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IDing a button press in another program

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ProgramB - 3rd party program, has a small window pop up titled "Done Scanning". On this window, is a button, labeled "Done"

Can I have my script identify when the "Done" button is pressed on this other program? I don't have a clue where to begin on this...

Thanks in advance!

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Try Window Info Tool.

With that find ControlSend,ControlGetFocus in help.


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Is that going to let AutoIt know when the button is pressed by human rather than by AutoIt?

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If you can ID the pop-up using the AU3 Window Info tool then you could always wait until the pop-up appears and then wait for it to vanish again when the "Done" button is pressed. WinWaitActive and WinWaitClose are there for exactly that!


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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