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Setting focus on another application using Process name

, 29 Jul 2011
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How to set focus on another application using the process name

VB.NET code:

If Process.GetProcessByName("ExternalApplication").Length >=1 Then
     For Each ObjProcess As Process In Process.GetProcessByName("ExternalApplication")
          AppActivate(ObjProcess.Id)
          SendKeys.SendWait("~")    
     Next
End If

The SendKeys coding is used to maximize the external application when it's minimized. See this link to see more SendKeys commands: http://www.developerfusion.com/article/57/sendkeys-command/[^].

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Ramanujam Shankar
Web Developer Mahindra Logisoft Business Solution Limited, Chenn
India India
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GeneralMy vote of 5 PinmemberTheCrazyTim7-May-13 17:26 
GeneralIs there a better way to do it? without the Sendkeys command? Pinmembernoobiam25-Mar-13 21:16 

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