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Basti756

Find string and replace in ini file

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Hi,

I need help with finding and replacing a string. I wanna do the following:

- Read data from a combo

- search for that string in an ini file

- replace the string in the ini file with something (i.e. 5)

That's what the ini file looks like:

[name]
1=givenname7 lastname9
2=givenname5 lastname3
.
.
.

So let's say there's "givenname5 lastname3" written in the combo box. I want the script to find the string in the ini file and replace the value (and ONLY the value <_< ) with "5". How am I doing this? This can't be so difficult, but I'm running out of ideas...

Bastian

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GUIctrlRead() and IniWrite() <_<

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

Look at

$text = GuictrlRead($combo) <-- The data in the combo (called $combo) is stored (as $text)

$iniData = IniReadSection($location, 'name') <-- $iniData is now an array with all the data from the 'name' section

$temp = StringReplace('Hi how are you', 'are', 'aren't) <-- temp now equals 'Hi how aren't you'

All those can be found with loads more detail in the helpfile.

EDIT: Forgot IniWrite()

EDIT2: But it looks like Nahuel got that one covered

Edited by Piano_Man

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