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Send/Post message help?

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I need some help understanding Sendmessage/Postmessage(Not sure which one I need[if either]) so that I can use my computer while Autoit automates stuff for me in internet explorer. As is it kind of hijacks my mouse and doesn't let me do anything,which isn't very productive and I don't get much work done.

Here is an example code:

func exitthescript()
   Exit
EndFunc

HotKeySet( "{ESC}", "exitthescript" )

while 1
   $posx = Random(197, 610)
   $posy = Random(210, 623)
   $posx2 = Random(197, 610)
   $posy2 = Random(210, 623)

   MouseClick("left", $posx, $posy, 1 ,0)
   MouseClick("left", $posx2, $posy2, 1 ,0)



   WEnd

How do I convert this to sendmessage or post message so that I can still use my mouse while it makes the random clicks?

For the sake of example lets just assume that the window I want the clicks sent to is internet explorer.

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If you want to automate IE then you can use ie.au3 UDF

What do you want exactly to achieve ?


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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

If you want to automate IE then you can use ie.au3 UDF

What do you want exactly to achieve ?

Anything really,just browser based automation. For now just simple stuff like mouse clicks.

Also...i have no idea what that is or how to use it,lol...

Possible someone could still help me with sendmessage?

Edited by EuphoricApathy

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Give an exact case else it's not possible to answer.

Jos

What do you mean? What i want to automate? Thats kind of hard because i dont have any "Exact cases" really. I suppose an example could be...filling a form,and clicking the submit button? while i do other stuff at the same time?

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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

What do you mean? What i want to automate? Thats kind of hard because i dont have any "Exact cases" really. I suppose an example could be...filling a form,and clicking the submit button? while i do other stuff at the same time?

Again: Stop the BS and give an exact case or else please stop with asking these hypothetical questions as they don't serve any purpose.

Jos

Edited by Jos

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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

Again: Stop the BS and give an exact case or else please stop with asking these hypothetical questions as they don;t serve any purpose.

Jos

1.Clicking my name on facebook(this takes me to my profile)

2.Clicking Where it says whats on your mind

3.Typing "Not much"

4.Clicking submit

All while i do other stuff.(i want to be able to use my mouse and keyboard while the script runs)

Exact enough for you? :thumbsup:

All i want is some kind of example...

Furthermore,they serve the purpose of furthering my understanding of coding with autoit.

Edited by EuphoricApathy

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