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Store Word Document in Autoit Gui

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Hello

 

Is there anyway to store word documents in Autoit GUI? For example I have a instruction sheet that I want to bundle up with the exe.

So a user simply clicks the icon and the stored document will launch  (Something like how you can add objects like excel sheets in word documents )

(I Know we can launch word files from script directory)

 

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As BrewMan mentions, FileInstall if you want to simply include the Word Doc with your script. If you meant actually embedding it in your GUI for reading, I used to use something like this:

#include <GUIConstants.au3>

$file = @DesktopDir & "\Test.doc"
$oWordDoc = ObjGet($file)

If IsObj($oWordDoc) then
    GUICreate ( "Embedded Object Test", 800, 300)
    $GUI_ActiveX = GUICtrlCreateObj($oWordDoc, 10, 10, 780 , 280 )
    GUISetState ()

    While 1
        $msg = GUIGetMsg()
        Select
            Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                ExitLoop
        EndSelect
    Wend

    GUIDelete ()
EndIf

Be forewarned the ribbon plays havoc with viewing if the GUI is too small


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17 hours ago, BrewManNH said:

FileInstall

Thanks !
As I understand it this will install soem specific files to a location specified (something like a setup)

My aim is to embed the file in the tool itself and open it up on user click. (it should not be stored as a seperate file in the script directory)

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22 hours ago, JLogan3o13 said:

As BrewMan mentions, FileInstall if you want to simply include the Word Doc with your script. If you meant actually embedding it in your GUI for reading, I used to use something like this:

#include <GUIConstants.au3>

$file = @DesktopDir & "\Test.doc"
$oWordDoc = ObjGet($file)

If IsObj($oWordDoc) then
    GUICreate ( "Embedded Object Test", 800, 300)
    $GUI_ActiveX = GUICtrlCreateObj($oWordDoc, 10, 10, 780 , 280 )
    GUISetState ()

    While 1
        $msg = GUIGetMsg()
        Select
            Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                ExitLoop
        EndSelect
    Wend

    GUIDelete ()
EndIf

Be forewarned the ribbon plays havoc with viewing if the GUI is too small

Thanks But this uses a file stored in a location right? As I understand this code, it basically launches test.doc from desktop when user click in gui

Is there any way that you can embed the file in the GUI itself.

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You can with a combination: Use FileInstall to include the file with your executable, then embed it.

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13 hours ago, JLogan3o13 said:

You can with a combination: Use FileInstall to include the file with your executable, then embed it.

Ok so you suggest everytime the script launches, Fileinstall adds the  word file to script location, the user can then click and launch it from the  script location using the GUI.

IF the GUI closes the the file then gets deleted too

Something like that?

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7 hours ago, Neonovaz said:

IF the GUI closes the the file then gets deleted too

nope, FileInstall("source", "dest" [, flag = 0]) will dump/write/copy the file to a destination.
If you wanna remove it, you'll have to write a line of code to do so.

Edited by argumentum
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On 11/8/2017 at 8:59 PM, argumentum said:

nope, FileInstall("source", "dest" [, flag = 0]) will dump/write/copy the file to a destination.
If you wanna remove it, you'll have to write a line of code to do so.

yup got that !

Thanks everyone for your guidance ! got it working :)

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