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beenie

selecting a file with a right click

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Hi all,

I hope you can help with what is probably a very simple thing; I'm trying to write my first ever bit of code and not sure where to look.

We are using e program to convert the format of machine tool control file. By looking through the help I have got to the stage where I've converted the file and now want to delete the original. This would normally be done with a right click and then selecting delete from a drop down box.

I can select the file but not sure how to do the right click bit. Can you please point me in the right direction?

If I've uploaded the script so far & a screen shot correctly it may show what I'm trying to do a little better.

Many thanks for the help

Beenie

ottimo_export.au3

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Hi beenie,

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FileDelete() would be easiest wouldn't it?

Or FileRecyle() if you want to keep a copy in the recycle directory.


[center]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.[/center]

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I was hoping that by selecting the files using tabs and arrows I could manage without trying to identify / find actual file name, time to delve back into the help file.

thanks for the tips.

Beenie

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