tonycst

How to pass argument to running process ?

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I want to pass "about:config" to firefox

If i do ShellExecute ("firefox.exe","about:config"), i get new instance of firefox opening up which is bad because it makes changes to another profile instead of one that is currently running.

Any ideas ?

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Command_Line_Options

firefox -P "UserProfileName"

Maybe that way you can go directly to the correct profile.


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Also if just using it for yourself, if you set Firefox to open links in a new tab rather than a new window it should work as expected.

 

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

So in other words NO, there is no way to pass argument to a running process ?

What about injection things, i know i walking the edge on hacking subject. Not asking how, but would that work ?

 

Edited by tonycst

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This opens aboutcfg in new tab

Run("C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe -new-tab about:config")

In order to "pass arguments" to firefox, i'd go with FF.au3, allows much, but you have to know what you're doing, and have Mozrepl extension running in FF.

 


Spoiler

Paster - Main function is to paste text, but has more functions.

OpenW - Open With... alternative, Open any file with any application, set it's icon, set application as default.

Renamer - Rename files and folders, remove portions of text from the filename etc.

BeatsPlayer - Music player.

Params Tool - Right click an exe to see it's parameters or execute them.

Regedit Control - Registry browsing history, quickly jump into any saved key.

Time4Shutdown - Write the time for shutdown in minutes.

Power Profiles Tool - Set a profile as active, delete, duplicate, export and import.

Firefox Profile Backup - Backup/restore previously saved profile.

Finished Task Shutdown - Shuts down pc when specified window/Wndl/process closes.

NetworkSpeedShutdown - Shuts down pc if download speed goes under "X" Kb/s.

IUIAutomation - Topic with framework and examples

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Interesting.

Thanks !

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