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I only know of HotKeySet to capture keypresses.

Is there something like... While Not IsKeyDown({key}) in AutoIt?

I've read through the help docs but didn't find it.



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Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :blink:

Look at _IsPressed in the Help file - it might well be what you want. ;)


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Ah darnit. I was looking for 'Key', seemed obvious to me.

Sorry for being so oblivious, guys!

Thanks :blink:

And what about just capturing anything?

Say; While Not AnyKeyPressed

Edited by Floor66

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Maybe have a look at the example in the User Defined Functions -> Win API -> _WinAPI_SetWindowsHookEx() in the help file.

I can't really provide an example myself of what your asking as it's bordering on a key logger which is frowned upon in the forum.


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