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#1981 closed Feature Request (Rejected)

ConsoleWrite is too obscure

Reported by: new2net Owned by:
Milestone: Component: Documentation
Version: Severity: None
Keywords: StdOut ConsoleWrite Print Echo Cc:

Description

It took forever to find a post on the forums for the correct method to send data to stdout. It would be helpful for new users if you wrote a function called "Print" or "Echo" that would delegate the call to ConsoleWrite.

Even if you do not add such a feature, simply adding an alias in the documentation's function list would be incredibly helpful.

Perhaps "StdOutWrite" is more in touch with the AutoIt spirit.

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by TicketCleanup

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comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Valik

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I just opened the AutoIt help file and searched for "stdout" and the first result is ConsoleWrite(). If that is "obscure" then you have a very strange definition of the word.

As for the naming convention, it is consistent. Whenever AutoIt reads or writes to it's own stdin/stdout/stderr handles it uses a function prefixed with "Console". When it reads/writes to another applications it uses StdXXX. Two separate sets of functions which serve two different purposes with two different naming conventions.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by Jos

Did you try to use Search with keyword stdout?

Jos

Version 0, edited 9 years ago by Jos (next)

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