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WinActivate does not work in vista?

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I've noticed that WinActivate does not work in Vista.. Has anyone else experienced this? Or any other functions not working?

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I experience no problem with WinActivate in Vista (UAC off).

This line works just fine.

WinActivate('WinActivate does not work in vista')

:rolleyes:

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I experience no problem with WinActivate in Vista (UAC off).

This line works just fine.

WinActivate('WinActivate does not work in vista')

:rolleyes:

Interesting, it is working. For some reason it wasn't working earlier.. Wierd...

Anyways, what is the difference between using ' and " they both seem to work?

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Anyways, what is the difference between using ' and " they both seem to work?

Look in the help file under Data Types, Strings. They are interchangeable (in pairs, of course). Either can be used to enclose a literal string of the other:

MsgBox(64, "Test", "Test 1.")
MsgBox(64, 'Test', 'Test 2.')
MsgBox(64, '"Test"', "Test '3'.")
MsgBox(64, "'Test'", 'Test "4".')

:rolleyes:


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Anyways, what is the difference between using ' and " they both seem to work?

Like PsaltyDS states, but for me, I use singles quotes by default and double quotes when needed to protect paths/parameters with spaces.

This example shows the usage literary.

; Default use of single quotes that I use
RunWait('c:\windows\notepad.exe')

; And then also use double quotes to protect string paths/parameters with spaces
RunWait('"c:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe"')

; The above does well with using cmd as well
RunWait('"' & @ComSpec & '" /c explorer "c:\program files\"')

As for using single quotes within double quotes, I only do that if I am forced to handle very complex strings.

:rolleyes:

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Hmm. Did you check window is invisible and you used same title? Eg. if the title is "Untitled - Notepad" and you wrote "Notepad" without changing Opt, it won't work.

BTW this goes to v3 Bug Reports :rolleyes:


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