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Medallyon

Dear AutoIt Community,

I need some clarification as to why GUI does not work as planned. This is the snippet of code that's troubling me:

Else
      GUICreate("Path", 320, 120, @DesktopWidth / 2 - 160, @DesktopHeight / 2 - 45, -1, $WS_EX_ACCEPTFILES)
      Local $idFile = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 10, 5, 300, 20)
      GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DROPACCEPTED)
      Local $idPath = GUICtrlRead($idFile)
      GUICtrlCreateLabel("Type path of .exe or drag file into InputBox", 10, 35)
      Local $idBtn = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 160 - 30, 75, 60, 20)
      GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

      ; Loop until the user exits.
      While 1
         Switch GUIGetMsg()
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
               ExitLoop
            Case $idBtn
               ExitLoop
         EndSwitch
      WEnd

      Run($idPath)
      ProcessWait("Patcher.exe")
      WinWait("Patcher")
      WinWaitActive("Patcher")
      If Not WinActive("Patcher") Then
         WinActivate("atcher")
      EndIf
   EndIf

My problem here is that when I want to exit the created GUI or press the button $idBtn, it won't exit. However, when I execute the following snippet by itself, it works.

GUICreate("Path", 320, 120, @DesktopWidth / 2 - 160, @DesktopHeight / 2 - 45, -1, $WS_EX_ACCEPTFILES)
   Local $idFile = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 10, 5, 300, 20)
   GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DROPACCEPTED)
   Local $idPath = GUICtrlRead($idFile)
   GUICtrlCreateLabel("Type path of .exe or drag file into InputBox", 10, 35)
   Local $idBtn = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 160 - 30, 75, 60, 20)

   GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

   ; Loop until the user exits.
   While 1
      Switch GUIGetMsg()
         Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            ExitLoop
         Case $idBtn
            ExitLoop
      EndSwitch
   WEnd

I don't know what to do.

Mny Thanks in advance,

~Medallyon

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Melba23

Medallyon,

The script is almost certainly halting at either the ProcessActive or WinWaitActive lines - add a timeout to them both so that the script proceeds with the loop until the process and GUI are present.

M23

P.S. And seeing the name of the process/GUI, could I point you to the Forum rules if you have not already read them.

 


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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Medallyon

@Melba23

Thanks for your quick response.

Medallyon,

The script is almost certainly halting at either the ProcessActive or WinWaitActive lines - add a timeout to them both so that the script proceeds with the loop until the process and GUI are present.

I added a timeout to both of the lines but that did nothing.

P.S. And seeing the name of the process/GUI, could I point you to the Forum rules if you have not already read them.

Ayy, I know the rules. My script in no way or form messes with games or game integrity (as far as I know). It's a mere process of clicking Login so that I don't have to do it.

Why?

Because 

  1. I have too much time on my hands
  2. I take joy in creating things

This is the full code:

<snip>

If you have any more ideas I could try out, I welcome you to share them :)

Many thanks in advance,

~Medallyon

Edited by Melba23
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Melba23

Medallyon,

Ayy, I know the rules.

Really? So how do you square this line:

Run("lol.launcher.exe")

with this prohibition?

Do not ask for help with AutoIt scripts, post links to, or start discussion topics on the following subjects:
[...]
•Launching, automation or script interaction with games or game servers, regardless of the game.

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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Melba23

Medallyon,

Correct - thread closed.

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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