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2 autoit scripts "talking"

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2 scripts "talk" sending information to one another.

Like if in script 1 $msg = 1 and in script 2 $msg = 0 then script 1 will send the $msg varible to script 2, then in script 2 $msg = 1

Is it possible to make this? If so, please explain....


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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

I did something like this recently using the i/o capability and the console.

take a look at the thread:

http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.ph...st&p=200498

This link seems to be broken, I'll try again below:

http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.ph...st&p=200498

I also send you a link to the files:

http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.ph...ost&id=9499

Hope this helps

IVAN

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The above only works if the 1st app runs the second.

If this is not the case, then you can always get app1 to write a txt file somewhere like temp directory and app2 to read that file's contents.

This involves reading writing which makes the entire thing inefficient. It's a lot better to rely on the console and i/o.

IVAN

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If I'm reading correctly, use the ConsleWrite() and ConsoleRead() functions?


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Just use an INI file where both can access it.

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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

There are a number of ways you can do this as you've seen from the number of suggestions.

INI

Any kind of data file that you parse out

Registry

Console

TCPSend/Recv -- If you will for sure have a network connection

The best option I think would be ConsoleRead/Write.

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Thanks Ivan, works great.


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