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why isnt this hiding the browser window?

Run("C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe","",@SW_HIDE)

and more importantly, HOW do i hide it?

Valik Note Added 19 October 2006 - 08:38 AMAdded to warn level I just plain don't like you.

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this will do the trick

#include <GUIConstants.au3>

Run(@ProgramFilesDir & "\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe www.xpcleanmenu.hostrocket.com")

WinWaitActive("")
Sleep(5000)
WinSetState( "", "", @SW_HIDE )

Sleep(5000)
WinSetState( "", "", @SW_SHOW)

good luck

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this will do the trick

True, but why does'nt it work with Run(). I've tested it with oter applications and it works. It seems, that Firefox ignores messages while starting up!??!

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Kurt

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I believe Valik answered this a while back but I can't find the post, so I'll try and word it form memory :(.

When you use the @SW_XXXX macro's, you are asking the program if you can open it in that way. You are not forcing it, just asking politly, and the program may or may not let you do it, in this case... not.

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this will do the trick

#include <GUIConstants.au3>

Run(@ProgramFilesDir & "\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe www.xpcleanmenu.hostrocket.com")

WinWaitActive("")
Sleep(5000)
WinSetState( "", "", @SW_HIDE )

Sleep(5000)
WinSetState( "", "", @SW_SHOW)

Hi,

Forgive me for being a dummy, but 1: I'm assuming that there has to be some data stuck between the quotes in the WinWait(). 2: I don't understand the reason for the Sleep(). Doesn't it pause AutoIt and essentially just do nothing? So why would it be needed? 3: Is there an easy way to hide entirelly the program that is running? I would like to shield the process of an installation of an application.

TIA.

Heisenberg was probably right...

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Hi,

WinWaitActive("") is in fact, "last active" window :(

The sleep in this script is just as an example to show and hide the window.

Andre

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I believe Valik answered this a while back but I can't find the post, so I'll try and word it form memory :(.

When you use the @SW_XXXX macro's, you are asking the program if you can open it in that way. You are not forcing it, just asking politly, and the program may or may not let you do it, in this case... not.

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can it be forced then?

Valik Note Added 19 October 2006 - 08:38 AMAdded to warn level I just plain don't like you.

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