Function Reference


WinKill

Forces a window to close.

WinKill ( "title" [, "text"] )

Parameters

title The title/hWnd/class of the window to close. See Title special definition.
text [optional] The text of the window to close. Default is an empty string. See Text special definition.

Return Value

None. (Always returns 1 regardless of success.)

Remarks

The difference between this function and WinClose() is that WinKill() will forcibly terminate the window if it doesn't close quickly enough. Consequently, a user might not have time to respond to dialogs prompting the user to save data. Although WinKill() can work on both minimized and hidden windows, some windows (notably explorer windows) can only be terminated using WinClose().

Related

WinActivate, WinClose, WinSetState, ProcessClose

Example

Example()

Func Example()
    ; Run Notepad
    Run("notepad.exe")

    ; Wait 10 seconds for the Notepad window to appear.
    Local $hWnd = WinWait("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", 10)

    ; Wait for 2 seconds before calling the WinKill function.
    Sleep(2000)

    ; Kill the window using the handle returned by WinWait.
    WinKill($hWnd, "")
EndFunc   ;==>Example