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Getting Text From Control

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Hi Guys. I have a problem when I'm trying to get text from a control window, but there is no specific text there.

The control id is:

>>>> Window <<<<

Title: Options

Class: Dialog

Position: 296, 107

Size: 688, 769

Style: 0x96CC0000

ExStyle: 0x00000100

Handle: 0x0000000000020F30

>>>> Control <<<<

Class: TextArea

Instance: 3

ClassnameNN: TextArea3

Name:

Advanced (Class): [CLASS:TextArea; INSTANCE:3]

ID:

Text:

Position: 8, 616

Size: 272, 23

ControlClick Coords: 147, 13

Style: 0x56000000

ExStyle: 0x00000000

Handle: 0x0000000000020F38

I've tried

$sText = ControlGetText(WinGetTitle("[CLASS:TextArea]"), "", "[CLASS:TextArea; INSTANCE:3]")

And I've had no luck.

However, the text is cleary visible on the page and can be highlighted by double clicking. My question is do I have to resort to copying it into a new notepad, reading it there and then putting that data back into my script, or is there an easier way.

Also, thanks for all your help so far.

Best,

Athos

Edited by Athos

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Athos,

At the moment you are using the control class to identify the GUI. Try this: ;)

$sText = ControlGetText("Options", "", "[CLASS:TextArea; INSTANCE:3]")

Any better. :)

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Nope I just tried that and it didn't get the text.

Even if this is impossible though, it's not a huge deal for me, as I was able to get the information I wanted by saving the config file and I'm able to track the information I wanted that way. I was just hoping I could get it directly from this screen.

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