nacerbaaziz

how to detect if an other copy from the same script if runing

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Hello
How are you
I have a question, please.
I've created a window and i need
when i run the script if it detect an other copy from the same script was runing
 the script close the first copy Automatically and run a new copy
I want an example to understand it

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i find _Singleton but i don't know how to close the first copy if exist please help me

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Look at ProcessList. Compare the PID to @AutoItPID and then use ProcessClose to close any other instances.

Again, I'm sure you could find some full working examples if you put some effort into searching the forums.

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so i've created a audio player

and i need when the users open a audio file if the software find an other audio file was playing it will close the old

and i don't know how to do that

Please help me if there is any way to do this.

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Danp2 exactly described what to do. What have you tried so far?


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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

am sorry for this repitation

Edited by nacerbaaziz

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In fact, all my attempts were unsuccessful
I apologize for bothering you all this time because of my poor understanding of this. If there is no inconvenience I want a simple example to explain to me
I would be thankful to all of you
Greetings to you, right you are a good peoples

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56 minutes ago, Danp2 said:

Here's some examples that you would have found if you tried searching the forums --

 

 

where is it?

thank you

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Hello
I apologize very much for bothering you all
But it's very important to me
I will now try to explain in detail what I want to do and please help me with this
1. I designed an audio player called easy audio player
The executable file name is easyAudioPlayer.exe
Its task is to play audio files
I have made this player the default in opening my audio files.
2 What I want is if you press an audio file if the program finds another file that is open in the same program, it will closes it and opens the file that was pressed
This is exactly what I want
please help
By typing a simple example,
Greetings to all of you and I repeat my apologies
I apologize for my weak English

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You should stop apologizing about your English and instead apologize for your lack of effort in solving the issue for yourself.

You've been given pointers on how to do it. Now how about you show some code showing where you've actually tried to solve it yourself instead of repeatedly asking for someone else to write the code for you.

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#15 ·  Posted (edited)

I tried writing this function but it did not work
Please correct the error if any
Greetings
Thank you very much

 

Func check($exefile = @ScriptName, $HWND = $hGUI)
    Local $process = $exefile, $window = $HWND, $return
    Local $iPID = WinGetProcess($window)
    If @error Then Return -1
    Local $aProcessList = ProcessList($process)
    If @error Then Return -1
    For $i = 1 To $aProcessList[0][0]
        If Not $aProcessList[$i][1] = $iPID Then
            ProcessClose($aProcessList[$i][1])
        EndIf
    Next
    Return 1
EndFunc   ;==>check

 

Edited by Jos

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Something like this?

Func check($exefile)
    Local $OwnPID = @AutoItPID
    Local $aProcessList = ProcessList($exefile)
    If @error Then Return -1
    For $i = 1 To $aProcessList[0][0]
        If Not $aProcessList[$i][1] = $OwnPID Then
            ProcessClose($aProcessList[$i][1])
        EndIf
    Next
    Return 1
EndFunc   ;==>check

Jos

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IS THE @AutoItPID WORK IF THE SCRIPT IS COMPILED?

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Unfortunately my dear i tried it and did not work
When I opened an audio file I worked plain
when i opened the other file did not close the first and remained listening to the two file

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