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Shaarad

Hello everyone,

I wanted to automate Microsoft Paint a little bit in my program. But, the problem is, each time I open a new Paint window, the 'Class' and the 'ClassNN' attributes of the paintable area change. Is there any attribute which remains same each time and that control can be uniquely identified? I need to retrieve its position and size using 'ControlGetSize' etc...

Any ideas are welcome...thanks again! ;)


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Hey I tested this out and it worked every time.

WinXP

$handle = WinGetHandle("[CLASS:MSPaintApp]")
If @error Then
    MsgBox(4096, "Error", "Could not find the correct window")
Else
    ;Class of the "canvas" is CLASS:Afx:1000000:8
    ControlClick($handle, "", "[CLASS:Afx:1000000:8]")
EndIf

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