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Re^3: How can I close a Windows program called from a my Perl script?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jan 18, 2013 at 22:52 UTC ( #1014149=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: How can I close a Windows program called from a my Perl script?
in thread How can I close a Windows program called from a my Perl script?

Then you might be able to use something like this which starts a copy of notepad aysnchronously (system 1, ...), then waits 10 seconds before sending it the Alt-F X key sequnce to close it:

#! perl -slw use strict; use Win32::GuiTest qw[FindWindowLike SetForegroundWindow SendKeys]; system 1, q[notepad.exe]; Win32::Sleep( 10000 ); for ( FindWindowLike( undef, 'Notepad' ) ) { SetForegroundWindow( $_); SendKeys( '%fx', 5 ); }

Note: that as coded, this will close all running copies of notepad. To be more selective, see the pod for Win32::GuiTest::FindWindowLike().


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), then waits 10 seconds before sending it the Alt-F X key sequnce to close it: #! perl -slw use strict; use Win32::GuiTest qw


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