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Issue with 5K monitor

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I have a script that worked fine on a normal 1920x1080 monitor.  One part of the script has to find a non white pixel and it does this by starting at a known white pixel and working it's way up until it gets to the non white pixel.  Works fine and is unfortunately the only way to acquire this mouse location.

However the new computer we got has a 5K screen at 5120x2880.  I used the @DesktopWidth and @DesktopHeight macros to find the resolution as per AutoIt and it reported 2048x1152 (2k resolution).  So what's happening I think is that AutoIT can only see 2/5ths of the pixels on the screen.  If the non-white pixel shows up in the 3/5ths it can't seem to see, then the process fails.

We are able to run the process by setting the monitor resolution to 1024x576 (1K resolution) as the macros report the same.  Is there something I am missing to get AutoIT to see the full 5k?

The process is running on a 5K iMac under Parallels.  Previously the process was running on an older iMac under Parallels.

Thanks for your time.

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The resolution is certainly dependant on the video card capabilities as well.  What does Windows show the screen resolution is set to?

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Windows shows 5120x2880.  mousegetpos() returns the 2k coordinates.

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Why are you using PixelSearch to find the mouse?


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I am not using pixel search to find the mouse.  I am using pixel search (actually getting the pixel color) to determine where to click the mouse.  The process imports an image into the program then selects the top left then bottom right of the canvas (known coordinates).  The program itself then draws a bounding box around the imported image that is a different size depending on the image.  I need to click on the bottom center of this bounding box.  So I start at the bottom of the canvas and work my way up until I find a non-white pixel as that is the location I need to click.  There's no other way for me to determine this location that I can discern aside from reverse engineering how they determine the bounding box.

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