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Scripty

okay so my script run like a cirkel :)

and i want it run notepad and not open new ones

and is it possible to open notepad as inactive window?

while 1
Run("notepad.exe")
WinWait("[CLASS:Notepad]")
ControlCommand("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", "Edit1", "GetLineCount", "")
ControlSend("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", "Edit1", "I need help doing this :)")
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BrewManNH

If you don't want to open notepad every time through the loop, and just want to interact with one instance of it, then move the Run command to before the While statement.

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water

As long as you have the Run statement inside the loop Notepad.exe will be started over and over again. Put the Run statement outside the loop at the top of your script.

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Scripty

its actually in a hotkeyfunc

that recall it self every time its done :)

so i need it to register if or ifnot notepad is open .

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water

Please always post a complete reproducer script.

It wastes a lot of time if a user only posts a code snippet and after a few questions tells us that the real script does something completely different.

Anyway, our advice is still valid.

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careca

and is it possible to open notepad as inactive window?

I believe you can use this to disable the window

WinSetState("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", @SW_DISABLE)

EDIT: turns out it doesn't work as inactive..and i don't know how to make it inactive, only way i can think of is a click outside of the window.

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