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Make PixelGetColor() return the color of the cursor

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I'm using PixelGetColor(), to get the color of a certain pixel. I want to be able to get the color of the cursor if that pixel if where the cursor is. Currently it only give me the color under the cursor. How can I achieve this?

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PixelGetColor does exactly what it sounds like, returns the color of the pixel at the coords you specify. Can you please explain more about what you're trying to accomplish, and why you expect the cursor to change color? 99% of the time, you can accomplish your tasks much more easily without resorting to pixel functions.


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I'm already using PixelGetColor in a loop to do some tasks but during this my mouse also move. If the coords specified in PixelGetColor are where the mouse cursor is I want to get the color of the cursor(0xFFFFFF) not the color that is under my cursor. The reason why I want to to do this is because this happen rarely but it creates a bug in my script. 

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Spider001 this as nothing to do with that post

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I imagine its going to be a combo of

1) If MouseGetPos array matches your x and y Then 

2) maybe use GDI+ to screenshot, and look at that location on the screenshot and return the color...but that is probably the long way around.


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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

boththose wouldn't that make my script very slow? And I am still new to autoit so could you give me more information on how I would take a screenshot and check the color on the image?

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Why do you need the color of the cursor? Wouldn't you already know what cursor you're using, so you'd know its color?


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BrewManNH no since there is multiple cursor let's say you put your cursor over text, the cursor is does not contain any white. What I was trying is (very simplified) this but this only check the color under the cursor

 

 

$curseurX = Int(MouseGetPos(0)+1)
$curseurY = Int(MouseGetPos(1)+1)
$useless = PixelGetColor($curseurX2, $curseurY2)

If $useless = "0xFFFFFF" Then
    ;do something

        

 

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boththose wouldn't that make my script very slow

depends on what you consider slow, look at UEZ's GDI+ screenshot stuff.  I bet you can accomplish this task multiple times a second.


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| | | | |)| | \ / | | | | | |)| | `--. | |) \ | |
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Would MouseGetCursor do what you're looking to do? Because the Pixel* functions don't read the cursor.


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