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HotKeySet in console app?

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Hello, I'm having some troubles using hotkeyset() in a console window..

Is it my fault or is it just not possible?

(using the 'Console.au3' UDF here)

#include <Console.au3>
HotKeySet('{ESC}','stop')

Global $input

While True
Cout("Enter your name: ")
cin($input)
system("pause")
WEnd

Func stop()
exit
EndFunc

Thanks.

TheAutomator.

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

MBALZESHARI,

Your while loop is preventing the HotKeySet from working AFAICT. Try using While 1, Select and Case in your loop instead of While True.

 

So you suggest I don't use "While True", ok.

This is the code then:

#include <Console.au3>
HotKeySet('{ESC}','stop')


Global $input


While 1
Cout("Enter your name: ")
cin($input)
system("pause")
WEnd


Func stop()
exit
EndFunc

I can't see how I can use "Select Case" in this little script and hotkeyset() works fine when I use it in other scripts

with a "While True" loop...

Thanks for the reply.

 

TheAutomator. 

Edited by TheAutomator

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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

It works, but can not seem to interrupt the console window, sorry, don't know why.

 

If you hit escape before enter, it does exit.

 

EDIT:

 

I think MBALZESHARI may have been a little sleepy when writing the reply :)

Edited by JohnOne

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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

JohnOne,

I think MBALZESHARI may have been a little sleepy when writing the reply   :) 

 

 

maybe  ^_^ 

so hit escape before enter does exit. hmmm  :think: 

do you think I have to ask the writer of that udf himself or would that be against the forum rules you think?

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