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Offline ric-cz

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another new feature request
« on: April 15, 2012, 02:45:38 PM »
Hi Shane, thank you for the great proggy. It's almost perfect for my needs. First I'd like to complain a bit. The reported "MSSTDFMT.DLL" problem - I faced it too. I had to install the .dll manually using regsvr32 and everything seems to work fine since then. I run it on Win7 SP1 x86.
The reason why I'm posting is just to say thanks and to ask you for a small new feature. I guess it might solve many new function requests others may have in the future. Besides the common shutdown options Sleep/Hibernate/Shutdown/Restart/Logoff it would be superb to have another function - Run a specified program. It's up to a user what program will be executed after a given period of time, it could be for example a script to close/kill programs/tasks.... But since I don't know almost anything about programming I have no idea how hard it would be to add this to your program.
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another new feature request
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Re: another new feature request
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2012, 03:37:10 PM »
Wouldn't be very hard, but there is a way to do it already with in Windows. :-)

How much time are you looking for it to do. Reason why I ask is you could just make a bat file with 2 commands.

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timeout /T 600
start notepad

The timeout command lets you go up to 99999 seconds.
Then the next line is ran when the time is up and starts the program :wink:

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Re: another new feature request
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2012, 12:02:13 AM »
Thanks for your reply and for the tip. Well this is not very useful for me as a desired time always changes and editing a .bat file over and over is a bit annoying. Sure editing a .bat file and setting up the timer can take about the same amount steps but a sollution with your timer program + "run a program" feature seems more convenient to me considering the fact that you always have to convert a desired timer to seconds.
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Re: another new feature request
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2012, 12:09:06 PM »
I will see what I can come up with down the road :wink:

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Re: another new feature request
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2012, 02:09:17 PM »
thank you  :smiley:

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Re: another new feature request
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