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I'd like to press for example right mouse button in application that is minimized, so i cant see it on my desktop. It's a long time since i'd written my last code in AutoIt and i don't remember how to do it, but as far as i know - it's possible.

(sorry for my horrible english)

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You can try _Mouseclickplus.au3

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And before you ask: ;)

; Function Name:  _MouseClickPlus()
; Version added:  0.1
; Description:    Sends a click to window, not entirely accurate, but works
;                 minimized.
; Parameter(s):   $Window     =  Title of the window to send click to
;                 $Button     =  "left" or "right" mouse button
;                 $X          =  X coordinate
;                 $Y          =  Y coordinate
;                 $Clicks     =  Number of clicks to send
; Remarks:        You MUST be in "MouseCoordMode" 0 to use this without bugs.
; Author(s):      Insolence <insolence_9@yahoo.com>
Func _MouseClickPlus($Window, $Button = "left", $X = "", $Y = "", $Clicks = 1)

    Local $MK_LBUTTON = 0x0001
    Local $WM_LBUTTONDOWN = 0x0201
    Local $WM_LBUTTONUP = 0x0202
    Local $MK_RBUTTON = 0x0002
    Local $WM_RBUTTONDOWN = 0x0204
    Local $WM_RBUTTONUP = 0x0205
    Local $WM_MOUSEMOVE = 0x0200

    Local $i = 0

        Case $Button = "left"
            $Button = $MK_LBUTTON
            $ButtonDown = $WM_LBUTTONDOWN
            $ButtonUp = $WM_LBUTTONUP
        Case $Button = "right"
            $Button = $MK_RBUTTON
            $ButtonDown = $WM_RBUTTONDOWN
            $ButtonUp = $WM_RBUTTONUP

    If $X = "" Or $Y = "" Then
        $MouseCoord = MouseGetPos()
        $X = $MouseCoord[0]
        $Y = $MouseCoord[1]

    For $i = 1 To $Clicks
        DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "SendMessage", _
                "hwnd", WinGetHandle($Window), _
                "int", $WM_MOUSEMOVE, _
                "int", 0, _
                "long", _MakeLong($X, $Y))

        DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "SendMessage", _
                "hwnd", WinGetHandle($Window), _
                "int", $ButtonDown, _
                "int", $Button, _
                "long", _MakeLong($X, $Y))

        DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "SendMessage", _
                "hwnd", WinGetHandle($Window), _
                "int", $ButtonUp, _
                "int", $Button, _
                "long", _MakeLong($X, $Y))
EndFunc   ;==>_MouseClickPlus

Func _MakeLong($LoWord, $HiWord)
    Return BitOR($HiWord * 0x10000, BitAND($LoWord, 0xFFFF))
EndFunc   ;==>_MakeLong

And I have no idea if it works so please do not complain if it does not. :)


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