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Accessing file menu and buttons from running app

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Hello all,

New to this autoit scripting. I like it. I have a custom windows app that we use here at work. I am wondering if there is a way through windows I can communicate with the app to get information in the file menus. When opening the file menu I would like to make a function that returns the selections that I have. For example, in notepad it would tell me that under "File" I have New, Open, Save, Save as, etc.... I would also like to know if any of the selections are disabled (greyed out).

I figure I'll probably have to start by sending a button command to open the file menu such as Send("!f",0). That part is easy.

Any ideas where to go from there?

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