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I finally gave a look into DLLs and want to make use of them in Autoit.

I know that a DLL is basically a library with some code, that can be used by several other programs at the same time to get some advantages.

Yet, I need to know how they are properly used. Also it might be helpful to know what DLL is doing what task. Can you provide some resources?

Thanks!

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@Wicked_Caty we have a wonderful Wiki which can, in conjunction with the help file, answer a lot of your questions:

 

 

 

 


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