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Any way to change system metric ?

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kiboost

Hi,

I see how to get windows metrics, but how to set them ?

I can load a reg file to set them, but have to close/reopen session to have them loaded. I'm looking for a way to force immediate change, just like changing them with UI.

Win7 x64

#include <APIConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>


$ActiveBarSize = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics($SM_CYSIZE)
ConsoleWrite('size: '&$ActiveBarSize&@CR)

Any idea ?


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kiboost

I came with this with lot of inspiration from code here and there, but it doesn't change anything (the ui refresh anyway)

; $SM_CYSIZE : The height of a button in a window caption or title bar, in pixels.

Global Const $SM_CYSIZE=31
Global Const $SPI_GETNONCLIENTMETRICS = 41
Global Const $SPI_SETNONCLIENTMETRICS = 42
Global Const $SPIF_SENDCHANGE = 2
Global Const $SPIF_UPDATEINIFILE = 1

$nonclientmetrics = DllStructCreate("uint;int;int;int;int;int;byte[60];int;int;byte[60];int;int;byte[60];byte[60];byte[60]")
DLLStructSetData($nonclientmetrics,1,DllStructGetSize($nonclientmetrics))

;initialize values to not reset all others !
$a = DLLCall("user32.dll","int","SystemParametersInfo","int",$SPI_GETNONCLIENTMETRICS, _
"int",DllStructGetSize($nonclientmetrics), _
"ptr",DllStructGetPtr($nonclientmetrics),"int",0)

;$b = DLLCall("kernel32.dll","int","GetLastError")
;ConsoleWrite('error: '&$b&@CR)

DllStructSetData($nonclientmetrics, $SM_CYSIZE, 15)


;force refresh !
$a = DLLCall("user32.dll","int","SystemParametersInfo","int",$SPI_SETNONCLIENTMETRICS, _
"int",DllStructGetSize($nonclientmetrics), _
"ptr",DllStructGetPtr($nonclientmetrics),"int", BitOR($SPIF_UPDATEINIFILE, $SPIF_SENDCHANGE))

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kiboost

Seems I was not usng the right value

Global Const $SPI_GETNONCLIENTMETRICS = 0x0029
Global Const $SPI_SETNONCLIENTMETRICS = 0x002A
Global Const $SPIF_UPDATEINIFILE = 0x0001
Global Const $SPIF_SENDWININICHANGE = 0x0002
Global Const $SPIF_SENDCHANGE = $SPIF_SENDWININICHANGE
Global Const $SPI_SETBORDER = 0x0006

$nonclientmetrics = DllStructCreate("uint;int;int;int;int;int;byte[60];int;int;byte[60];int;int;byte[60];byte[60];byte[60]")
DLLStructSetData($nonclientmetrics,1,DllStructGetSize($nonclientmetrics))

;initialize values to not reset all others !
$a = DLLCall("user32.dll","int","SystemParametersInfo","int",$SPI_GETNONCLIENTMETRICS, _
"int",DllStructGetSize($nonclientmetrics), _
"ptr",DllStructGetPtr($nonclientmetrics),"int",0)

DllStructSetData($nonclientmetrics, $SPI_SETBORDER, 15)

;force refresh !
$a = DLLCall("user32.dll","int","SystemParametersInfo","int",$SPI_SETNONCLIENTMETRICS, _
"int",DllStructGetSize($nonclientmetrics), _
"ptr",DllStructGetPtr($nonclientmetrics),"int", BitOR($SPIF_UPDATEINIFILE, $SPIF_SENDCHANGE))

Win7 pro x64. scripts compiled to x64. - Autoit v3.3.6.1 | Scite 1.79

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