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Jon8c

Erm, sorry if this is too simple of a question (I'm new to this). Well, I'm trying to set a global hotkey (or I want a hotkey to do an action no matter what window is active) to exit the script. So, I tried adding

HotKeySet("!{End}", "Exit")
as the Help file instructed. Then, I tried running the script, but it said there was an error with the function, saying that it's an Unknown Function. I figured Exit wasn't a function, but I couldn't find anything else that would exit the script. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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PsaltyDS

Erm, sorry if this is too simple of a question (I'm new to this). Well, I'm trying to set a global hotkey (or I want a hotkey to do an action no matter what window is active) to exit the script. So, I tried adding

HotKeySet("!{End}", "Exit")
as the Help file instructed. Then, I tried running the script, but it said there was an error with the function, saying that it's an Unknown Function. I figured Exit wasn't a function, but I couldn't find anything else that would exit the script. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Exit is an AutoIt native function that takes an optional parameter. That also makes it a reserved key word so you can't create a function called "Exit". So do it this way:

HotKeySet("!{End}", "_Quit")

While 1
     Sleep(20) ; Keep the script alive
WEnd

Func _Quit()
     Exit
EndFunc

:D


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Jon8c

Oh, sweet thanks. and by the way, are the lines after the HotKey line necessary?

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Xav

Oh, sweet thanks. and by the way, are the lines after the HotKey line necessary?

yes they are , if you want your script to dont quit .

No prob fell free to ask me q :D

Edited by Xav

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Swift

You must have them because...

if you have a script...its gunna do the whole script right? like

1

2

3

4

5

THEN EXIT...because nothing else to do...but if you have

While 1

WEnd...

then its making a loop...keeping the script running...

does that help explain it better?

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Jon8c

Oh, lmao. Ok got it. Thanks guys.

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MetalSpongebob

I got an error using {SPACE} to write "+" when space is pressed...


Noob but ethical

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PsaltyDS

I got an error using {SPACE} to write "+" when space is pressed...

Show the error and the code snipit that generates it.

:D


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GEOSoft

I got an error using {SPACE} to write "+" when space is pressed...

The plus sign is reserved for a flag so it can not be used that way in a Send().

This should work

Send("{+}")

or

Send("+", 1)

or

Send("{ASC 43}")


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