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Ini modification on key detected?

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Dhanbb

Hi,

im a new user and im starting to learn about AHK.

I want to make a simple script with these processes:
1. When the "5" key is detected, modify a line from a ini i got that permits the user to open a process. Something like a variable with newline and old line?
2. After a time, lets say 5 minutes, the script should return for example "ESC", and wait for another "5" key, which is the native status of the script.
3. (optional) if another 5 is pressed, add another 5 minutes to the restarting amount of time.
4. (optional) show a gui with the current remaining time.

I know its complex but i just need a little push.

Thank you!!

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TheXman
Posted (edited)

@Dhanbb

If you want to learn AHK, why don't you post your request in an AHK forum?  You do realize this is an AutoIt forum don't you?  If you want to learn AutoIt, then I would start with getting familiar with the help file and the search function of the forum.

Edited by TheXman

Whoever said that there's no such thing as a dumb question, probably asked a lot of DUMB questions.  Dumb questions are ones that you can easily find the answer to on your own.

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Subz

You can use something like:

HotKeySet("{ESC}", "_ExitScript")
HotKeySet("6", "_EndTimer")
HotKeySet("5", "_StartTimer")

Global $hTimer, $fTimer = 0, $bTimer = False
Global $sIniProcess = @ScriptDir & "\Process.ini" ;~ Ini File Path

While 1
    Sleep(100)
WEnd

Func _StartTimer()
    $bTimer = True
    $hTimer = TimerInit() ;~ Begin the timer and store the handle in a variable
    IniWrite($sIniProcess, "Process", "Notepad.exe", True)
    While 1
        $fTimer = Round(TimerDiff($hTimer), 0)
        If $fTimer >= 10000 Or $bTimer = False Then
            $bTimer = False
            IniWrite($sIniProcess, "Process", "Notepad.exe", False)
            ExitLoop
        EndIf
    WEnd
EndFunc

Func _EndTimer()
    $bTimer = False
EndFunc

Func _ExitScript()
    Exit
EndFunc

 

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