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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()

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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