Function Reference


ControlGetFocus

Returns the ControlRef# of the control that has keyboard focus within a specified window.

ControlGetFocus ( "title" [, "text"] )

Parameters

title The title/hWnd/class of the window to access. See Title special definition.
text [optional] The text of the window to access. See Text special definition.

Return Value

Success: the ClassNameNN of the control that has keyboard focus within a specified window.
Failure: "" (empty string) and sets the @error flag to 1 if window is not found.

Related

ControlCommand, ControlFocus

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)

    ; Retrieve the control that has keyboard focus in Notepad. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlGetFocus.
    Local $sControl = ControlGetFocus($hWnd)

    ; Display the control that has keyboard focus.
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "The control that has keyboard focus in Notepad is: " & $sControl)

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