is it possible to use an autoit script to show a live preview from a minimized program?
I searched for this and found many different little tools but none of them offered this Option so far.
You may ask why someone should use this, for me it should be a live preview from different clients of a game, when minimized the game itself is not using much resources but with multiple clients running its to heavy for my rig so i try to find a way to still observe what is happening ingame on this minimized clients.
Would be nice if somebody leads me into the right direction where i can / should begin with, cause i am not sure how this script should look like but maybe someone already tried this (my forum search was not successfull)?
HI. I was needing to add a program to Tarkbar(an easy way without using objectcreateinterface ) so I found this. So then I deduced how to add to the StartMenu while I see the shell32 in hex editor search for taskbarunpin|taskbarpin string. I found another two interesting string (startpin|startunpin) So I try out and they work too but to add to StartMenu.
This is not an official way to do this, however it works.
$sFileLnk parameter must be Link(.lnk) to our program.
;~ Success: True. ;~ Failure: False. Func DeleteFromTaskBar($sFileLnk) Return _WinAPI_ShellExecute($sFileLnk,"","", "taskbarunpin") EndFunc Func AddToTaskBar($sFileLnk) Return _WinAPI_ShellExecute($sFileLnk,"","", "taskbarpin") EndFunc Func AddToStartMenu($sFileLnk) Return _WinAPI_ShellExecute($sFileLnk,"","", "startpin") EndFunc Func DeleteFromStartMenu($sFileLnk) Return _WinAPI_ShellExecute($sFileLnk,"","", "startunpin") EndFunc
I have a little issue and I can't find any answer sadly so I'm opening this post.
I created a tool with AutoIt, but sadly on Windows 8.1 I can't pin it to my taskbar, I have no idea why. If I take any other program for example Firefox, when it's started and I do a right click on the icon in the taskbar I can have a nice menu and just below "Exit window" I have an option "Pin this program to the TaskBar" (or Unpin if already clicked), but with my AutoIt script (compiled) I have only the Exit button.
Do you know if there is a Windows option to add to GuiCtrlCreateGui() or anything I can do to be able to pin my program to the windows 8.1 taskbar?
Thank you very much,
Hi all, I need to get the list of windows which are resting in taskar. That means, windows which i can toggle through ALT TAB. I use "WinList" function. But it gives me all the windows. Then i tried to filter it like this; Local $lst = WinList() Local $Row = 0 For $i = 1 To $lst If $lst[$i] = "" And Not BitAND(WinGetState($lst[$i]), 1) Then _ArrayDelete($lst,$Row) EndIf $Row +=1 Next _ArrayDisplay($lst) But this code doesn't delete the 2nd column. I have read the help file and saw an example which deletes an entire row from a 2 dimensional array. I have used the same method but please look this image. This is what i have got.
I am trying to find a way to detect if two applications are running (and visible in the GUI). One sits in the system tray (which I've got sorted) but another launches (so is easily visible as a running process) but seems to delay until showing in the GUI but the "WinExists" command seems to pick it up a few seconds before it's actually visible!
The bit of script that detects the system tray app is modified from somewhere on these forums that finds the text labels from all of the tray icons...
Func Get_Systray_IconText($sToolTipTitle) Local $hSysTray_Handle = ControlGetHandle('[Class:Shell_TrayWnd]', '', '[Class:ToolbarWindow32;Instance:1]') Local $iSystray_ButCount = _GUICtrlToolbar_ButtonCount($hSysTray_Handle) Local $iSystray_ButtonNumber For $iSystray_ButtonNumber = 0 To $iSystray_ButCount - 1 Local $sText = _GUICtrlToolbar_GetButtonText($hSysTray_Handle, $iSystray_ButtonNumber) If StringInStr($sText, $sToolTipTitle) = 1 Then Return $sText EndIf Next Return SetError(1, 0, "") EndFunc So I was hoping that there was something nearly identical that detects icons in the Taskbar in a near-identical way as ProcessExists and WinExists commands seem to detect it too early and I really need to detect the time that the window is visible to the user which seems to be when it spawns it's taskbar icon.