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fulcrumdesign

Auto Saving Web Hosted Application Screen shot to a Device

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I am looking for a solution to save screen shots periodically from my web browser running a web hosted application to a PC or iPad.

The solution I need is how to save a copy of my software's digital customer wait list every 5 minutes or so in case they lose internet connection. Currently the web hosted application has a digital wait list that is constantly being updated for a restaurant and when they lose internet or power they lose the weight list (they don't know what parties are next). My thought was is there a way a program can run in the background to have the browser (safari, Firefox or IE9) periodically print a screen shot to the tablet or PC. If internet is lost the host staff can access the back up folder with the last wait list screen shots.

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fulcrumdesign,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. ;)

What you want to do sounds very simple. You could start by looking at _ScreenCapture_Capture in the Help file - that will get you your screenshots. You will also need something to fire the screenshot: so either a timer (TimerInit/TimerDiff) in a loop (While/WEnd), or perhaps Adlib - the Help file will tell you more. :)

Give it a go and see how you get on - you know where we are if you run into difficulties. :)

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:

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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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