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I'd like to take a dll someone wrote in C# for motion detection and motion tracking:


And use these functionalities in a Autoit script. 

Can anyone help me with advice, or pointing me in the right direction? 

I use something called ImageSearch which is an autoit script that uses a dll for its functionality and on the imagesearch.au3 everything looks really straight forward; it just calls a function within the dll, and everything works. but I don't know anything about the DLL side, because I'm not a developer.

But if tapping into these motion detection dll could be done it'd make for a really cool library so people could use it in their autoit projects. Anyway, best case scenario the Motion dlls are written in such a way that I can just call them within a script, but I don't know how to tell if this is possible. can a C# programmer look at the source code on that site and let me know if it is? I suspect this is a longshot but we might get lucky :)





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This is not a collaborative project, this is a general help question. As for your issue, make the dll com visible and register the dll using regasm.exe. See my signature for a C# all wrapper I created in AutoIt. Good luck.

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