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This must be a better way to do this (array compare)

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awurthmann

I'm struggling with the following which is a sort of a "if these processes are running kill them".

Note the code below does work however it is a tad messy and not as dynamic as I would like.

The goal here is this. Find processes that are LIKE those in the $clist array and close them (aka kill them).

For example if notepad.exe is running kill it, if notepad++.exe is running kill it; cal.exe, calc.exe; cmd.exe, etc...

Local $clist[3] = ["notep", "cal", "cmd"]
Local $plist = ProcessList()
For $i = 1 To $plist[0][0]
$psname=$plist[$i][0]
$result = StringInStr($psname, $clist[2])
if $result <> 0 Then ProcessClose($psname)
$result = StringInStr($psname, $clist[1])
if $result <> 0 Then ProcessClose($psname)
$result = StringInStr($psname, $clist[0])
if $result <> 0 Then ProcessClose($psname)
Next

PS

If you really think I should use the array include please, if you can, recite which functions. I need the code to be as small as possible so I'll need to pull out those specific array functions.

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water

Maybe Regular Expressions might shorten your code a bit. I'm no expert so can't give you any advice but maybe someone knowledgeable jumps in.

PS

If you really think I should use the array include please, if you can, recite which functions. I need the code to be as small as possible so I'll need to pull out those specific array functions.

You don't need to do it yourself. When compiling the script select Obfuscator and use option /striponly to remove unused functions and variables.

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awurthmann

When compiling the script select Obfuscator and use option /striponly to remove unused functions and variables.

I did not know that, thank you. Now if only I could figure out a cleaner way to do this compare. Hrmmmm....

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Zedna

#AutoIt3Wrapper_run_obfuscator=y
#Obfuscator_parameters=/striponly

Local $clist = StringSplit('notep,cal,cmd',',')
Local $plist = ProcessList()
For $i = 1 To $plist[0][0]
    $psname = $plist[$i][0]
    For $j = 1 To $clist[0]
        If StringInStr($psname, $clist[$j]) <> 0 Then ProcessClose($psname)
    Next
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kylomas

awurthman,

try this

Local $clist[3] = ["notep", "cal", "cmd"], $plist = ProcessList()
For $i = 1 To $plist[0][0]
 for $j = 0 to ubound($clist) - 1
  if stringinstr($plist[$i][0],$clist[$j]) > 0 then processclose($plist[$i][0])
 next
Next

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