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Setting focus on another application using Process name

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How to set focus on another application using the process name

VB.NET code:


VB
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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QuestionProblem in code Pin
ChrisRaisin19-Feb-22 15:43
ChrisRaisin19-Feb-22 15:43 
GeneralMy vote of 1 Pin
Clinton McCool17-Jul-18 11:24
Clinton McCool17-Jul-18 11:24 
GeneralMy vote of 5 Pin
TheCrazyTim7-May-13 18:26
TheCrazyTim7-May-13 18:26 
GeneralIs there a better way to do it? without the Sendkeys command? Pin
noobiam25-Mar-13 22:16
noobiam25-Mar-13 22:16 

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