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eddie114

clicking specific locations

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I'm pretty new to Autoit and I'm having trouble getting my mouse to go to a specific location and click so I can enter text. I'm not sure how I'd use the AutoIt Window Info and integrate it into the code.

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eddie114,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :(

MouseClick will let you go to any position and click. But you have to be careful which set of coordinates you use - there are 3 possibilites:

0 = relative coords to the active window

1 = absolute screen coordinates (default)

2 = relative coords to the client area of the active window

When you use the Au3 Window Info tool, the "Mouse" tab gives you the absolute screen coords (option 0) so that is probably the one to go for. :) If you have to convert between coordinate grids, there are a number of ways you can do so, but we will try to avoid that if we can.

Does that help? If not, please ask again. :)

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
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GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
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shellexecute ("https://www.molten-wow.com/#content-top")

MouseClick ( "left" [, 303, 610 [, 2 [, 0 ]]] )

that is what i have so far and it isn't clicking in the username login field. why idea why?

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Take out the square brackets.


- Bruce /*somdcomputerguy */  If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

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it worked :( thank you

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