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How to get selected items from ListBox (not listview)

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I would like to query an application about 3 checkboxes status. The Info tool tells me it's a listbox.


>>>> Control <<<<
Class:    ListBox
Instance:    1
ClassnameNN:    ListBox1
Advanced (Class):    [CLASS:ListBox; INSTANCE:1]
ID:    1008


..but as far as I can see, only listView may have checkboxes on items ?


I can get a handle for the control: this returns no error.

    $listboxHandle = ControlGetHandle($winTitle, "", "[CLASS:ListBox; INSTANCE:1]")
    If @error = 1 Then
        ConsoleWrite("ERROR GETTING LISTBOX" & @CRLF)
        ConsoleWrite("Handle for listbox: " &  $listboxHandle & @CRLF)


But there is no way I can get it to read out correct status. Tried both with code for listbox and listview, no result.

Any suggestions ? Or do I simply have a non-native control here ?


I am just a hobby programmer, and nothing great to publish right now.

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There might be nested controls that Au3Info isn't detecting. Use WinSPY++. If you were lucky enough you would find the underlying windows that could be used to get the state of the checkbox.

BTW: which application are you using ?

My code:

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Wow, that WinSpy is pretty detailed. Nice find.

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@Phoenix: it's a label design software. I have a number of layouts I would like to re-purpose for other layout programs, so I need to get properties of the different text strings, as the dumb software has no export function other than previous versions of the same. And no API.

I will try the WinSpy++ as suggested. Thank you.

I am just a hobby programmer, and nothing great to publish right now.

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