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alanbr00
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Wait Process Window to be Activate

#1 Post by alanbr00 » 15 Sep 2019 00:28

Hi all,

I'm using a powershell script:

Start-process c:\test\window.exe

I'm trying to make it wait "window.exe" be activate to continue the script.

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Re: Wait Process Window to be Activate

#2 Post by aGerman » 15 Sep 2019 05:13

I'm trying to make it wait "window.exe" be activate to continue the script.
What does "activate" mean?

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Re: Wait Process Window to be Activate

#3 Post by ShadowThief » 16 Sep 2019 10:22

I think they mean they want to wait for the window to be active

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Re: Wait Process Window to be Activate

#4 Post by aGerman » 16 Sep 2019 16:47

Still "active" is an ambiguous term. Does it mean that the Window is visible, or does it mean the process has finished loading and has zero CPU usage, or does it mean the window is the topmost window, or does it mean the window has the keyboard focus, ...? We don't even know what this window.exe is in order to be able to investigate what "active" could possibly mean.

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Re: Wait Process Window to be Activate

#5 Post by ShadowThief » 16 Sep 2019 21:10

I take it to mean "has keyboard focus"

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