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mond1106

how do I break the loop if my program is stuck in it without exiting the whole program?

 

i just want it to start from the beginning of the code here is my program

 

While 1

$picture = "target.png"

$result = _ImageSearch($picture,1,$x1,$y1,0,0)

If $result = 1 Then

   Send("{4}")
   MouseClick("left",$x1,$y1,1,1)
   Sleep(2000)


   Do
   $picture2 = "status.png"
   $result2 = _ImageSearch($picture2,1,$x1,$y1,0,0)
   
   Send("{2}")
   Send("{1}")

Until $result2 = 1

 

 

as you see if my program doesnt detect  or see picture2 then the loop wont stop.

 


 

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spudw2k

I would do so by creating a global variable which is evaluated to see if the loop should continue and use a hotkey to set the global variables value.  Something like this.

Global $bEsc = False    ;Define Global "state" Variable

HotKeySet("{esc}", "_Esc")  ;Set HotKey to Run _Esc function when Esc key is pressed

;....

Do
    If $bEsc = True Then    ;At beginning of loop check $bEsc value and If True act on it
        $bEsc = False   ;Reset $bEsc value
        ExitLoop        ;Exit Loop
    EndIf
Until ;...you get the idea?

Func _Esc()     ;Function to set $bEsc value to True
    $bEsc = True
EndFunc

 

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mond1106
3 hours ago, spudw2k said:

I would do so by creating a global variable which is evaluated to see if the loop should continue and use a hotkey to set the global variables value.  Something like this.

Global $bEsc = False    ;Define Global "state" Variable

HotKeySet("{esc}", "_Esc")  ;Set HotKey to Run _Esc function when Esc key is pressed

;....

Do
    If $bEsc = True Then    ;At beginning of loop check $bEsc value and If True act on it
        $bEsc = False   ;Reset $bEsc value
        ExitLoop        ;Exit Loop
    EndIf
Until ;...you get the idea?

Func _Esc()     ;Function to set $bEsc value to True
    $bEsc = True
EndFunc

 

Hi is there a way that my program can automatically checked if its stuck in the loop?

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spudw2k

You'd have to define some sort of condition of what stuck means: been looping for so long? looped x many times?

I'd say a timer is a reasonable way to go, but like I said, it's up to you to define a threshold that would mean stuck to you.

;More pseudo-code

;Create timer outside of loop
Local $hTimer = TimerInit()

;Inside of Loop
Do
    If TimerDiff($hTimer) > 30000 Then   ;<- Timer measured in milliseconds - 30 seconds X 1000 milliseconds = 30,000 milliseconds
        $hTimer = TimerInit()   ;Reset Timer
        ;do stuff
    EndIf
Until 0=1 ;something

 

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5 hours ago, spudw2k said:

You'd have to define some sort of condition of what stuck means: been looping for so long? looped x many times?

I'd say a timer is a reasonable way to go, but like I said, it's up to you to define a threshold that would mean stuck to you.

;More pseudo-code

;Create timer outside of loop
Local $hTimer = TimerInit()

;Inside of Loop
Do
    If TimerDiff($hTimer) > 30000 Then   ;<- Timer measured in milliseconds - 30 seconds X 1000 milliseconds = 30,000 milliseconds
        $hTimer = TimerInit()   ;Reset Timer
        ;do stuff
    EndIf
Until 0=1 ;something

 

I think this timer would do the trick thank you. :)

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