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  1. Thank you to everyone who replied, this was real helpful. James
  2. Thanks for the explanation I would like to do some thing like the above explantation. // -------------------------------------------------------- // Display Introduction and Instructions // -------------------------------------------------------- I was able to use the comment section on the right but it puts the comment after the command, I was unable to insert a comment in a line with out code attached. Thanks James
  3. I am trying to find a way to separate code in to a way I can organize it better. Is there a way to insert a blank line to visual separate the code? Thanks James
  4. acantor I have not tried it with the MeProc.exe , the code I listed above is one that I use with Dragon Medical 4, works fine. I think there was an issue with execute vs shellexecute with windows 10 James
  5. I use the following If InStr(ListVar1, "plan") Then ShellExecute "C:\Program Files (x86)\Macro Express Pro\MacExp.exe /Aplan" try shellexecute
  6. I think I figured this out using the split string command , using split string using "\" as a divider to the string , the result will go in a separate variable in an index of 1 and 2
  7. Thanks for your responses , I am still trying to figure out a solution. I was able to use a text file to bring in data in to a variable %text[1]% but it pulls the entire line into the variable by using text file process I am trying to do the following in the text file: This is the question 1 , This is the answer 1 This is the question 2, This is the answer 2 Is there a way to do the following? Import the first half up to the comma into a %text[1]% and then the second half to %answer[1]% I saw the variable split string, but it states it places the resulting strings into an array, is there a way to split it into two separate arrays? Thanks James
  8. I was wondering if the following is possible. I would like to use a Variable set string to prompt the user for a response. With the response %answer[1]% , I would like to see if that response contains a certain phrase which is defined by a list , for example from the list below , if the first item answer contains htn, I would like the response to be "patient has hypertension." I would like the if then statment to look through the list for the item and then print the repsonse. I was able to do this by using multiple if then statements, but is is more cumbersone to change them when I need to. I was looking for a way to maintaine a list , so I can change the response periodically. I was also looking for a way to keep the data in Macro Express with out having to reference an outside file if possible. Variable Set String %answer[1]% if %answer[1]% = "htn" text type %response[1]% end if if %answer[1]% = "cough" text type %response[1]% end if list answer \ response htn \ patient has hypertension cough \ patient has a cough Thanks for any suggestions, James
  9. I think I found the problem, under explorer -> categories -> System Macros -> All Categories (macex.mex) , underthat file it looks like a duplicate file with the same name was loaded. I did not realize this. thanks for all the help I really appreciate it
  10. Thanks for the help Cory, when you asked how many files do I have open, I have about 50 different macros listed in the explorer. Is that what you mean or macex.mex files. Can there be more than one macex.mex files open at one time? I am trying to make sure I understand your question correctly. when you say close all your macro files. Would this be the same as disabling the macro or should I export all the files and then open a new .mex file and import one by one? Acantor, I dont have another macro program but I do use DMPE4 and Knowbrainer. I tried using macroexpress with out opening these programs and the error still occurs. Would it be worth while , uninstalling macroexpress and then re-install and then import the macros back in.
  11. Thanks for your help I searched through the activations for 'we-' and could not find it anywhere. but when I type it , it still brings up the code.
  12. I had the shortcut key 'we-' then I changed it to window num 9 as a hot key. This seemed to stop the double activation , but even after rebooting. I can still activate the macro with 'we-' thanks
  13. I do see the following programs loaded , is this normal ? MacEdit.exe MacExp.exe MEProx64.exe
  14. Thanks for your replies , I tried the following 1. I tried rebooting 2. emptied recycle 3. only one instance running as far as I can tell 4. I changed the activation from a keyboard shortcut to a key combination which seemed to work. 5. I closed the program and restarted it but I can still use the old keyboard command to bring up the macro, which seems odd, even though it is not there in the macro express explorer.
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