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Quinch

Inter-script communication

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Is there a way for two uncompiled {or one compiled, the other not} to communicate directly with each other? For example;

  • Script A waits for event X to happen
  • A runs a ShellExecute on script B, passing information from X as a parameter
  • A continues doing its thing, running in a loop and keeping an eye out for other events while B executes
  • B completes and sends a result Y back to A
  • A processes Y
I've been experimenting with ConsoleWrite/ConsoleRead, but haven't had much luck. Edited by Quinch

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Did you search the forum for "ISC" or "inter script communication"?

A lot of solutions pop up.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Or "mailslot"

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Wait, that's a thing? As in the actual name of what I was looking for?

{facepalms}

Swing low, sweet irony....

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Pretty much spot on.

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And here it is:

I found this the other day. I'm sure it was this thread, anyway. Definately worth taking a look into. It might be an easy way to emulate multi-threading.

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