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Hi, i've got a strange problem. (Or i done something dumb)

I got this code:

Dim $clicklist[12]
$clicklist["R"] = 8
$clicklist["_R"] = 16
$clicklist["R_"] = 24
$clicklist["L"] = 1
$clicklist["_L"] = 2
$clicklist["L_"] = 3
$clicklist["RL"] = 9
$clicklist["_RL"] = 18
$clicklist["DL"] = 4
$clicklist["DR"] = 32
$clicklist["DRL"] = 36
$clicklist["ALL"] = 64
;Check if it has a valid value
$click = IniRead("VelkyPortable/data/settings.ini", "controls", "click", "")
If $click = "" And Not $click = "R" And Not $click = "_R" And Not $click = "R_" And Not $click = "L" And Not $click = "L_" And Not $click = "L_" And Not $click = "RL" And Not $click = "_RL" And Not $click = "DL" And Not $click = "DR" And Not $click = "DRL" And Not $click = "ALL" Then
    MsgBox(48, "Warning!", "The key 'click' in settings.ini does not have a valid value. Using default 'ALL'")
    $click = $clicklist["ALL"]
Else
    $click = $clicklist[$click]
EndIf

MsgBox(0,"",$clicklist["_R"])

But the messagebox shows 64, when it should show 16. I f i comment the '$clicklist["ALL"] = 64' line, the MsgBox shows 36. So it seems to show the latest entry in the array. Why is this happening?

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Hi, i've got a strange problem. (Or i done something dumb)

I got this code:

Dim $clicklist[12]
$clicklist["R"] = 8
$clicklist["_R"] = 16
$clicklist["R_"] = 24
$clicklist["L"] = 1
$clicklist["_L"] = 2
$clicklist["L_"] = 3
$clicklist["RL"] = 9
$clicklist["_RL"] = 18
$clicklist["DL"] = 4
$clicklist["DR"] = 32
$clicklist["DRL"] = 36
$clicklist["ALL"] = 64
;Check if it has a valid value
$click = IniRead("VelkyPortable/data/settings.ini", "controls", "click", "")
If $click = "" And Not $click = "R" And Not $click = "_R" And Not $click = "R_" And Not $click = "L" And Not $click = "L_" And Not $click = "L_" And Not $click = "RL" And Not $click = "_RL" And Not $click = "DL" And Not $click = "DR" And Not $click = "DRL" And Not $click = "ALL" Then
    MsgBox(48, "Warning!", "The key 'click' in settings.ini does not have a valid value. Using default 'ALL'")
    $click = $clicklist["ALL"]
Else
    $click = $clicklist[$click]
EndIf

MsgBox(0,"",$clicklist["_R"])

But the messagebox shows 64, when it should show 16. I f i comment the '$clicklist["ALL"] = 64' line, the MsgBox shows 36. So it seems to show the latest entry in the array. Why is this happening?

You must be expecting AutoIt array syntax to match some other language you are familiar with, because AutoIt array indexes are only integers. A string reference will be auto-converted to 0, so every reference you made, including in the MsgBox(), was to $clicklist[0]. If you must make string associations like that in AutoIt, search this forum for "scripting.dictionary".

:)


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Hi, i've got a strange problem. (Or i done something dumb)

[array actions I'v not seen before... but I don't "array" too much ;) ]

use

#include <array.au3>

_ArrayDisplay($YourArray,"Title")

to check out your results.

Regards, Rudi.


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Okay. :) Thanks fo the help!

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