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AutoIt is a scripting language for automating
tasks in the Microsoft Windows environment.
It can be used for scripting a wide variety
of activities that would normally require
human interaction with Windows GUIs, because
it is capable of scripting user input actions.
The syntax and structure of AutoIt is
fairly simple. Like many scripting languages
it is weakly typed: all variables use the same
Variant type, which can hold numbers, strings,
or boolean values. The language supports
simple scalar variables and arrays, but no
pointers or other advanced data structures
(not uncommon for macro languages). Control
structure supported in AutoIt include
If-then-else, case statements, five kinds of
loops, and simple functions. It does not
AutoIt has a large number of built-in
functions for interacting with the Windows
- See Also:
The current version of AutoIt is version 3.2.2,
released in Dec 2006.
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