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Pao

Autoit is great, but if it loses focus.. ouch

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Pao

I'm using Autoit for some unattended programs setups with runonceex.

I encounter problems, however, when the application loses focus due to window overlap (dos windows mostly.. for some reason autoextracting archives don't wait for their batch files termination)

Is it possible to send keys\clicks to a specified window only, even without focus? (so overlap wouldn't be a problem)

If it cannot be accomplised, do you know how to correct those autoextracting archives so next runonceex element is only called at batch end?

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SpookMeister

You could look at ControlSend(), but personally I would wager that whatever you are doing in batch can all be accomplished in AutoIt and you will most likely have better overall control of everything if you make it a complete AutoIt solution.


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Pao

Ugh..that would mean translate all batch files inside all archives to autoit. Way too much work (and possible new errors).

I'll test again why I can't make the archives wait or I'll check autoit ConrolSend().

Thanks

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