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Moving the Windows Start Menu

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi there!

I am very new to Autoit and have the following Problem:

My goal is to open the start menu at a specific location on my desktop. The code I wrote works, but when you click on "All Programs" the menu goes back to its former position.

WinMove("[CLASS:DV2ControlHost]", "", $xpos, $ypos)
WinSetState("[CLASS:DV2ControlHost]", "", @SW_SHOW)

As a workaround I tryed adding this:

$mstate=WinGetState("[CLASS:DV2ControlHost]", "")

While $mstate <> 5
WinMove("[CLASS:DV2ControlHost]", "", $xpos, $ypos)
$mstate=WinGetState("[CLASS:DV2ControlHost]", "")
WEnd

It works, but it doesn't look nice because you see the menu moving...

Thx for any hints,

notna

Edited by notna

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Search the Forum for SHAppBarMessage as I've seen this being discussed before.


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