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Hello everyone,

I can't get _WinAPI_SetKeyboardLayout to change the keyboard layout for autoit GUI windows (works fine for other windows), but I can get the current keyboard layout _WinAPI_GetKeyboardLayout ..

am I missing something?

$GUI = GUICreate('test')
GUICtrlCreateEdit('', 10, 10)
GUISetState()

Sleep(1000)
$KB = _WinAPI_SetKeyboardLayout("00000401", $GUI)

Sleep(1000)
MsgBox(0, $KB, _WinAPI_GetKeyboardLayout($GUI))

Func _WinAPI_GetKeyboardLayout($hWnd)
    Local $Ret = DllCall('user32.dll', 'long', 'GetWindowThreadProcessId', 'hwnd', $hWnd, 'ptr', 0)

    If (@error) Or ($Ret[0] = 0) Then
        Return SetError(1, 0, 0)
    EndIf
    $Ret = DllCall('user32.dll', 'long', 'GetKeyboardLayout', 'long', $Ret[0])
    If (@error) Or ($Ret[0] = 0) Then
        Return SetError(1, 0, 0)
    EndIf
    Return '0000' & Hex($Ret[0], 4)
EndFunc

Func _WinAPI_SetKeyboardLayout($sLayout, $hWnd)
    If Not WinExists($hWnd) Then
        Return SetError(1, 0, 0)
    EndIf

    Local $Ret = DllCall('user32.dll', 'long', 'LoadKeyboardLayout', 'str', StringFormat('%08s', StringStripWS($sLayout, 8)), 'int', 0)
    If (@error) Or ($Ret[0] = 0) Then
        Return SetError(1, 0, 0)
    EndIf
    DllCall('user32.dll', 'ptr', 'SendMessage', 'hwnd', $hWnd, 'int', 0x0050, 'int', 1, 'int', $Ret[0])
    Return SetError(0, 0, 1)
EndFunc

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Did you by any chance rip that code from WinAPIEx?


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Updated: 04/09/2015

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I think it's the same one in the UDF (can't download it), but I got it from

Is it different?

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OK, then if Yashied posted it I'm 100% sure it's the same function.

On my system keyboard layout returns 0 and sets @error to 10. This means LoadKeyboardLayoutW failed.

#include <Constants.au3>
#include <WinAPIEx.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hGUI = GUICreate('Example')
    GUICtrlCreateEdit('', 10, 10)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI)

    Local Const $iSwedishLang = 0x041D
    Local $iKeyboardLayout = _WinAPI_SetKeyboardLayout($iSwedishLang, $hGUI) ; Swedish
    ConsoleWrite('@@ Debug(' & @ScriptLineNumber & ') : _WinAPI_SetKeyboardLayout = ' & $iKeyboardLayout & @CRLF & '>Error code: ' & @error & @CRLF) ;### Debug Console
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, $iKeyboardLayout, _WinAPI_GetKeyboardLayout($hGUI))
EndFunc   ;==>Example

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