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Screen coordinates to Control coordinates (and finding the right control)

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Ok, So I've been trying to turn absolute screen coordinates from my image search (Using the >Image Search Library by kangkeng) into local Control Coordinates. But I can't seem to get it to work.

The reason I want to turn the coordinates into control coordinates is because I want to use ControlClick instead of MouseClick.
Why? Because MouseClick occupies the mouse while ControlClick works without taking control of the mouse (Making it possible to work on the computer while the script does it's tasks).

The biggest problem I have with this is that the image moves, it does not have a static position (It moves within a list, If you press a list item it moves to that position) and I can't seem to find it with AU3Info (The program is basicly written in Java, so it's not a Windows Form).

I've been trying to make it work using a custom version of Sm0ke_N's >_MouseGetCtrlInfo Function (To atleast find the right control first, then translate the screen coordinates into control coordinates, but it does not seem to work =S):
 

Func _GetCtrlId2($posX, $posY, $Win = Null)

    If $Win == Null Then $Win = $SKWindow



    $WinPos = WinGetPos($Win)



    $classList = WinGetClassList($Win)

    $controlList = StringSplit(StringTrimRight($classList, 1), @LF)



    For $iCount = UBound($controlList) - 1 To 1 Step - 1

        Local $nCount = 0

        While 1

            $nCount += 1

            Local $aCtrlPos = ControlGetPos($Win, "", $controlList[$iCount] & $nCount)

            If @error Then ExitLoop



            Local $Data

            Local $CtrlPos = ControlGetPos($Win, "", $controlList[$iCount] & $nCount)

            If Not FindCtrlCoords($controlList[$iCount] & $nCount, $Data) Then ExitLoop

            ConsoleWrite("CtrlPos2: " & $Data[0] & "," & $Data[1] & " : " & $Data[2] & ", " & $Data[3] & @CRLF)

            If $posX >= $Data[0] And $posX <= ($Data[0] + $Data[2]) _

                 And $posY >= $Data[1] And $posY <= ($Data[1] + $Data[3]) Then

                

                Return ControlGetHandle($Win, "", $controlList[$iCount] & $nCount)

                

            EndIf



        WEnd

    Next

    Return ''

EndFunc

I'm not sure what to do anymore.. Anyone have an idea how to proceed?

Edited by LaNiZ

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If you can find the controlID/handle of the control, you can use that to click it. ControlClick doesn't require the x and y position of the control. Also, the x and y parameters are the position inside the bounds of the control not the window or the screen coordinates.


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