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computergroove

can I make sure only one instance of a program is running?

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I am running a script and I keep getting more than one running at the same time. I have added at the top of the script:

If WinExists("MAC Hovering Button") Then
    WinClose("MAC Hovering Button")
EndIf

which reduces the amount of the issue happening. What is a better way to do this?

Edited by computergroove

Get Scite to add a popup when you use a 3rd party UDF -> http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/scite/docs/SciTE4AutoIt3/user-calltip-manager.html

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Lookup _Singleton in the help file or single instance in the forum's search.


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Plus >> http://www.autoitscript.com/wiki/FAQ#How_can_I_prevent_more_than_one_copy_of_my_script_from_running_at_once_.2F_detect_another_copy_of_my_script_running.3F


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