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Using #OnAutoItStartRegister vs normal function run

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As I understand it, #OnAutoItStartRegister is just for the purpose of running functions when the script starts right? So what is the point of using #OnAutoItStartRegister when you can just run the function at the start of the script as you would run any other script?

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It probably has no additional usage. I can't see the point myself, but I'm sure there's a reason for it that I'm not aware of.


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OnAutoItStartRegister is normaly used in UserDefinedFunctions so the user of the udf can't forget to call the initializing func.

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OnAutoItStartRegister is normaly used in UserDefinedFunctions so the user of the udf can't forget to call the initializing func.

That sort of makes sense, yet I've never actually seen it used in one. At least none of the ones I've been exposed to.

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