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Hello I would like to know if there is a way to return a sentence in cmd when I launch from it (because I add arguments).

For example, diskpart.exe which help to manage the key and hdd connected, when you launch it with the parameter "/f" the app return a sentence saying that it don't recognize the parameter "/f" and it return the sentence in the cmd where i started the application, not a new one.

That's what I want to do but I couldn't find anything that would solve my problem on internet and on AutoIt like ConsoleWrite / ConsoleWriteError (don't work).

 

Thanks

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JLogan3o13

@hcl, you can use StdOutRead, something like this:

#include <Constants.au3>

$net = Run(@ComSpec & " /c defrag.exe C:\ /A", @SystemDir, @SW_HIDE, $STDERR_CHILD + $STDOUT_CHILD)

While 1
    $line = StdoutRead($net)
    If @error Then ExitLoop
        If $line <> "" Then ConsoleWrite($line & @CRLF)
Wend

 


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hcI

I understand now how std commands works but want I would like to do is not launching an app and then read what it return,

I would like to, when I run "MyAutoItApp.exe /example" the application will detect itself that /example is not a valid parameter and then write in the cmd where I executed "MyAutoItApp.exe /example" something like "/example is not a valid parameter". So it would look like that :

Global $own_process = "I would like to handle in this variable the process of this script when running"

If $CmdLine[0] > 0 Then
    If Not $CmdLine[1] = "/right" Then
        StdinWrite($own_process, $CmdLine[1] & " is not a valid parameter.") ; I don't know either if this would work as it is supposed to write in child process and not in "the one that launched the script"
        Exit
    Else
        StdinWrite($own_process, $CmdLine[1] & " is the valid parameter.") ; Same here...
        MsgBox(64, "", "The 1st parameter you typed was /right !")
        Exit
    EndIf
EndIf

 

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