Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

How to verify if a task is active

Posted on 2010-01-12
2
Medium Priority
?
298 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I'm writing a program using VBA, inside a Powerpoint 2003 file, and need to verify if a task (whose name is known to my program) is runnig or not. I didn't find any way to obtain this info. Does someone know how to proceed? an example would be welcome!
0
Comment
Question by:blos
2 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
wobbled earned 750 total points
ID: 26296299
Here is link to how to do this as long as you know the name of the item running

http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?p=2748682
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:blos
ID: 31676251
It works, but I cannot think VBA hasn't commands to verify if a process is running or not!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I came across an unsolved Outlook issue and here is my solution.
If Skype for Business came with your office 2016 or office 365 installation, you may find that it's almost impossible to either disable or remove it. The application will often launch with each start of Windows, even when explicitly configured not t…
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…
Enter Foreign and Special Characters Enter characters you can't find on a keyboard using its ASCII code ... and learn how to make a handy reference for yourself using Excel ~ Use these codes in any Windows application! ... whether it is a Micr…
Suggested Courses

571 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question