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Greetings everyone, I'm brand new to the boards and to autoit. I'm working on my 1st script, and I need a little help.

What I have is a list of folders:

001_something

002_something different

003_something entirely different

etc

The numbering is sequential and organized, what comes after the underscore can be completely random.

From a GUI perspective, I would like to be able for the user to create a list of numbers they want to work with. If anyone can help me with that it would be great but its not my priority.

What I need to do is once I know what number the user is looking for, I need to search the list of folders for that number (00X) and open it.

Any help the board could give would be greatly appreciated.

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Greetings everyone, I'm brand new to the boards and to autoit. I'm working on my 1st script, and I need a little help.

What I have is a list of folders:

001_something

002_something different

003_something entirely different

etc

The numbering is sequential and organized, what comes after the underscore can be completely random.

From a GUI perspective, I would like to be able for the user to create a list of numbers they want to work with. If anyone can help me with that it would be great but its not my priority.

What I need to do is once I know what number the user is looking for, I need to search the list of folders for that number (00X) and open it.

Any help the board could give would be greatly appreciated.

Here's a quick and dirty example (code untested):

#include<File.au3>
#include<GUIConstants.au3>
;#include<array.au3>

$rootfolder = "C:\test"
$folderlist = _FileListToArray($rootfolder, "*", 2)
$matchfound = 0

GUICreate("Folder Selection", 250, 100)
GUICtrlCreateLabel("Enter the 3-digit number for the folder you wish to open.", 5, 5, 240,40)
$selectedfolder = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 5, 50, 240, 20, $ES_NUMBER)
$ButtonOK = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 100, 75, 50, 20)
GUISetState()

;_ArrayDisplay($folderlist)
While 1
    $msg = GUIGetMsg()
    Select
        Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $msg = $ButtonOK
            If $selectedfolder <> "" Then
                For $i = 1 To $folderlist[0]
                    If StringLeft($folderlist[$i], 3) = GUICtrlRead($selectedfolder) Then
                        $matchfound = 1
                        ShellExecute($rootfolder &"\" &$folderlist[$i])
                    Else
                    EndIf
                Next
                If $matchfound = 0 Then
                    MsgBox(64, "Error", "A matching folder number was not found.")
                EndIf
            EndIf
    EndSelect
WEnd

There may be a number of ways that may be a bit cleaner, but this is just a quick example to get you started.

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