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WinActivate in reverse (previous window function?)

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zanthal

I'm very much a beginner script writer in Auto-It, FYI

Is there a function or bit of script that, after changing to a certain window with WinActivate, will return to the previous window?

Thanks for the help

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Melba23

zanthal,

Get the handle of the current GUI- then when you have activated another, use that handle to reactivate the first. :)

This script gets the handle of the SciTE GUI and then waits for 5 secs. Just activate another window during this time and after the delay the SciTE GUI is activated again:

$hCurrWin = WinGetHandle("[ACTIVE]")

Sleep(5000)

WinActivate($hCurrWin)

All clear? :mellow:

M23


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zanthal

zanthal,

Get the handle of the current GUI- then when you have activated another, use that handle to reactivate the first. :)

This script gets the handle of the SciTE GUI and then waits for 5 secs. Just activate another window during this time and after the delay the SciTE GUI is activated again:

$hCurrWin = WinGetHandle("[ACTIVE]")

Sleep(5000)

WinActivate($hCurrWin)

All clear? :)

M23

Yep that makes sense, if I can't get it working in practice I'll come back and post, but otherwise ... RESOLVED thanks :mellow:

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