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how do i make autoit work only with particular app and not interfer into any other app running?

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See the Controls subsection of the Window Management section in the Helpfile.


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Any chance of being more specific than this?

lets say i want autoit to send keystrokes in one application that is running in background but i dont want it to interfer with app i have open

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

lets say i want autoit to send keystrokes in one application that is running in background but i dont want it to interfer with app i have open

figured that much already .... Edited by Jos

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figured that much already ....

so any recommendations?

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so any recommendations?

not any other then already made by somdcomputerguy....

I suck in the Clearvoiant department.


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not any other then already made by somdcomputerguy....

I suck in the Clearvoiant department.

arent there some functions like SetForegroundWindow or GetForegroundWindow?

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arent there some functions like SetForegroundWindow or GetForegroundWindow?

My suggestion would be to start reading the Helpfile.....

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arent there some functions like SetForegroundWindow or GetForegroundWindow?

What Jos said plus WinSetOnTop()/WinSetState() + WinGetHandle("[ACTIVE"], ""), Oh and what somdcomputerguy told you too! If you want a Function like _SetForegroundWindow() then have a look at Functions in the Help File!

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