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quotes and double quotes

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I always seem to have trouble when I want to run a cmd app that has lots of parameters and use quotes from with autoit (or any other language for that matter). For example I want to run the following

convert -density 300 -size 1416x1416 xc:white -fill white -strokewidth 20 -stroke black -draw "circle 708,708 500,40" -strokewidth 5 -draw "roundrectangle 354,930 1062,1250 10,10" -draw "roundrectangle 354,166 1062,300 10,10" -font "Century-Gothic-Bold" -stroke none -pointsize 18 -fill black -draw "text 360,1000 'CD 0001'" -draw "text 360,1100 'Book:235P'" -draw "text 360,1200 'Pages 0023 to 1026'" -draw "text 360,225 'DATE & TIME'" CD_cover.jpg

Is there a good rule of thumb (or even better a script) that I can use to make sure i get the quotes in the right place.

regards iggy

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Just as far as "rule of thumb" is concerned, I always use MsgBox() to verify my quotes placement prior to enabling the Run() command for complicated strings.


- MoChr(77)& Chr(97)& Chr(100)& Chr(101)& Chr(32)& Chr(121)& Chr(97)& Chr(32)& Chr(108)& Chr(111)& Chr(111)& Chr(107)-------I've told you 100,000 times not to exaggerate!-------Don't make me hit you with my cigarette hand...-------My scripts:Random Episode Selector, Keyboard MouseMover, CopyPath v2.1, SmartRename for XP,Window Tracer[sup]New![/sup]

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ahh sorted it. Find&replace on the line all " with "" and then just the normal " at the beginning and end of the line. cheers for the msgbox idea

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cheers for the msgbox idea

NP, find myself needing to do it all the time.

- MoChr(77)& Chr(97)& Chr(100)& Chr(101)& Chr(32)& Chr(121)& Chr(97)& Chr(32)& Chr(108)& Chr(111)& Chr(111)& Chr(107)-------I've told you 100,000 times not to exaggerate!-------Don't make me hit you with my cigarette hand...-------My scripts:Random Episode Selector, Keyboard MouseMover, CopyPath v2.1, SmartRename for XP,Window Tracer[sup]New![/sup]

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