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Automatically Cycle Open Windows

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dobry

Hello. I'm brand new to Autoit, so please bear with me. I'm trying to write a very simple script that will cycle through already open windows every 10 seconds or so. What I am doing is cycling through multiple remote viewing screens (using radmin 3.0) to monitor systems at work. I don't need anything fancy just something that can maximize the next sequential window on the taskbar over and over. I tried an alt + tab loop but it doesn't work properly. It just switches between two different windows, back and forth. Can someone help me out or at least send me down the right path of where to find the information? I've tried searching these forums and google but can't seem to find what I need, exactly. Thanks

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picea892

It may not be as easy as you think because there are a lot of hidden windows which you may hit. You require an exclusion list. Try this. I think this is what you are after.

#include <Winapi.au3>
#include <Process.au3>
while 1
cycler()
WEnd

func cycler()
$winlist=_getwinlist ()
for $i= 1 to $winlist[0][1]
    ToolTip($winlist[$i][1])
    WinSetState($winlist[$i][2],"",@SW_MAXIMIZE)
    WinActivate($winlist[$i][2],"")
    sleep(4000)
Next
EndFunc

func _getwinlist ()
Local $sExclude_List = "|Start[CL:102939]|Start|Desktop|Start Menu[CL:102938]|taskbar|iconwin|desktop[CL:102937]|Program Manager|taskbar|Menu|Save As|Drag|maincontext|context|"
Local $sExclude_class = "|tooltips_class32|gdkWindowToplevel|gdkWindowTempShadow|TaskSwitcherWnd|gdkWindowTemp|bosa_sdm_M

icrosoft Office Word 11.0|MsoCommandBarPopup|MsoCommandBarShadow|NUIDialog|CallTip|ThumbnailClass|#32770|Desktop User Picture|OfficeTooltip|"
Local $Listit
Local $aWinList = WinList()
dim $Listit[$aWinList[0][0]][5]

;Count windows

For $i = 1 To $aWinList[0][0]
;Only display visible windows that have a title
    If $aWinList[$i][0] = "" Or Not BitAND(WinGetState($aWinList[$i][1]), 2) Then ContinueLoop
;Add to array all win titles that is not in the exclude list
        $class = _WinAPI_GetClassName($aWinList[$i][1])
    If Not StringInStr($sExclude_List, "|" & $aWinList[$i][0] & "|") and Not StringInStr($sExclude_class, "|" & $class & "|") Then
        $Listit[0][1]=$Listit[0][1]+1
        $Listit[$Listit[0][1]][0]= _ProcessGetName (WinGetProcess($aWinList[$i][1]))
        $Listit[$Listit[0][1]][1]= $aWinList[$i][0]
        $Listit[$Listit[0][1]][2]= $aWinList[$i][1]
        $Listit[$Listit[0][1]][3]= $class
    EndIf 
Next
ReDim $Listit[$Listit[0][1]+1][5]
return $Listit
EndFunc

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OchoNueve

Hello. I'm brand new to Autoit, so please bear with me. I'm trying to write a very simple script that will cycle through already open windows every 10 seconds or so. What I am doing is cycling through multiple remote viewing screens (using radmin 3.0) to monitor systems at work. I don't need anything fancy just something that can maximize the next sequential window on the taskbar over and over. I tried an alt + tab loop but it doesn't work properly. It just switches between two different windows, back and forth. Can someone help me out or at least send me down the right path of where to find the information? I've tried searching these forums and google but can't seem to find what I need, exactly. Thanks

I simple way would be to do alt+tab then alt+shift+tab and keep doing this back and forth. This way there is a window that will come up a lot, but the rest will eventually show.

Anyways, the answer from picea892 is a lot better but a little more complex.


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dobry

It may not be as easy as you think because there are a lot of hidden windows which you may hit. You require an exclusion list. Try this. I think this is what you are after.

FANTASTIC! this works exactly like i need it to. thank you very very much.

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cynflux

Hello,

Can someone alter the code to where you can select which windows will auto-cycle?

I am using WindowTabs (http://www.windowtabs.com/) which allows you to group windows together.

I would like to be able to auto-cycle different Radmin sessions as well as VNC sessions that are group together with WindowTabs, and not necessarily all open windows on the taskbar. Please also be aware that I have a dual-monitor setup.

Thanks in advance.

P.S. What is the correct procedure to import and run the script that was mentioned previously in this thread?

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Mechaflash

Hello,

Can someone alter the code to where you can select which windows will auto-cycle?

I am using WindowTabs (http://www.windowtabs.com/) which allows you to group windows together.

I would like to be able to auto-cycle different Radmin sessions as well as VNC sessions that are group together with WindowTabs, and not necessarily all open windows on the taskbar. Please also be aware that I have a dual-monitor setup.

Thanks in advance.

P.S. What is the correct procedure to import and run the script that was mentioned previously in this thread?

Instead of reviving a 3 year old thread, create a new one and reference this thread in your post. However, looking at your request, it may require a different approach.


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