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I looked at ScriptControl.

  • I wonder if using this, can I do IPC solution in AutoIt.
  • I also wonder whether some extent, ScirptControl can be compared to the use of LUA.

 

Below is what I have read so far.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa365574(v=vs.85).aspx

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/184739/EN-US

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa227413(v=vs.60).aspx

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=1949

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