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Hello everyone,

I need a little help if you can.

Im making a small script which sends a Refresh command, "{F5}" to my browser when I save a file in Notepad++.

I work as web developer and I need this to save my time by automating the process, so when I "Save" a .PHP file in Notepad++, the script activates the browser window and sends a Refresh command to update changes on web page.

If WinExists ("[CLASS:MozillaWindowClass;]", "") Then       

Is there any way I can detect when the file is saved? Or when I press CTRL+S?


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seangriffin's FileSystemMonitor UDF will let you know when anything happens in a folder. I have successfully used it to detect a newly created/changed file in order to trigger a function within a script. :D

Give it a try and see how you get on. You know where we are if you run into problems. :oops:


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Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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haha thanks Melba23,

as always you have a one-reply-solution and kind sense of humor :oops:

I know where you are as you have helped me in numerous cases :D

I just downloaded the UDF you suggested and ran the examples.

I dont have enough time to get into the code right now but this seems to be a smart solution and I'm going to use this :rip:

I'm going to mark this question as [solved]



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