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How to send keystrokes to parent window with ControlSend()

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Just use ControlSend with a blank control id parameter.

That doesn't work on an inactive window...proof:

Run("notepad")
$hWin = WinWaitActive("[CLASS:Notepad]")
$hControl = ControlGetHandle($hWin,"",15)
ControlFocus($hWin,"",$hControl)
; make your window NOT active
Run("notepad")

; loop until it's not active
While WinActive($hWin)
WEnd

ControlSend($hWin,"","","NEW TEXT!")
ControlSend($hWin,"",""," MORE TEXT!")

;~ ControlSetText($hWin,"",$hControl,"NEW TEXT!")
;~ ControlSetText($hWin,"",$hControl,ControlGetText($hWin,"",$hControl) & " MORE TEXT!")

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You are correct sir, doesn't work. So, I guess he's not going to be able to make it work the way he wants to.


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Simply send keystrokes to mainwindow , not to controls 

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Simply send keystrokes to mainwindow , not controls 

Is there still a question or you simply do not accept the answer given?

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Is there still a question or you simply do not accept the answer given?

Jos

Yes there is and i didnt see any given answer of my problem

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Simply send keystrokes to mainwindow , not to controls 

Will only work when your window is active:

Run("notepad")
$hWin = WinWaitActive("[CLASS:Notepad]")
$hControl = ControlGetHandle($hWin,"",15)
ControlFocus($hWin,"",$hControl)
ControlSend($hWin,"","","NEW TEXT")
ControlSend($hWin,"",""," MORE TEXT")

I think a moderator should lock this one...just beating a dead horse now.

Edited by jdelaney

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Will only work when your window is active:

Run("notepad")
$hWin = WinWaitActive("[CLASS:Notepad]")
$hControl = ControlGetHandle($hWin,"",15)
ControlFocus($hWin,"",$hControl)
ControlSend($hWin,"","","NEW TEXT")
ControlSend($hWin,"",""," MORE TEXT")

I think a moderator should lock this one...just beating a dead horse now.

Thank you for trying to help me but like Brewmann said its not going to be able to do...

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