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Script based on time.

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Can someone tell me where im going wrong here? I want this script to run and wait til a specific time. I thought about using scheduled tasks, but I cant seem to get it to work under multiple accounts. So if I create a scheduled task for Administrator and I log in as John, John will not see notepad launch. So this is my workaround. I will put this script in ALL USERS startup and it will run and wait for the time.

Ideas?

If @HOUR = 09 And @Min = 26 Then
Prog() Else
   Sleep (1000)
   EndIf

Func Prog()
Run("Notepad.exe")
EndFunc

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You need a loop statement like While/WEnd or Do/Until.

Your script now does the check only once.


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For one your call to Prog() is on the same line as your Else, they need to be on separate lines.

For another, this will only run once then exit, so if it's not 9:26 when they log in, Notepad will never run from the script.

Here's 2 examples of how it could be written.

HotKeySet("+{F1}", "_Exit") ; SHIFT-F1 exits the script
; This example runs once until the time is reached
While 1
     If @HOUR = 10 And @MIN = 54 Then ExitLoop
     Sleep(1000)
WEnd
Prog()
; This example will run until you stop it, and will run notepad at the time below every day.
While 1
     If @HOUR = 10 And @MIN = 55 Then
          Prog()
          Sleep(60000) ; sleeps 1 minute so it doesn't run again right away
     Else
          Sleep(1000)
     EndIf
WEnd

Func _Exit()
     Exit
EndFunc   ;==>_Exit

Func Prog()
     Run("Notepad.exe")
EndFunc   ;==>Prog

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This one seems to work

Do
   Sleep(1000)
   Until @hour = 10

So now as long as its in the 10 Oclock hour (AM of course) it will run. Is there something I could add to make it look at the day? I did not see an @day command.. lol

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If you want the day of the week, look at @WDAY, and also look at your help file before asking for something that could be found with 20 seconds of work.


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
Give a programmer the correct code and he can do his work for a day. Teach a programmer to debug and he can do his work for a lifetime - by Chirag Gude
How to ask questions the smart way!

I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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