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jpmichel

Keystroke Not Registering in Particular Version of Program

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So, I use AutoIT to automate a large number of workflows for a library system. A staff person recently had an old computer replaced with a new computer (Windows 7 Enterprise). All of the files and programs were migrated over. One of the programs was updated from a previous version. The code pasted below is just a test script I put in place. This script works on my local machine with the older version of the software but doesn't work on the staff person's machine with the new version. I wouldn't think the version would matter. What do you think? Here's the script:

If WinExists("OCLC Connexion") Then
WinActivate("OCLC Connexion")
Else
MsgBox(64,"nope","please open Connexion.  Click ok when logged in")
WinWaitActive("OCLC Connexion")
EndIf
Sleep(1000)
Send("{ALT}")

All that this should do is activate the menu items. The first bit is working...it is activating the OCLC window, but then it stops working. Thoughts?

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Perhaps adding

#AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64=n

to the beginning of the script might help the problem.


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Wow. Thanks for the quick reply! I'll give that a shot.

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Where is the AutoIt3Wrapper.exe file supposed to reside?

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jpmichel,

You just download the full SciTE4AutoIt3 package from here and install it. Then you will find lots of new goodies in your SciTE menus and AutoIt3Wrapper will be used to run and compile your scripts which allows you to use directives like the one suggested to you above. ;)

M23


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

Spoiler

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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