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Can you write a wrapper for a function?

As is can I create my own version of winwait that takes the same parameters but does additional stuff?

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Have you actually done a forum search? Or looked in the Examples section? Many have taken standard UDFs and improved upon them (the first to pop into my head is _FileListToArrayEX). Also, please use a more descriptive title when posting. This is the General Help and Support - everyone here has a General Question ;)

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Did you try?

WinWait("Title", "Text")
Func WinWait($title, $text)
    MsgBox(0, "", "Your function was called!")
    Return
EndFunc   ;==>WinWait

Gives: C:TempTest.au3(2,28) : ERROR: WinWait() already defined.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Have you actually done a forum search? Or looked in the Examples section? Many have taken standard UDFs and improved upon them (the first to pop into my head is _FileListToArrayEX). Also, please use a more descriptive title when posting. This is the General Help and Support - everyone here has a General Question ;)

my bad man cheers

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Did you try?

WinWait("Title", "Text")
Func WinWait($title, $text)
    MsgBox(0, "", "Your function was called!")
    Return
EndFunc   ;==>WinWait

Gives: C:TempTest.au3(2,28) : ERROR: WinWait() already defined.

Cheers mate will give that a try and expand on it.

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The error message tells you that you can't replace one of the builtin functions of AutoIt with your own.

Usually a function gets a prefix "_" to denote that it is a user written function (from a UDF).

Means: Write your own _WinWait function.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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