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Comboku

Hi Guys,

I have written a little loop program that counts to whatever you choose in "Rounds". 

(this is just a short version of my program, but it should cover what I try to achieve)

I now want to be able to stop the counting by pressing the start/stop button. Unfortunately, autoit only registers my click on my button AFTER the func has ended.

Do you guys have an idea how to stop the function? Maybe check if button was pressed in the loop? 

Thanks,

Comboku

 

 

 

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <ComboConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <IE.au3>
#include <Array.au3>
#include <File.au3>


$Form1 = GUICreate("Looper", 355, 229, 435, 293)
$StartStop = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start", 136, 184, 75, 25)
$Rounds = GUICtrlCreateInput("1", 210, 40, 80, 21)
$lRounds = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Rounds", 298, 42, 52, 18)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)



While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $StartStop
            If GUICtrlRead($StartStop) = "Start" Then
                GUICtrlSetData($StartStop, "Stop")
                GUICtrlSetState($Rounds, $GUI_DISABLE)
            
                Call("Loop")
            ElseIf  GUICtrlRead($StartStop) = "Stop" Then
                ExitLoop
                MsgBox(0, "Info", "Stopped")
            Else
                MsgBox(0, "Info", "Error")
            EndIf
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit

    EndSwitch
WEnd





Func Loop()
    $LoopTimes = GUICtrlRead($Rounds)


    For $i = 1 To $LoopTimes
        MsgBox(0, "Info", "LET US COUNT: " & $i)
        Sleep("2000")
    Next



    GUICtrlSetData($StartStop, "Start")
    GUICtrlSetState($StartStop, $GUI_ENABLE)
    GUICtrlSetState($Rounds, $GUI_ENABLE)
EndFunc


 

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Melba23

Comboku,

The Interrupting a running function tutorial in the Wiki shows how you can do this.

M23

 

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