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Locate control under mouse location?

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Is there any way to get details about the control that is under the mouse cursor. I am going to revive my project idea for enhancing the flexibility and ease of automation for autoit, only doing it all from scratch now that I know more compared to before. Is there any way of knowing what control either is under your mouse or knowing which one you just this second clicked?

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Hi,

Question already asked.

Global $aMgp, $hWndUnder, $iIDFrom


$aMgp = MouseGetPos()
$hWndUnder = DllCall("user32.dll", "hwnd", "WindowFromPoint", "long", $aMgp[0], "long", $aMgp[1]) ;control handle
;~ $iIDFrom = _WinAPI_GetDlgCtrlID($hWndUnder[0]) ;if you want to control ID

Then with the ctrl handle you can get its type etc.

Br, FireFox.


 

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

WindowFromPoint should be fed a [$tag]POINT structure instead. This is how it should be done.

#include <Misc.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

HotKeySet('{ESC}', '_Exit')

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hWnd = 0, $hWnd_Previous = 0, $tGetMousePos = 0 ; Declaring variables in the loop will slow it down.

    While 1
        $tGetMousePos = _WinAPI_GetMousePos()
        $hWnd = _WinAPI_WindowFromPoint($tGetMousePos)
        If $hWnd <> $hWnd_Previous Then
            $hWnd_Previous = $hWnd
            ConsoleWrite('Handle:' & $hWnd & ', ControlID: ' & _WinAPI_GetDlgCtrlID($hWnd) & @CRLF)
            TrayTip('', $hWnd, 2)
        EndIf
        Sleep(20)
    WEnd
EndFunc   ;==>Example

Func _Exit()
    Exit MsgBox(4096, '', 'Exiting...', 1)
EndFunc   ;==>_Exit
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