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Tomoya

Tab Capture?

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I have been recently using a program that allowed me to "capture" programs and put them into a tabbed GUI so I could switch between them. It looks like the program was written in C# or C++ but I was wondering if it was possible to do something like this in autoit.

Anyone have any ideas on how this could be done? I was thinking that it may be able to be done with WinSetState() and placing them in he tab controls coordinates some how although I am not for sure. Any ideas or suggestions would be nice before I try to jump into this. I would consider my self a novice in autoit but a total amateur in C#.

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Hi, Tomoya. You can definitely do something similar in AutoIt. I would begin by taking a look at GUICtrlCreateTab in the help file, and working through the examples therein.


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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

You could do this as following

  • Enumerate the top-level windows WinList || Use _Winapi_WindowFromPoint to get the required window handle using any _IsPressed combination
  • Resize them according to your TabItem Size WinMove
  • Set them to Hidden WinSetState
  • Set them Visible when the respective TabItem is switched TCN_SELCHANGE - WM_NOTIFY
Regards :) Edited by PhoenixXL

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Cool guys. Thanks for the suggestions on the direction to take. I will update the thread with what ever direction I take for future Google searchers.

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