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Check for Window

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Checks to see if a window exists or is active. For example, you might want to create a task that starts your HotSync Manager for your Palm PDA every day and synchronizes the Palm device data with Outlook. You might want to check for the existence of the HotSync Manager window to ensure that it has started.




Window Caption

Select the name of the window from the dropdown list. The contents of this list vary with the applications currently launched on your computer.


Caption Must Match Exactly

Click the check box to check only windows that match the entire window caption. If this check box is clear, the action checks for windows that partially match the caption.


Check For

Select one of the following options to check for existing windows or windows that are open.


Window Exist
Window Active


Abort Task If

Stops task executing according with selected option:


Window Not Exists/Active - stops the task if the window does not exist or is not active.
Window Exist/Active - stops the task if the window exists or is active.



note Related Topics

Window Command

Wait for Window

Window Size and Position

Window Elements Loop

Window Get Size and Position