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Easy Way To Ouput Compiled .exe To Different Folder?

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I have my source files in one location, and I deploy my .exe files to another.

Now I can open Aut2Exe, of course, and specify my src and dest folders to accomplish this task. But that is an annoying extra step. I would like to be able to tell auto it:

"See this .au3 file here... whenever I compile it (by right clicking, eg) output it to this other folder there"

Is there a way to do this?

If there is not built-in support for this, does AutoIt have a cmdline cmd that I could use to automate this process in a batch file?

Thanks for any help,


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Yes, Aut2Exe takes command line parameters. Look in the helpfile under...

AutoIt --> Using AutoIt --> Compiling Scripts --> Method 3 - The Command Line

(online copy of the helpfile here)

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Well, you can make a executeble like that (name it Aut2Exe_Path.exe) :

If $CmdLine[0] > 0 Then
    $AutoItPath = RegRead("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\AutoIt v3\AutoIt", "InstallDir")
    $DefaultPath = RegRead("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AutoIt v3\Aut2Exe", "LastExeDir")
    If StringRight($DefaultPath, 1) = "\" Then $DefaultPath = StringTrimRight($DefaultPath, 1)
    $ScriptName = StringReplace(StringRegExpReplace($CmdLine[1], "^.*\\", ""), "au3", "exe")
    $Path = InputBox("Choose Folder", "Type the path that executeble will placed to:", $DefaultPath)
    If Not FileExists($Path) Then DirCreate($Path)
    ShellExecute($AutoItPath & '\Aut2Exe\Aut2Exe.exe', '/in "' & $CmdLine[1] & '" /out "' & $Path & "\" & $ScriptName & '"')
    RegWrite("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AutoIt v3\Aut2Exe", "LastExeDir", "REG_SZ", $Path & "\")
    RegWrite("HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AutoIt v3\Aut2Exe", "LastScriptDir", "REG_SZ", StringRegExpReplace($CmdLine[1], '\\[^\\]*$', ''))

Place it to the Aut2Exe folder (C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Aut2Exe), and then in the registry here:


Just change to this:

C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Aut2Exe\Aut2Exe_Path.exe "%l"

(The path must be where you install the AutoIt).

Then every time you like to complile the script (by right clicking on him), will appear InputBox wheare you can type the path to put compiled script. :whistle:

Edited by MsCreatoR



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