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Run autoit script from cmd with option

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Hi all,

I have the following script, which I am trying to make it possible to run it from a cmd prompt with a flag on the end so it runs under a different manner...

Example:

If I double click run.au3 (or run.exe when compiled) it opens notepad.exe maximized.

But if i run it from cmd prompt as "run.au3 /min" or "run.exe /min I want it to change $aflag so it runs the second part of the if else statement.

Does anyone know how I would go abouts this sort of exercise?

Global $aflag = ""
Example()
Func Example()

If $aflag = "" Then
    Local $iPID = Run("notepad.exe", "", @SW_SHOWMAXIMIZED)
Else
    Local $iPID = Run("notepad.exe", "", @SW_SHOWMINIMIZED)
EndIF

EndFunc

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

If $CmdLine[0] <> "" Then
     $aflag = $CmdLine[1]
Else
     $aflag = ""
EndIf

That's the basics of it, that you can put at the start of your script.

I would read up about it though.

You also need to do your own additional testing for "/min"

P.S. I was sure they had an example like that in the Help file etc, but it seems to have been modified and removed, which doesn't make it easy for a beginner.

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