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heshan

Hi everyone. im new to autoit and having some issues write a script

ive tried all over the net,trying putting code segment together but had no luck

all i want to do is

while im holding down the 4 key (not the number pad 4)

i want it to send the keystroke 4 every 1second repeatedly until i take my finger of the 4 key

im trying to make a general macro for a game, where in-game holding down a key wont repeat

thanks in advance

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GEOSoft

#Include<misc.au3>
HotKeySet("4", "_Send4")

Func _Send4()
    HotKeySet("4")
    While _IsPressed("34")
        Send("4")
        Sleep(1000)
    WEnd
    HotKeySet("4", "_Send4")
EndFunc

That will be close but might need adjusting.


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Fulano

That will be close but might need adjusting.

Interesting thing with that solution, it will continually send the key between the sent key presses. I don't know if that behavior will make any difference in this case or not, but on the off chance that it does, here's a version that will generally only repeat once or twice per interval (at the cost of complexity and an array lookup).

Edit: I redacted the code, as it was (correctly) pointed out that it could have been used to make a keylogger, my apologies for the mistake.

Edited by Fulano

#fgpkerw4kcmnq2mns1ax7ilndopen (Q, $0); while ($l = <Q>){if ($l =~ m/^#.*/){$l =~ tr/a-z1-9#/Huh, Junketeer's Alternate Pro Ace /; print $l;}}close (Q);[code] tag ninja!

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GEOSoft

I read it as being;

Once he presses the 4 key, he wants to continually sent 4 on a once per second basis.

That's what it should do after the hotkey has been unset and it enters the loop. Once the 4 key is released it should exit the loop and reset the hotkey. Unless I screwed up either in the loop or in my interpretation of the request.


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Fulano

Once the Hotkey is unset the OS is free to do it's normal key repetition as it's no longer bound to AutoIt. At least that's what the behavior I observed while testing it seemed to indicate.

Setting it to a dummy function was the best compromise I could come up with to block that key until the next send came due. It's a little erratic as sometimes the OS will get an extra one in between releasing the block and resetting it.

It's kind of a weird behavior and certainly not what I expected, but it makes sense once you know it's there.

Edit: Couldn't resist quoting your sig, '"In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not."- Albert Einstein'

Edited by Fulano

#fgpkerw4kcmnq2mns1ax7ilndopen (Q, $0); while ($l = <Q>){if ($l =~ m/^#.*/){$l =~ tr/a-z1-9#/Huh, Junketeer's Alternate Pro Ace /; print $l;}}close (Q);[code] tag ninja!

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