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zerocool22

Hello,

I need to build a autoIT script that allows me to switch between programs. (access database and financeapplication )

So I am trying some basic stuff, but that does not work.

While 1


WinActivate("[CLASS:Notepad]", "")
Sleep(3000)
WinActivate("[CLASS:paint", "")

Sleep(3000)
WEnd

 

The notepad pops up, but the paint window does not. I already tried changing the paint into mspaint, Paint, "the name of the paint image". But no go?

How can I fix this?

Thanks

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BrewManNH

The Paint WinActivate is missing the closing bracket. What version of Windows is this running on? On Win7, the class for Paint is MSPaintApp, not Paint.


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careca

Use the info tool to see the class names, also, not sure you need to put blank string in the second parameter.


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zerocool22

Great thanks, now it works!

Also thanks for the info tool, this will be essential for finding out the classes for my 2 programs.

Cheers

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