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Is AutoIt the good choice ?

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Hi all

Just found AutoIt by chance. Looks very impressive !

Actually, I'm looking for a MFC equivalent of the gtkdialog utility (see this url http://linux.pte.hu/~pipas/gtkdialog/) . Do not confuse with GtkDialog ;-)

I want something to setup basic dialogs easily from an external xml file (or a command-line argument), and get the control values in an output file (see the "AWK script with GUI" section in the URL above).

Is AutoIt appropriate for such an usage ? Any useful pointers to start ?

Tks for your help !

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Yes, this tool is what you need (IMHO), dialogs, messages, installers, work with files etc - all this is very ease to acomplish with AutoIT! :whistle: (if you learning quick).


 

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AutoIt is a good choice for what you want to do. Spend some time learning the basics first. Learn to write little 1 or 2 line scripts that return a value to a msgBox so you can see what is happening. You will also appreciate many of the included UDF's

Good luck with your scripting :whistle: and remember that there is good support on these forums ( be sure to choose the proper forum for your question).


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