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So I've made this script that detects how long i have held down my left mouse button for and stores the information in an array and then sorts its using _ArraySort but the output is half sorted half broken.

Here's my script:

HotKeySet("{F1}","_exit")
#include <Misc.au3>
#include <Timers.au3>
#include <Array.au3>

Local $dll = DllOpen("user32.dll")
$on = False
Global $array[0]

While(1)
    If _IsPressed(01,$dll) Then
        $timer = _Timer_Init()
        While _IsPressed(01,$dll)
            Sleep(1)
        WEnd
        $time = _Timer_Diff($timer)
        _ArrayAdd($array,"Time: " & Floor($time) & " ms")
;~      ConsoleWrite("Time: " & Floor($time) & " ms" & @CRLF)
    EndIf
    Sleep(50)
WEnd

Func _exit()
    _ArraySort($array)
    _ArrayDisplay($array)
    Exit
EndFunc

And the output:

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See how its not sorted?  What is the problem here?

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It's sorting alphanumerically, because you stored strings. Instead, store only the time in ms (numerically, not as string!) .

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TrashBoat,

_ArraySort sorts strings alphabetically - which is why you get what you do as a result. Save the values as numbers and it will sort numerically:

_ArrayAdd($array, Floor($time))

And if you open the DLL, you should really use DLLClose as you exit to shut it down.

M23

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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TrashBoat,

Actually AutoIt will clear up after you automatically - but doing it yourself is a good habit to get into and can save problems later on when you really do need to do so (such as with many GDI functions).

M23

Public_Domain.png.2d871819fcb9957cf44f4514551a2935.png Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind

Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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19 minutes ago, TrashBoat said:

does me not closing the dll result in memory loss

It's the other way around; if you suffer from memory loss you may forget to close the handle.;)

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