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How can I open an Internet file in AutoIt, scan a line, then do something if the line reads 1, and do something else if the line reads 2?

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Sorry for the long title. Let's give an example...

I want to look in a file called home.txt on GeoCities and see what the first line reads. If this first line reads yes, then the script will execute a program. If the first line reads no, then the script will exit. NOTE: This file is on the internet.. not on my hard drive.

I'm pretty sure that this is possible, but how would I go about doing this?


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So how do I have the script identify what is in that line and then execute something (probably if statement)?


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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

So how do I have the script identify what is in that line and then execute something (probably if statement)?

$url = ;Put URL of file here
$file = InetGet($url)
$read = FileRead($file)
$check1 = ;Put what you want to check for here
$check2 = ;Put what you want to check for here
If $read = $check1 Then
    ;Put what you want to happen here
ElseIf $read = $check2 Then
    ;Put what you want to happen here
EndIf
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Okay... one more thing. If there is a URL in that file, how do I have the script automatically download the file(s)?


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$url = ;Put URL of file here
$file = InetGet($url)
$read = FileRead($file)
$check1 = ;Put what you want to check for here
$check2 = ;Put what you want to check for here
If $read = $check1 Then
    ;Put what you want to happen here
ElseIf $read = $check2 Then
    ;Put what you want to happen here
EndIf
Might want to re-read InetGet() and it's parameters... you probably meant to use _InetGetSource().

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Okay... one more thing. If there is a URL in that file, how do I have the script automatically download the file(s)?

Are you kidding? 1st, break down logically how you think it would happen, then try something, then... and ONLY then, if you still need help, show what you've tried and explain where you think it may be failing at.

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Might want to re-read InetGet() and it's parameters... you probably meant to use _InetGetSource().

No I meant the file's URL, I guess I should have been more specific.


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