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hello all, I am new to autoit and am trying to write my own code

My program is using the PixelGetColor function and it is returning some weird values when I am checking my values using : http://www.mathsisfun.com/hexadecimal-decimal-colors.html

I am completely confused as to why...

Could anyone please explain to me, I am using the autoit help file as well, but i still do not know why I am getting these values

Global $Paused
HotKeySet( "{HOME}", "FindPixel" )

; Always running, the main loop
While 1


; Enable Pause
Func FindPixel()

$Paused = Not $Paused

$pos = MouseGetPos()
$PixelColour = PixelGetColor( $pos[ 0 ], $pos[ 1 ] ) ; PixelGetColor ( x , y [, hwnd] )

MsgBox( 0, "Mouse x,y: ", $pos[ 0 ] & "," & $pos[ 1 ] )

MsgBox( 0, "PixelColour: ", Hex( $PixelColour, 6 ) )

While $Paused

Sleep( 10 )

ToolTip( 'Script is Paused', 0, 0 )


ToolTip( "" )

Edited by blinkybill

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It works fine for me. What are you seeing when you run it with this (C030FF) color showing and your mouse is over the block of color?

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I found what the problem was.... it was to do with windows 7 settings

What I did was, I downloaded a screen capture program so I could see where in fact my mouse pointer was, even though I was using AutoIT AND Autohotkey to double check my mouse curser was infact in the correct spot....

So... I took several screen shots, and noticed my mouse cursor was offset....

II was using an option under screen resolution to make my text bigger, as I have trouble seeing smaller text... and when I changed it back to default wahla... no more problems and I am getting the correct colours now.

TL;dr : Windows enhance text size, made an off set with my mouse cursor

Edited by blinkybill

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