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Eminence

Hello,

Does separating a user defined function from the main script onto another .au3 file considered acceptable as a best practice?

For example, I have defined functions for a SQLite database connections and stuff on the main file together with other defined functions with different functionalities having about hundreds of line together. I'm thinking of having it separated and create another file to have it included at the top part of the script instead of having it all inside the main file. 

Basically separating structure from functions. Any thoughts? 

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BrewManNH

It's perfectly normal and acceptable to separate your functions and your main script. Look at the list of UDFs (User Defined Function) that come with AutoIt and the thousands of user created UDFs that do this.

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Earthshine

yes, that way you can build a library of UDFs to just include in main scripts.

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Eminence
5 hours ago, BrewManNH said:

It's perfectly normal and acceptable to separate your functions and your main script. Look at the list of UDFs (User Defined Function) that come with AutoIt and the thousands of user created UDFs that do this.

 

5 hours ago, Earthshine said:

yes, that way you can build a library of UDFs to just include in main scripts.

Awsm! Thanks to the both of you. :)

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