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But due to lack of sleep I cant seem to get my head around it.....

Basically everytime I click on a new window be it, chrome, spotify, itunes, I was a new box to come up to say what I can do in that program.

Now I am stuck at the first hurdle, how to tell if a window has change, so far I have this but it obviously doesnt work and I feel nowhere close.

I have tried to get it to check for a new window every 5 seconds, if its changed, print it to console, if its not changed.. do nothing.

Thanks for any help

$vOldWindow = 0

While 1
    Sleep(5000)
    CheckWindowChanged()
WEnd

Func CheckWindowChanged()
    If Not WinGetTitle("") = $vOldWindow Then
        ;~ ... Do Stuff here
        ConsoleWrite(WinGetTitle(""))
    EndIf
    $vOldWindow = WinGetTitle("")
EndFunc
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$vOldWindow = '0'

While 1
    Sleep(2000)
    CheckWindowChanged()
WEnd

Func CheckWindowChanged()
    If WinGetTitle("") <> $vOldWindow Then
        ;~ ... Do Stuff here
        ConsoleWrite(WinGetTitle("") & @LF)
    EndIf
    $vOldWindow = WinGetTitle("")
EndFunc

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Thank you for the quick reply :)


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When doing comparisons, always try to compare with the same type e.g. string with string. AutoIt is a little forgiving in that '100' = 100, but still it;s bad practice and can be a debugging nightmare.


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