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Ignoring Unwanted Windows

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I am chewing through an application using: WinActivate and WinWaitActive, ControlSend and ControlClick at every step yet when an unexpected window pops up--the script freezes until I make the 'expected' window active.

Is there a way I can ignore certain windows.

To date, I have used a WinExist and a Minimize but this method requires the unexpected window to pop up at a certain time. The window is popping up when it wants.

I await pearls of wisdom :)

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I await pearls of wisdom :)

Until it comes, may I alert you that you do not need to use WinActivate and WinWaitActive when you use Control* functions as active windows are not needed. Only when you use Mouse* functions and the Send function (and any other I may have left out) that active windows are required for successful automation. You may find that in using just WinWait and Control* functions, such issues you mention will no longer happen.

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