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I want to rename every new instance of notepad to notepad(random number)

If I use WinSetTitle ( "notepad", "", "notepad("&$randomnumber&")" )

this will work pretty good, because if more windows match the search entry it will take the newest. But what if this code runs, but there is no new instance of notepad. It will rename one that was already assigned a number. So I would like to check whether it is already renamed. For example by excluding titles that contain a ")".

How do I do that. 

Read this, but that is pretty confusing: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/406230/regular-expression-to-match-line-that-doesnt-contain-a-word?rq=1

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Notepad's title changes when ever it opens a file anyways, so why exactly do you want to randomly rename it?


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Reasons are sometimes cryptic  :)

This (untested) should work for "etc notepad etc" but not "etc notepad( etc" (excludes opening parenthesis)

WinSetTitle("[REGEXPTITLE:(?i).*notepad(?!\().*]", "", "notepad("&$randomnumber&")" )

 

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6 hours ago, BrewManNH said:

Notepad's title changes when ever it opens a file anyways, so why exactly do you want to randomly rename it?

Spoiler

its actually porn

5 hours ago, mikell said:

Reasons are sometimes cryptic  :)

This (untested) should work for "etc notepad etc" but not "etc notepad( etc" (excludes opening parenthesis)

WinSetTitle("[REGEXPTITLE:(?i).*notepad(?!\().*]", "", "notepad("&$randomnumber&")" )

 

Thank you very much, works like a charm. 

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