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Beginners problem with ConsoleRead

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Hi -

I just got started with AutoIt which seems just like the kind of tool I need all the time!

For a script I need to pipe data from an application, my first attempt to do this failed misserably however :whistle:

My script is (test.au3):

$var = ConsoleRead(10)

MsgBox(0, "From keyboard", $var)

Exit

Which - for testing - I then just run as:

echo Hello | test.au3

But the script does not get any input but just gives me the emspy message box.

So obviously I'm missing something here, but I cant find any examples and Google for AutoIt ConsoleRead don't yield anything useful:(

Does anybody have a small example of using ConsoleRead I could have a peek at?

Cheers,

Brian

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