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I have a program open that i wish to perform some repeated tasks on.

At the moment as I am a newbie, I am clicking on it using a mouse command to make it the active program, but if the window is in a different place the mouse misses the spot.


where the position 265,14,1 is simply a spot on the header bar of my program.

Is there a way of saying something like

Activte this program "...."

Note I see a line before the Mouseclick code

_WinWaitActivate("Catalog - Orders","")

and the program is called "Catalog" and I am in the "Orders" tab ...

Q. Is there a more absolute method than mouse clicking to activate a program?

Thanks, Simon.

Edited by simonwar

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Try looking at WinActivate. :idea:


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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
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
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
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