Solved

VBScript Question

Posted on 2004-08-11
2
186 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
Someone please tell me why this script never exits the Loop PLEASE!

On Error Resume Next

Const ForReading = 1, ForWriting = 2, ForAppending = 8

Dim fso, f, s

Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set f = fso.OpenTextFile("c:\testfile.txt", ForReading, True)
Do While NOT f.AtEndOfStream
   s = f.readline
   wscript.Echo s
   f.Close
Loop

0
Comment
Question by:Packerland
2 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:merowinger
ID: 11774228
try:
while NOT f.AtEndOfStream
   s = f.readline
   wscript.Echo s
   f.Close
Loop
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
JohnK813 earned 500 total points
ID: 11774250
Try moving your f.Close outside the loop (as in, after it).  f.Close closes your stream, so that's probably why you're never getting an AtEndOfStream signal.

Do While NOT f.AtEndOfStream
   s = f.readline
   wscript.Echo s
Loop
f.Close
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A brief overview to explain gateways, default gateways and static routes OR NO - you CANNOT have two default gateways on the same server, PC or other Windows-based network device. In simple terms a gateway is formed when a computer such as a serv…
Trying to figure out group policy inheritance and which settings apply where can be a chore.  Here's a very simple summary I've written which might help.  Keep in mind, this is just a high-level conceptual overview where I try to avoid getting bogge…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…

860 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question