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check if screen X/Y position is available

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi

I've added this part to my script to check (when you exit the script) if you have changed the location of the app on the screen and i save it to an ini file :

If @Compiled = 1 Then
    WinActivate($DigiAD, "")
    Local $Handle   =   WinGetHandle($DigiAD, "")
    $RFScreenPos    =   WinGetPos($Handle, "")
    If Not FileExists ($AppDataDir) Then DirCreate ($AppDataDir)
    IniWrite($DigiAD_INI, "PosX", "value", $RFScreenPos[0])
    IniWrite($DigiAD_INI, "PosY", "value", $RFScreenPos[1])
EndIf

FYI :

$DigiAD is the handle of the GUI

$AppDataDir is the location where the ini-file gets saved

$DigiAD_INI is $AppDataDir + ini file name

when I open my script it reads these values and places the GUI at the specified location on the screen.

but what happens when you had 2 screens, you placed the app on the second screen, remove the second screen and then start the app again... would the GUI open outside of the visible area of the screen or would it just place it on the default location if the X or Y position is "out of reach"?

Is there a way to check if the total screen resolution is smaller or bigger than the PosX or PosY?

this is how I create the GUI :

If FileExists ($DigiAD_INI) And @Compiled = 1 Then
    $DigiAD =   GUICreate ("Digipolis Active Directory tool", 900, 700, IniRead ($DigiAD_INI, "PosX", "value", 0), IniRead ($DigiAD_INI, "PosY", "value", 0))
Else
    $DigiAD =   GUICreate ("Digipolis Active Directory tool", 900, 700)
EndIf

I can't test that here.

Edited by colombeen

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You can get the desktop position and size with WinGetPos("[TITLE:Program Manager; CLASS:Progman]"), and the test if your coords are in the range :

$aDesktopPos = WinGetPos("[TITLE:Program Manager; CLASS:Progman]")

If $posX < $aDesktopPos[0] OR $posX > $aDesktopPos[0] + $aDesktopPos[2] OR $posY < $aDesktopPos[1] OR $posY > $aDesktopPos[1] + $aDesktopPos[3] Then
    $posX = Default
    $posY = Default
EndIf

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Hi jguinch

my posX and posY values are the values that you just retrieved with $aDesktopPos. that's not the issue. My problem is that I can't find a way to see if the X and Y positions are within the total screen resolution because i don't know how to see the total screen resolution when you have more then one screen.

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

I've 3 screens with a overall reolution of 4960x1050 px.
 

#include <Array.au3>

$hFullScreen = WinGetHandle("[TITLE:Program Manager;CLASS:Progman]")
$aFullScreen = WinGetPos($hFullScreen)
ConsoleWrite(@DesktopWidth & "x" & @DesktopHeight & @CRLF)
_ArrayDisplay($aFullScreen)

Row|Col 0
[0]|-1680
[1]|0
[2]|4960
[3]|1050

That means when the GUI pos is < -gui width or > @desktopwidth or < -gui height or > @desktopheight that the GUI is not on your main screen.

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Edited by UEZ

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oh crap, i'm so sorry! i misread what jguinch was trying to tell me.

I'll try that in a moment.

thx

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