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Possible to get number of files selected with FileOpenDialog?


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Hi.

I'm trying to get FileOpenDialog to return the number of files selected rather than displaying the filename themselves as per the default example in the help file. eg. How many zip files were selected by the dialog box.

eg. Local $sFileOpenDialog = FileOpenDialog($sMessage, $sourcefolder & "\", "Zip (*.zip;*.rar)", BitOR($FD_FILEMUSTEXIST, $FD_MULTISELECT))
    

Local $sFileOpenDialog = FileOpenDialog($sMessage, $sourcefolder & "\", "Zip (*.zip;*.rar)", BitOR($FD_FILEMUSTEXIST, $FD_MULTISELECT))
Local $files = _FileListToArray($sFileOpenDialog, "*", 1)
Local $count = $files[0]

I get the following error:

==> Subscript used on non-accessible variable.:

Global $filecount = $files[0]
Global $filecount = $files^ ERROR

How do you access that first part of the array as per the help file?

Return Value

Success:

A one-dimensional array.
    $aArray[0] = Number of Files\Folders returned
    $aArray[1] = 1st File\Folder
    $aArray[2] = 2nd File\Folder
    $aArray[3] = 3rd File\Folder
    $aArray[n] = nth File\Folder

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@RadAct 

FileOpenDialog:  https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/functions/FileOpenDialog.htm
Return Value 
Success: the full path of the file(s) chosen. Results for multiple selections are "Directory|file1|file2|...".

StringReplace: https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/functions/StringReplace.htm
Return Value
Returns the new string with the number of replacements performed stored in the @extended macro.

Example: StringReplace("Directory|file1|file2|file3|file4", "file", "file") and you find number of files after in @extended

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