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I'm using SFK.exe (Swiss File Knife) to basically find out what files contain a particular variable. For instance:

A variable named ClearFocus. I want to look through perhaps 200 .lua or .xml files and see if the ClearFocus function exists and then write a text file after the variable name that contains a listing of the files it's listed in. SFK allows you to do that with the following command:

"SFK.exe find -names . ClearFocus > Path\ClearFocus.txt"

This works great in a DOS prompt. The problems are occurring within my GUI.

The GUI basically does the following:

Gives you a file open dialog to choose the file you want to parse.

Once the file is chosen the program stores the data within that file to an array

The array pieces are then called using RunWait for "SFK.exe find -names . ArrayData > Path\ArrayData.txt"

This "should" allow SFK to create a file in the specified path that contains the names of all files in the script directory.

The issue:

The progress bar works fine

The label updates fine showing each file as it is parsed

If I remove @swhide I can see the dos prompts working. I also have a file path exists checking scenario in the script to ensure that the file works. As the script runs, I can look in the process tree and see that SFK.exe is working. However, "It will NOT write my file to a file.txt format in the output directory".


#include <Array.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <File.au3>
#include <GUIConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#Include <GuiListView.au3>
#include <Misc.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>

Global $author = "Ealric", $version = "1.0.0"
Global $path = @ScriptDir
Global $outputpath = $path & "\output\"
Global $SFK = $path & '\sfk.exe'

Global $parent = GUICreate("Swiss File Knife Parser: " & $version, 300, 200)
GUICtrlCreateLabel("Click the parse button below and select the " & _ 
                    "text file you wish to parse.",10,10,270,40)
Global $pbar = GUICtrlCreateProgress(20,60,260,20)
Global $plabel = GUICtrlCreateLabel("File Names",20,85,260,20)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $parent)

Local $PARSEb = GUICtrlCreateButton("&PARSE", 10, 170, 100, 20, $BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON)

While 1
    $msg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $msg
    Case $PARSEb
        MsgBox(64,"Completed","Parsing has been completed")

Func _parse()
    If FileExists($SFK) Then
        Local $aFunctions
        Local $t,$d,$i = 0
        Local $fOpen = FileOpenDialog("Chose Path\Filename.txt to be parsed", $path, "Text files (*.txt)")
        If IsArray($aFunctions) = 1 Then
            $t = Round($aFunctions[0]/100,0)
            $d = $t
            For $x = 1 to $aFunctions[0]
                RunWait($SFK & ' find -names . ' & $aFunctions[$x] & ' > ' & $outputpath & _ 
                        $aFunctions[$x] & ".txt",@ScriptDir,@SW_HIDE)
                If $x = $t Then
                    $t = $t+$d 
            MsgBox(48,"Not an Array","The file you are attempting to open can not be written to an array.")
        MsgBox(48,"Error","The file path to the executable does not exist or is incorrect.")

My Projects: [topic="89413"]GoogleHack Search[/topic], [topic="67095"]Swiss File Knife GUI[/topic], [topic="69072"]Mouse Location Pointer[/topic], [topic="86040"]Standard Deviation Calculator[/topic]

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Just going to reiterate something here.

SFK is a dos utility with a lot of console type features and switches.

Let's say I have a folder structure as such:



If I type the following:

(from the C:\Test\ directory at a dos prompt)

sfk find -names . ClearFocus > c:\Test\Output\output.txt


I will get an output.txt file that contains about 11 file names listed inside of it. So, the program and it's usage works correctly. Now I need to translate that same feature into autoit so that it runs a RunWait command (allowing the process to finish per file searched) and do the same type of output. See my script above and the example here and let me know what I might be doing wrong.


Edited by Ealric

My Projects: [topic="89413"]GoogleHack Search[/topic], [topic="67095"]Swiss File Knife GUI[/topic], [topic="69072"]Mouse Location Pointer[/topic], [topic="86040"]Standard Deviation Calculator[/topic]

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