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WinMove() or WinSetState() will not work

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I'm currently working on a script that automates a lot of mouse movements within a program. This means for the program to work right on every computer I have decided to simply have the script resize the window before running the mouse movements. Problem is, the window doesn't respond to WinMove() or WinSetState(). I've tested the script on Notepad and had no problems.

Is there an alternate way to do this for stubborn windows such as the one I'm working with? Just to answer some questions -- The window is able to be manually resized, minimized, maximized, and restored. It IS a resizeable window.

Any help appretiated -- Thanks!

(Note: I'm not the most familiar with Autoit, or scripting in general -- In other words, treat me like I'm new to it. Lol)

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I'm currently working on a script that automates a lot of mouse movements within a program. This means for the program to work right on every computer I have decided to simply have the script resize the window before running the mouse movements. Problem is, the window doesn't respond to WinMove() or WinSetState(). I've tested the script on Notepad and had no problems.

Is there an alternate way to do this for stubborn windows such as the one I'm working with? Just to answer some questions -- The window is able to be manually resized, minimized, maximized, and restored. It IS a resizeable window.

Any help appretiated -- Thanks!

(Note: I'm not the most familiar with Autoit, or scripting in general -- In other words, treat me like I'm new to it. Lol)

I think you need to show the code you used to resize the window before we can make an sensible suggestions.


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WinActivate ( "Notepad" ,"" )
WinWaitActive ( "Notepad" ,"" )
$active = WinGetTitle("[active]")
WinSetState ($active,"", @SW_RESTORE )

This is the code that worked on Notepad, and not the program my code is intended for.

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WinActivate ( "Notepad" ,"" )
WinWaitActive ( "Notepad" ,"" )
$active = WinGetTitle("[active]")
WinSetState ($active,"", @SW_RESTORE )

This is the code that worked on Notepad, and not the program my code is intended for.

I currently have a simular issue, please see topic to see if any of the current post can help. I am still pending resolution for moving Internet Explorer windows. WinMove Topic

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