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Can't find how to run another script on button press.

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When I press a button I want to run a script, but nothing I've yet found really did that.

Furthermore, when compiled as an exe, that needs to still work... So I suppose I just want to run an executable file with 'Run'?

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If the script is a standalone exe then yes you can simply call the Run function

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Try This

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

$Form1 = GUICreate("Run App", 257, 143, 302, 218)
$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("&Run", 80, 96, 75, 25)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 8, 800, 0, "MS Sans Serif")
$Label1 = GUICtrlCreateLabel("App Name", 8, 24, 56, 17)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 8, 800, 0, "MS Sans Serif")
GUICtrlCreateInput("", 64, 24, 185, 21)
While 1

$nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
   Case $nMsg = $Button1
         $appPath = ControlGetText("Run App","","[CLASS:Edit; INSTANCE:1]")
   Case $nMsg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE

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"Command Line Parameters" in the helpfile

If you are calling an autoit script:

Form1: AutoIt3.exe [/ErrorStdOut] [/AutoIt3ExecuteScript] file [params ...]
Execute an AutoIt3 Script File

if you are calling an autoit exe:

Form2: Compiled.exe [/ErrorStdOut] [params ...]
Execute an compiled AutoIt3 Script File produced with Aut2Exe.

lots more, go to helpfile.

edit: just noticed a grammar issue in the helpfile :)

Edited by jdelaney

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A note about Form 1 above, if you use that method (running a script from a compiled script) the compiled script MUST have the following in it.

#pragma compile(AutoItExecuteAllowed, true)

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