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Using ProcessClose for an Autoit exe to end itself ?

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I know this has been discussed before. I was looking for a very simple way to end an autoit script/exe when "exit" does not work - I noticed that if a loop is executing in a script "exit" does not end the script.  If I say ProcessClose(some_autoit_name.exe) instead of "exit" that would work but what if the user renamed the exe at some point? Is there something available like ProcessClose(self) ? What I mean is, is there a generic id that the running script uses to identify itself that would work even if the user changes the exe's file name?

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What is wrong with using Exit in your program to end it?

It should exit it directly unless you have an OnAutoItExitRegister event active

Jos

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ProcessClose(@AutoItPID)?


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I noticed that if a loop is executing in a script "exit" does not end the script.

A new bug?

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Depends what is going on in your loop. If you have a blocking function then sure it won't exit until that function has been returned from.


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