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Variable question

Variable question

Variable question

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Hello all,

I'm a beginner in programming and have been working on some macros at work. I have run into a problem with a variable. My question is this:

Can I have a variable in a "WaitForString" statement?

ex. - Sess0.Screen.WaitForString("nameofvariable MONTH DAY")

Sorry for the lack of knowledge on my part.

Thanks for any responses.

RE: Variable question




hi,

WaitFor... methods are used as a means of waiting for an asynchronous screen response, which is decoupled from the VB code excution.

So, I you have 1) sent a key and 2) have to wait for a string, and 3) that string at that position is the ONLY string that will appear when the screen responds, then yes.

However, it must be in a LOOP, because your code execution and the screen response are not directly related...

CODE

  do
    if Sess0.Screen.WaitForString(YourVariable & MONTH & DAY, r, c) then exit do
    DoEvents
  loop
where r & c are the row and column where you expect the string to begin, and your variable MONTH and DAY are concatenated in to one string what is the string you expect at r,c.

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