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Never skip the remarks, it will cost you valuable time and cause you headaches. Every time you are going to use a function, you should have that function open in the helpfile and refer to it every step of the way. All the information in that panel is important, read it all, and then, notice the little button at the bottom of the example entitled "Open this Script", press that, and the script will automagically open in your scite4autoit editor, and is ready to run, by hitting the F5 key Autoit for beginners.

Automation with AutoIT Tutorial: Part 1

What is a variable? Lets have a look at another function, you remember how to find what we need in the helpfile?

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Heres what it tells us. Read in a number of characters from a previously opened text file.

Alternatively you may use a string filename as the first parameter. Forget filehandle for now, filename here is the path to the file we want to read from, for example "c: Default read the autoit for beginners file.

Its quite common autoit for beginners beginners to misunderstand these [ and ], you dont type them literally into your script, they are just to let you know that you can completely leave out that paramater if you do not need it. You can open this file with any text editor but AutoIT also comes with a special editor that autoit for beginners things a little easier.


If you right click on your new. You should see the contents of autoit for beginners empty file that looks like a blank text file, this is where we will be placing our code.


To begin with a very basic script, enter the following line into your script file autoit for beginners click save. Exit This command starts a defrag of the C: If you ran this command in DOS yourself, you would get the exact same outcome. You can also try this with many other DOS commands.

As for the exit line, it just autoit for beginners the script to close when its finished.

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Now we know what it does, right click on your. You should see the DOS window show up and it will start autoit for beginners the C: If you have an multi-dimensional Array you can calculate the total no. Why is my For Next loop throwing an error while processing an Array?

You might have done something like this: UBound returns the no.