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script not running properly if computer "locked" but not logged in

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Hi: I've been having this strange problem I have not been able to diagnose. The following script runs fine if I run it manually within a command prompt while logged in. However, if I it was allowed to run from the windows scheduler while the PC is locked, it does not work properly. Acrobat is executed, but "+^o" is either not sent, or acrobat does not respond with the "make pdf from webpage" dialog box. I tried popping up a message box, but it does not appear. I believe the script is paused after I log in. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

Local $urls[2]

$urls[0] = "google.com"

$urls[1] = "yahoo.com"

Local $urlNames[12]

$urlNames[0] = "goog"

$urlNames[1] = "yahoo"

$path = "c:\mrtgTmp\"

Local $fullPath = "asdf"

Local $temp

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 2)

ShellExecute("c:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 9.0\Acrobat\Acrobat.exe")

if( NOT WinWait("Adobe Acrobat Pro", 20 ) ) then ;Acrobat is open, so this executes correctly

MsgBox(0,"box","Acrobat did not open")

Exit

endif

sleep( 10000 )

For $i = 0 to 1 ;Not sure if this is entered

WinWait("Adobe Acrobat Pro")

for $j = 0 To 3

WinActivate( "Adobe Acrobat Pro" )

Send("+^o") ;I'm not sure if this is executed

if( WinWait("Create PDF from Web Page","", 2 ) ) then ;this is never true

ExitLoop

endif

if( $j == 3 ) then ;Message box never open

MsgBox(0,"box","did not open create from url box")

Send("^q")

Exit

endif

Next

For $j = 0 To 3 ;rest of these are never executed.

WinActivate( "Create PDF from Web Page" )

ControlSetText("Create PDF from Web Page", "", "[CLASS:Edit; INSTANCE:1]", $urls[$i])

$temp = ControlGetText("Create PDF from Web Page", "", "[CLASS:Edit; INSTANCE:1]")

if $temp == $urls[$i] then

ExitLoop

endif

if( $j == 3 ) then

Send("^q")

Exit

endif

sleep( 1000 )

Next

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Use ControlSend() to send the input to appropriate window. Send() goes to the active window. Remember that when the console is locked no window can be "[ACTIVE]", but ControlSend() can still send inputs to an inactive window, so it should work.

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Thanks! it worked!

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Thanks, Zedna.

I browsed the FAQ before posting, but I guess I missed it. Will look closer next time.

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