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Func _LoadString($File,$StringId)
    Local $String,$StringResult
    $Dll = DllCall("Kernel32.dll","hwnd","LoadLibraryExA","str",$File,"hwnd",0,"int",2)
    $String = DllCall("user32.dll","int","LoadStringA","ptr",$Dll[0],"int",$StringId,"str",$StringResult,"int",255)
    If $String[0] > 0 Then Return $String[3]

Edited by Raik

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Shouldn't you free the library?

Common sense plays a role in the basics of understanding AutoIt... If you're lacking in that, do us all a favor, and step away from the computer.

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My library is already free, I just show them my card and off I go with my books.

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Liked your idea, so I went ahead and added the _WinAPI_LoadString($hInstance, $iStringId) function which was not in the WinAPI library

This is the function header in beta

; #FUNCTION# ====================================================================================================


; Name...........: _WinAPI_LoadString

; Description ...: loads a string resource from the executable file associated with a specified module

; Syntax.........: _WinAPI_LoadString($hInstance, $iStringId)

; Parameters ....: $hInstance - Handle to an instance of the module whose executable file contains the string resource

; $iStringId - Specifies the integer identifier of the string to be loaded

; Return values .: Success - The string requested, @extended is the number of TCHARS copied

; Failure - Empty string and @error is set

; Author ........: Gary Frost used correct syntax, Original concept Raik

; Modified.......:

; Remarks .......:

; Related .......: _WinAPI_LoadLibraryEx, _WinAPI_FreeLibrary

; Link ..........; @@MsdnLink@@ LoadString

; Example .......; Yes

; ====================================================================================================


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