mmoalem

run function between certain times

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Hi there all - how can I find out if $now is between 2pm to 2am and if so run a function - any help will be most welcomed!

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What have you tried, what have you searched for? This question gets asked about once a month, search the forum for any number of answers.


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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

23 hours ago, BrewManNH said:

What have you tried, what have you searched for? This question gets asked about once a month, search the forum for any number of answers.

Hi and thanks - sorry but been sreaching for the solution here and on google - i search for 'exectute function between specific times' for run command between sepecific times' for 'autoit between given times' etc etc - cant find anything I could make work for me... I an very new to coding and probably the answer was there somewhere but am not sure how to read these answers and understand the code...

I know NowTime will give me the the time

and this is what I can make of it but doesnt work 

If _NowTime (4) > 14:00 And < 02:00 Then ...

 

Edited by mmoalem

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OK figured a solution out but is that the most efficient way of achieving this ???

#include <Date.au3>

$TimeMarker=@HOUR-2
If $TimeMarker<0 Then $TimeMarker=$TimeMarker+24
If $TimeMarker>=12 And $TimeMarker<24 Then _FunctionToBeExecuted

 

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On 5/5/2016 at 0:08 AM, mmoalem said:

$now is between 2pm to 2am

Couldn't you simply use

If @HOUR < 2 or @HOUR > 13 Then ...

 

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2 hours ago, mikell said:

Couldn't you simply use

If @HOUR < 2 or @HOUR > 13 Then ...

 

yeah that definitely makes more sense :) thanks 

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