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I've been making a script for a game I play which is something like this:

While 1
ControlSend("Window X", "", "Edit1", "{INSERT}")
Sleep(200)
ControlSend("Window X", "", "Edit1", "{F5}")
Sleep(1300)
ControlSend("Window X", "", "Edit1", "{INSERT}")
Sleep(6300)
WEnd

What I want it to do is for it to send all those keys while Window X is minimized, but the problem is that when the script is running, I want to open another same window with the exact same name as the minimized window, and every time I do that it sends the key strokes to the active window instead, so I was thinking was there any way to change the name of the window?

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I've been making a script for a game I play which is something like this:

While 1
ControlSend("Window X", "", "Edit1", "{INSERT}")
Sleep(200)
ControlSend("Window X", "", "Edit1", "{F5}")
Sleep(1300)
ControlSend("Window X", "", "Edit1", "{INSERT}")
Sleep(6300)
WEnd

What I want it to do is for it to send all those keys while Window X is minimized, but the problem is that when the script is running, I want to open another same window with the exact same name as the minimized window, and every time I do that it sends the key strokes to the active window instead, so I was thinking was there any way to change the name of the window?

Yea you should try renaming the window.

WinSetTitle("Some window you want to rename.","","Window X")

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