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How to give focus back to previous window


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I have a script which is activated by a click with the right mouse in whatever application.

It opens another program, does a few things.

My mouse is still in the previous program (from where I activated the script).

I want to give the focus back to this window.

How can I realize this?

(I don't know the name, because the script can be activated in whatever application).

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You probably would run the other program or windows using ShellExecute or Run.

Use @SW_SHOWNOACTIVATE so that the focus doesn't shift to the new program.


use _WinAPI_WindowFromPoint with the mousecoords to get the handle of the window below the mouse before executing any other program.

And when your program finishes, use WinActivate with the handle retrieved

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