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Activate window inside a VM from Host

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Hi,

I'm running a script from Host and want to control a window insde a virtual machine, using VMware Player.

Mouseclick, everything works, except for the screen coordinates and pixel coordinates...

If i make the mouse click at 0,0 it always clicks on the top let corner of the virtual machine, not the activated window inside of it. I tried WinActivate on Notepad to test, no joy.

I tried with all these options :

MouseCoordMode

Sets the way coords are used in the mouse functions, either absolute coords or coords relative to the current active window:
0 = relative coords to the active window
1 = absolute screen coordinates (default)
2 = relative coords to the client area of the active window

Waiting for some help! :)

Thank you.

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You'd have to run the script inside the VM for the client coordinates to work correctly, you can't do it from the host. When running it from the host machine, it sees the client machine as the client window. It doesn't even know that there are client windows inside the VM.


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Ok Thank you for the quick reply, that's what i thought. I'll try to find another solution.

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