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Stop the au. script if it dont do anything more than 2min

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I have written a script then execute mulplite function(open diffferent browser,navigate different URL,save file  and much more)


but i need to add to my script a function that will close the script only if the script dont do anything for more that 2 minutes




1.open notepad

2.copy link from notepad

3.open mozilla

4.insert link


if one this steps will go wrong(with error) my script will just do nothing



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Look at the functions TimerInit and TimerDiff. Something like this perhaps.

Global $Timer = TimerInit()
While 1
    If TimerDiff($Timer) < 120000 Then ; 2 minutes
    ; do whatever your script needs to do
    $Timer = TimerInit() ; reset the timer

This should give a rough idea, but the way it's written right now, it will never exit the loop because the timer is constantly reset. You'd need to make it so that if it's not doing something it's not resetting the timer. I don't know exactly how you'd determine that there's nothing for it to do, but I'm sure you'll know.

BTW, using Notepad to grab a list of URLs is terribly ineffiecient, you can use the text document directly without any external programs, using FileRead/FileReadLine/_FileReadToArray etc.

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need a funtion that will close the script/program after x-minutes event if the script is still execute somethings(force close)

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Why did you need to create a 2nd thread on the same subject?

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anyways, I think what you want is adlibregister



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Threads merged - please stick to just the one at a time in future. ;)


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