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Capture Mouse (Double Click)

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I am trying to capture when a double click from the mouse is executed. I have looked at using _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics() & _WinAPI_SystemParametersInfo() as included with the WinAPI.au3 and have put an example together after reading MSDN. Would someone be able to advise why this example is failing? Thanks

#include <WinAPI.au3>

_WinAPI_SystemParametersInfo(0x001D, 10)
_WinAPI_SystemParametersInfo(0x001E, 15)

While 1
    $X = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(36)
    $Y = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(37)
    If $X = $Y Then ConsoleWrite($X & " - " & $Y & @CRLF) ; This should show $X & $Y as the same number.
WEnd

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Updated: 04/09/2015

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

What do these settings have to do with your script detecting a double click? (Ans: Nothing)

Do you know what parameters 0x1D (SPI_SETDOUBLECLKWIDTH) and 0x1E (SPI_SETDOUBLECLKHEIGHT) are used for?

Why would it show x/y as the same number when you just explicitly set them to different numbers (10 and 15)?

Why check it in a loop? What do you think is going to change?

This works exactly as expected for me, but it won't tell you when a double click occurs:

#include <WinAPI.au3>

; Display original setting for doubleclick rectangle
$X_Sav = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(36)
$Y_Sav = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(37)
ConsoleWrite($X_Sav & " - " & $Y_Sav & @CRLF)

; Change it and display new setting
_WinAPI_SystemParametersInfo(0x001D, 10)
_WinAPI_SystemParametersInfo(0x001E, 15)
$X = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(36)
$Y = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(37)
ConsoleWrite($X & " - " & $Y & @CRLF)

; Restore original value and display
_WinAPI_SystemParametersInfo(0x001D, $X_Sav)
_WinAPI_SystemParametersInfo(0x001E, $Y_Sav)
$X = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(36)
$Y = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(37)
ConsoleWrite($X & " - " & $Y & @CRLF)

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Edited by PsaltyDS

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

OK, I interpreted these functions of the API. My intentions are to monitor for a double click on a File in Windows Explorer (for example) and then pass the file location to a specified program which handles that particular extension. I want to avoid changing the Registry.

#include <Misc.au3>

While 1
    If _IsPressed(01) Then _Double_Click()
WEnd

Func _Double_Click()
    If WinActive("[CLASS:CabinetWClass]") Or WinActive("[CLASS:ExploreWClass]") Or WinActive("[CLASS:Progman]") Then
        Send("^c")
        Sleep(10)
        ConsoleWrite(ClipGet() & @CRLF)
        Sleep(200)
        ClipPut("")
        Return 0
    EndIf
EndFunc   ;==>_Double_Click
Edited by guinness

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Updated: 04/09/2015

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