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Hello, all..

I've recently set multi monitors on my PC here, and it's all good.. Except for one thing.

I use ALT-TAB quite heavily, and find it REALLY annoying that while I can ALT-TAB, it doesn't move the mouse to the selected application.

Some Google searching found an AutoHotKey script which moves the mouse to the top left of each selected app window.

http://www.favessoft.com/AltTab.zip

Is there an AU3 equivelant somewhere?

The reason I ask is that I'm wondering if it's feasible to have a AU3 script which monitors the mouse position for each application window and when I ALT-TAB back, move the mouse to the "last known" position. If no last known position exists then move to the centre.

I've had a search on the forum here, but looking for "mouse" isn't really helping.

So I guess the starter for 10 is if someone has an AU3 equivelant of the AltTAB, and I'll have a stab at taking it from there ;)

Cheers,

Gerard

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