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any getch() function?!?!?

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I don't wan tto have to always use _isPressed(etc.) because all it returns is a 1 if something si pressed else a 0 is returned. Well.. this is hugely slow and cpu intensive... but what happens if i have a while loop and I need to see if the user pressed the 1 key or if he pressed the 2 key or the esc key. Do I just keep going through the loop reeaalaly fast which uses up tons of cpu, or is there a function like in C to getch() or wait until a key is inputted... then return what key was inputted, and then I can test with that key in the if statements.. that would be way better.. but unfortunately I can't find any function like that in AutoIt... what should i do :).

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There isn't such a function. Loop the _IsPressed function with maximum 5 ms of sleep. If you add more functions in the loop, you have to try with smaller times.

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I don't wan tto have to always use _isPressed(etc.) because all it returns is a 1 if something si pressed else a 0 is returned. Well.. this is hugely slow and cpu intensive... but what happens if i have a while loop and I need to see if the user pressed the 1 key or if he pressed the 2 key or the esc key. Do I just keep going through the loop reeaalaly fast which uses up tons of cpu, or is there a function like in C to getch() or wait until a key is inputted... then return what key was inputted, and then I can test with that key in the if statements.. that would be way better.. but unfortunately I can't find any function like that in AutoIt... what should i do :).

Use HotKeySet() to monitor those three keys. Your script can go on about its business untill interrupted by the hot keys.

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