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IanN1990

[Solved] WinSetState Question

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Heya, Small question :D

I have some windows i would like to minimize, but the first instance of the name changes. Instead of writing out every instance, is there a way i could make it check if it contains just part of it ?

while 1

    sleep(250)

WinSetState("Randomstarta - Example","",@SW_MINIMIZE)

WinSetState("Randomstartb - Example","",@SW_MINIMIZE)

WinSetState("Randomstartc - Example","",@SW_MINIMIZE)

WEnd

is there any way it could be written so if it contained " - Example" it would minimize it ?

Edited by IanN1990

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Hello IanN1990,

If you know the exact name of the instance at startup, you could use WinGetHandle() which should never change, and use the handle for the rest of your functions. However if a new window is created rather than just the name being changed, then the handle will most definitely change as well.

Another Option is to use the option 'WinTitleMatchMode' and set it to match any substring since it appears 'Example' stays the same.

Example:

Opt('WinTitleMatchMode', 2 )

WinSetState('Example','',@SW_MINIMIZE)

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Works perfectly thanks realm :D

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