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WinGetText & ControlGetText do not return >>>> visible text <<<<

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I have the following output from window info tool:

>>>> Window <<<<
Class:  WindowsForms10.window.8.app.0.218f99c
Position:   1638, 1050
Size:   272, 110
Style:  0x16800000
ExStyle:    0x00010088
Handle: 0x004409CE

>>>> Control <<<<
Class:  WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c
Instance:   1
ClassnameNN:    WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c1
Advanced (Class):   [CLASS:WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c; INSTANCE:1]
ID: 987040
Position:   48, 26
Size:   218, 70
ControlClick Coords:    67, 43
Style:  0x56000844
ExStyle:    0x00000000
Handle: 0x000F0FA0

>>>> Mouse <<<<
Position:   1754, 1120
Cursor ID:  0
Color:  0xFFFFFF

>>>> StatusBar <<<<

>>>> ToolsBar <<<<

>>>> Visible Text <<<<
Ethernet-Gerät: Verbindung hergestellt

>>>> Hidden Text <<<<

At first I tried setting options:

Opt("WinSearchChildren", 1)
Opt("WinTextMatchMode", 1)
Opt("WinDetectHiddenText", 1)

Then I tried to get the visible text like the window info tool does but was unsuccessful.

all the following did not help.

1.) WinGetText("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c]")
2.) $handle = WinGetHandle("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c]")
3.) $handle = WinGetHandle("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c]")
4.) $handle = WinGetHandle("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c]")
5.) $handle = WinGetHandle("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c]")

Everything was unsuccessful. Can anyone please help?

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It looks like to match with the formats that you have put in your example, you must change WinTitleMatchMode to advanced. Look in the Auto-IT help file for the details.

Also, look at ControlGetText() if you want text from a specific control, which I would guess you are.

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It would appear you are trying to get a handle to a control using WinGetHandle.

$winHandle = WinGetHandle("class=WindowsForms10.window.8.app.0.218f99c", "")
$controlHandle = ControlGetHandle($winHandle, "WindowsForms10.RichEdit20W.app.0.218f99c1", "")
; or u can use the control id
; from there you can use ControlGetText()

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