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Andrejj

BlockInput and unblock again after a specific keystroke

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Hello together,

I have a few scripts which run while I am not at home or better said at my pc. The scripts need to control keyboard aswell mouse.

Currently it often happens that I come home and the mouse is at a position where it shouldnt be. I dont know if my cat or a ghost is the reason but I know that I need to fix it :oops:.

After searching a bit I found the function BlockInput() (http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/functions/BlockInput.htm).

So far it is working fine but I need a way to get mouse and keyboard reactivated after a certain keystroke being pressed (for example: F12).

Here I could need your help :D.

So far I found nothing while browsing to the board.

Thanks in advance and Best Regards

- Andrejj

Edited by Andrejj

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HotKeySet ("{F12}", "restoreinput")

Func restoreinput()
BlockInput(0)
EndFunc

But, if the input is off what makes the computer detect that you pressed F12? lol

You can always disconnect the usb ports of kb and mouse...

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Yeah exactly this is the problem :D

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Hit CTRL-ALT-DEL then the hotkey, might work.


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