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#1 MariusN

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 11:48 AM

Is there a command that a person can use to let the macro called ---> "send", wait a while, instead of adding a "sleep"-command? Reason for asking is, some PC's are slower than others to respond...I need to apply a couple of "send's" ( macro's ) in my program BUT....the next "send" command must first wait for the previuos "send"-command to finish...







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Posted 13 March 2012 - 12:00 PM

This page should help. More specifically look at the SendKeyDelay part.
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Posted 13 March 2012 - 12:07 PM

...doubt if this will help, as you still have to enter a specific time for delay...Thing is, on slow computers i wont have a clue how long the delay might vary :oops:

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 01:40 PM

What are you intending to do with this script?

And just to be safe, you can use Sleep ( 5000 )

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 01:44 PM

Does the window text or title change when you send one Send(), and before you need to send the next? If so you could use WinWait with the new title or text and the script will pause until that window exists, or the command times out if you use that parameter.

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 02:07 PM

The Send() function does not return until it is complete, same as most functions.




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