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$CmdLine and double quotes/inverted commas

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Guest hein bloed

Hi,

having the following program to reproduce:

ConsoleWrite($CmdLine[1] & @CRLF & $CmdLineRaw)

Calling it two parameters set, the password contains 2xinverted commas:

password""

username

gives this output:

password

/ErrorStdOut "Z:\Documents and Settings\tgdlopa3\Desktop\testtesttest.au3" password"" username

Calling it two parameters set, the password contains 1xinverted commas::

password"

username

gives this output:

password" username

/ErrorStdOut "Z:\Documents and Settings\tgdlopa3\Desktop\testtesttest.au3" password" username

Calling it two parameters set, the password contains 3xinverted commas::

password"1"2"3

username

gives this output:

password12"3 username

/ErrorStdOut "Z:\Documents and Settings\tgdlopa3\Desktop\testtesttest.au3" password"1"2"3 username

Calling it two parameters set, the password contains 4xinverted commas::

password"1"2"3"

username

gives this output:

password123

/ErrorStdOut "Z:\Documents and Settings\tgdlopa3\Desktop\testtesttest.au3" password"1"2"3" username

The help file reads:

A parameter that contains spaces must be surrounded by "double quotes". Compiled scripts accept command line parameters in the same way.

Well, this explains why it's not possible to use parameters that contain "double quotes". Maybe shift thios topic to "not a bug" or maybe add a line the the help file. Just opened the topic because I couldn't find a similar topic in the forum.

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Jos

It is possible to have Double quotes but you will have to lexer the commandline yourself by using $cmdlineraw.

Not a BUG ... Moved to support as suggested ..


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