Function Reference


ControlGetText

Retrieves text from a control.

ControlGetText ( "title", "text", controlID )

Parameters

title The title/hWnd/class of the window to access. See Title special definition.
text The text of the window to access. See Text special definition.
controlID The control to interact with. See Controls.

Return Value

Success: the text from a control.
Failure: "" (empty string) and sets the @error flag to 1.

Remarks

None.

Related

WinGetText, StatusbarGetText, ControlSetText, ControlCommand

Example

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    ; Run Notepad
    Run("notepad.exe")

    ; Wait 10 seconds for the Notepad window to appear.
    Local $hWnd = WinWait("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", 10)

    ; Set the edit control in Notepad with some text. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlSetText.
    ControlSetText($hWnd, "", "Edit1", "This is some text")

    ; Retrieve the text of the edit control in Notepad. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlGetText.
    Local $sText = ControlGetText($hWnd, "", "Edit1")

    ; Display the text of the edit control.
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "The text in Edit1 is: " & $sText)

    ; Close the Notepad window using the handle returned by WinWait.
    WinClose($hWnd)
EndFunc   ;==>Example