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I want to do several Pixelsearches on my Screen to find out if i can find the Chrome Browser ^^

Instead of one big search on the screen i run $pixesearch1,$pixesearch2,$pixesearch3 etc. on a sliced up Screen.

I have done something similar before.. But i wanted to ask if i should use Switch or Select?

Do they only run ONE of their cases? or run as many cases that are True?

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WinGetPos would be a LOT more reliable than a pixelsearch.


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Do they only run ONE of their cases? or run as many cases that are True?

Switch would be a faster option

but it requires the exact value to be known or a range of values so to compare using ">" and "<" is not possible


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Do they only run ONE of their cases? or run as many cases that are True?

A Switch/Select/If statement will only match the FIRST true case, the rest (even if they would be true too) are ignored.

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Thx you 2 ^^

I have another little question.. Do you know fastfind.dll ?

For some reason i keep crashing it when it searches to often..

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