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Getting Word from Title

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Can someone tell me if it is possible to get the i.e. the 4th word of a window's title?

I need to create something where the script will only run if the 4th word in the title is i.e. "Test"

Thanks in advance.

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For the most part, yes you can. Given a window title of My Awesome Notepad Example.txt, you could do something like this:

$sTitle = WinGetTitle("[CLASS:Notepad]", "") ;get the full title
$aSplit = StringSplit($sTitle, " ") ;split the title by spaces
   ConsoleWrite($aSplit[4] & @CRLF) ;get the fourth element

If you're unable to get the class of the window, try using text inside the window (the second parameter in WinGetTitle).

Edited by JLogan3o13
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Thanks for that! I apologize for being such a noob. What would be the proper syntax to get the 3rd and 4th element?

I tried  ConsoleWrite($aSplit[3] [4] & @CRLF)

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$aSplit is a 1D array, so it would simply be $aSplit[1], $aSplit[2], etc.

If you want to write multiple indexes, you would write it like so: $aSplit[3] & $aSplit[4]


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