rcubefather

How to tell autoit to wait for windows to be appear (30 seconds), if window appears go to next action?

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I am trying to automate a software installation using Autoit in Windows 7.

I am facing issue in following scenario. 

I want to wait 30 seconds to a window to be appear. If window not appears within 30 seconds, my script should go to next action.

Tried using WinWaitActive, But it always waiting for a window. if window not appears, its throws "AutoItError: timeout on wait for activate window".

Now I dont want to get this error. My script should go to next action.

Can anyone guide me on this please?

 

 

 

 

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Which program do you try to install? Most installation programs offer silent installation command line switches. So you do not need to automate the installation GUI.


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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

 

@ Water .. My requirement is to automate the pop-up window. I am not in the position to use silent install :(.

@John one: Following is the code that I tried:

        if autoit.win_wait_active("[CLASS:TESTINH]", 30) == 1:
            raise Exception("Env is DOWN...!!!")
        else:    
            autoit.send("{TAB}")
            autoit.send("{DOWN 3}")
            sleep(2)    
            autoit.send("{ENTER}")        
            sleep(3)
            autoit.send("{TAB 4}")
            sleep(2)
            autoit.send("{ENTER}")    
            sleep(15)

For your info : I am using python version of Autoit in the above code. Please guide me if you know any command in Autoit. So that i can implement this in python autoit.

 

Thanks.

 

Edited by rcubefather

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Local $start_time = TimerInit()
Local $window_is_active = False

While (TimerDiff($start_time) < 3000 and Not window_is_active)
    window_is_active = WinActivate("[CLASS:TESTINH]")
    Sleep(250)
WEnd

If (window_is_active) Then
    #cs
    ...
    #ce
Else
    #cs
    ...
    #ce
EndIf

 

Edited by InunoTaishou

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Did you read the "For your info" section in post #4?
He is using Python to call AutoIt. This means: Your code won't work for the OP.


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