · HTTP a simple WinHTTP library that allows GET, POST and file uploads · Thread true AutoIt threads (under-dev) Classes _WKHtmlToX uses wkhtmlto* to convert HTML files and webpages into PDF or images (jpg, bmp, gif, png...) Snippets _Word_DocFindReplaceByLongText replace strings using Word UDF with strings longer than 255 characters (MSWord limit) rangeparser parser for printing-like pages interval (e.g.: "1,2,3-5") EnvParser parse strings/paths with environment variables and get full path Random stuff Super Mario beep sound your ears will hurt

 

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#2 ·  Posted

Click on "Bugtracker" at the top of this page and create a "Feature request".


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

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ADO - Wiki

 

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#3 ·  Posted

Thanks, @water!

Is it safe to attach the zip file with the changes on the ticket?

(The zip file contains only the compiled interpreter with the changes, the Changes.txt file, the only modified file from AutoIt source code and a test .au3 script, exactly how Jon asked it to be on the mentioned topic)

Because it has been suggested before here, but a supposed dev (it's anonymous) claimed that it's all the dev team can do. But in this case, I already implemented the patch...


My stuff

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My UDFs  _AuThread multithreading emulation for AutoIt · _ExtInputBox an inputbox with multiple inputs and more features · forceUTF8 fix strings encoding without knowing its original charset · JSONgen JSON generator · _TCPServer UDF multi-client and multi-task (run on background) event-based TCP server easy to do · _TCPClient_UDF multi-server and multi-task (runs on background) event-based TCP client easy to do · ParseURL and ParseStr functions ported from PHP · _CmdLine UDF easily parse command line parameters, keys or flags · AutoPHP Create documents (bills, incomes) from HTML by sending variables/arrays from AutoIt to PHP · (Un)Serialize Convert arrays and data into a storable string (PHP compatible) · RTTL Plays and exports to MP3 Nokia-format monophonic ringtones (for very old cellphones) · I18n library Simple and easy to use localization library · Scripting.Dictionary OOP and OOP-like approach · Buffer/stack limit arrays to N items by removing the last one once the limit is reached · NGBioAPI UDF to work with Nitgen fingerprint readers · Serial/Licensing system require license key based on unique machine ID from your users · HTTP a simple WinHTTP library that allows GET, POST and file uploads · Thread true AutoIt threads (under-dev) Classes _WKHtmlToX uses wkhtmlto* to convert HTML files and webpages into PDF or images (jpg, bmp, gif, png...) Snippets _Word_DocFindReplaceByLongText replace strings using Word UDF with strings longer than 255 characters (MSWord limit) rangeparser parser for printing-like pages interval (e.g.: "1,2,3-5") EnvParser parse strings/paths with environment variables and get full path Random stuff Super Mario beep sound your ears will hurt

 

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#4 ·  Posted

As AutoIt is no longer open source and Jon's post is > 12 years old I'm sure this no longer works.
I do not know what the best way to post such feature requests is today (open a new feature request on Trac and refer to the old one; let a Mod re-open the old ticket and add your files ...).
Maybe ask a Mod for assistance.
 


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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