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Hi all,

I was curious... is there a way to code to wait for an event OR until so much time has passed?

In other words, I'd like to do something like this.


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Run("notepad.exe")

Processwait ("notepad.exe") OR "Until 8 seconds has passed."

If Processexists "notepad.exe" then
;DO STUFF
Endif

If Not Processexists "notepad.exe" then
;DO stuff that tells me that something has failed.

Endif

 

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Just curious.   Thanks for any help.

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DarkOnyx,

Look at TimerInit/Diff in the Help file.

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Run("notepad.exe")

Processwait ("notepad.exe", 8) ; 8 seconds timeout

If Processexists "notepad.exe" then
;DO STUFF
Endif

If Not Processexists "notepad.exe" then
;DO stuff that tells me that something has failed.

Endif

Remember, Check the help file every time before you post a question

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