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Read data from Edit control to .ini file.

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I would appreciate any help in understanding the behavior of the following short example script. I am trying to capture data that is copied and pasted in to an edit box and write it to an .ini file.

Please try the following:

#include <GUIConstants.au3>
; Data to copy and paste in to Edit Box:
#cs

123
456
789

#ce
GUICreate("Enter data to write to .ini file.", 200, 300, -1, -1)
$Input= GuiCtrlCreateEdit("", 10, 10, 100, 200)
$Button_Ok = GUICtrlCreateButton("Ok", 50, 250, 50, 25)
GuiSetState()
While 1
    $msg = GuiGetMsg()
    Select
        Case $msg = $Button_Ok
            $Input_Split = StringSplit(GUICtrlRead($Input), @CR)
            For $i = 1 To $Input_Split[0]
                MsgBox(0, $i, $Input_Split[$i])
                IniWrite("Edit Test.ini", "Data", $i, $Input_Split[$i])
            Next
            Exit
        Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
    EndSelect
WEnd
I would welcome a better way to accomplish this task, but I would still be curious to why this method does not work correctly.

Thanks to anyone who can help me figure this one out.

taurus905


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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Quick test and all OK here Win98se + Autoit 3, 2, 1, 11

EDIT:

NO it's NOT ok un multiline .. no time ti chek it now

PS:

try

$Input_Split = StringSplit(GUICtrlRead($Input), @CRLF)

Edited by Lapo

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Quick test and all OK here Win98se + Autoit 3, 2, 1, 11

EDIT:

NO it's NOT ok un multiline .. no time ti chek it now

Lapo,

Thanks for trying my example and confirming that it does not work as expected.

taurus905


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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

Lapo,

Thanks for trying my example and confirming that it does not work as expected.

taurus905

see the edit on the above post

here again

try

$Input_Split = StringSplit(GUICtrlRead($Input), @CRLF)

and maybe split out NullLines

Edited by Lapo

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PS:

try

$Input_Split = StringSplit(GUICtrlRead($Input), @CRLF)

Lapo,

I thought of that and did not try it.

The outputted data looks like this:

1=123
2=
3=456
4=
5=789

But I can work with that.

Thanks again.

taurus905


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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

But I can work with that.

Maybe :

$Input_Split = StringSplit(GUICtrlRead($Input), @LF)

Edited by Lapo

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Maybe :

$Input_Split = StringSplit(GUICtrlRead($Input), @LF)

Lapo,

Perfect. That did the trick.

Thanks for taking the time to help me.

taurus905


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