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Read text of a control that is not shown under Visible Text using AutoIt Window Info tool

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Hi,

I have a window inside which I have a Control. I can read the Class and Instance of this control using AutoIt Window Info, but the Visible Text column does not display the text that is visible inside this control. Hence, I am not able to read the text using ControlGetText Function. Is there any other way to read this text? All I want to do is read the text that is being displayed under this control.

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I dont understand "I have a window inside which I have a Control." Are you looking at an autoit scripting window? Has the Control been made within Autoit?


Get Scite to add a popup when you use a 3rd party UDF -> http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/scite/docs/SciTE4AutoIt3/user-calltip-manager.html

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This is the summary. 

>>>> Window <<<<Title: Documents
Class: CabinetWClass
Position: 279, 52
Size: 1355, 744
Style: 0x14CF0000
ExStyle: 0x00000100
Handle: 0x0000000000260C48


>>>> Control <<<<
Class: Internet Explorer_Server
Instance: 1
ClassnameNN: Internet Explorer_Server1
Name: 
Advanced (Class): [CLASS:Internet Explorer_Server; INSTANCE:1]
ID: 
Text: 
Position: 800, 87
Size: 539, 566
ControlClick Coords: 168, 261
Style: 0x56000000
ExStyle: 0x00000000
Handle: 0x0000000000ED0520


>>>> Mouse <<<<
Position: 1255, 430
Cursor ID: 0
Color: 0xFFFFFF


>>>> StatusBar <<<<
1: 


>>>> ToolsBar <<<<


>>>> Visible Text <<<<
Address: C:\Users\some\path
Documents
Shell Preview Extension Host
Namespace Tree Control
Tree View
ShellView




>>>> Hidden Text <<<<
Namespace Tree Control

As you can see here, the text is empty. But in the window, I can see the text.

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