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Pause,Break while key being hold

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This seems very easy but im struggling. Is it possible to make your script pause if a key is being pressed and hold?

I can pause the script by clicking a key but I wan't to pause it if alt is being pressed for example.

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

yes

#include <Misc.au3>
MsgBox(1,'Press PAUSE KEY and click OK','Do not relase PAUSE KEY')
While _IsPressed(13) ;  13 PAUSE key
    Sleep(10)
    ConsoleWrite('Waiting...' & @CRLF)
WEnd

EDIT: typo

Edited by mLipok

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

yes

#include <Misc.au3>
MsgBox(1,'Press PAUSE KEY and click OK','Do not relase PAUSE KEY')
While _IsPressed(13) ;  13 PAUSE key
    Sleep(10)
    ConsoleWrite('Waiting...' & @CRLF)
WEnd

EDIT: typo

Well it doesnt seem to work my it still does the action whgen I click pause, It only pauses for 10 ms if im correct

 

Edit:it also makes my app lagg heavy

Edited by Emmhor1

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Here you have better example:
 

#include <Misc.au3>
MsgBox(1, 'Press PAUSE KEY and click OK', 'Do not relase PAUSE KEY')

While 1
    Sleep(10)

    If _IsPressed('2C') Then ; 2C PRINT SCREEN key
        ExitLoop
    EndIf

    If _IsPressed(13) Then
        While _IsPressed(13) ;  13 PAUSE key
            Sleep(10)
            ConsoleWrite('Waiting...' & @CRLF)
        WEnd
            ConsoleWrite('End pause ' & @CRLF)
    EndIf

WEnd

 
 
 

Edit:it also makes my app lagg heavy

I do not see any lagg on my notebook.

 

Well it doesnt seem to work my it still does the action whgen I click pause, It only pauses for 10 ms if im correct

no, you was wrong
this sleep prevents the lagg.
 


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