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Hi all expert autoit.

I got a problem with imagesearch and pixelgetcolor.

It not work for all pc.

My autoit program work fine on my pc with nvidia graphic card. when i test it will another pc, which use onboard card, it not working.

i think my problem is difference of graphic card. How can i fix it? how can i use pixelgetcolor with all pc??

Here my example code

$color=PixelGetColor($X , $Y )

if $color="XXXXXX" then msgbox(0,"wn"," found it")

else msgbox(0,"wn"," not found")


Edited by xhuyvn

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#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Local $Color = PixelGetColor($x,$y)

Different video cards can produce slightly different results. You might have to test all video cards you want to use your script on and you can do something like:

If $Color == xxxxxx or $Color == yyyyyy or $Color == zzzzzz Then

or start thinking outside the box for a different solution. If you provide the app you are using I can test intel hd video and nvidia.

Get Scite to add a popup when you use a 3rd party UDF -> http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/scite/docs/SciTE4AutoIt3/user-calltip-manager.html

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Hello guys,


Im new at autoit and i need help with the same problem.

i have this:

#Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
#EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <TabConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <Date.au3>
#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=c:\users\reyz\desktop\autoit\detencao tablesheet.kxf
$Form1_1 = GUICreate("test (helper)", 500, 466, 192, 123)
$Tab1 = GUICtrlCreateTab(0, 0, 497, 465)
$TabSheet1 = GUICtrlCreateTabItem("test1")
$assinatura = GUICtrlCreateLabel("test", 360, 448, 134, 17)

(after some lines, i just do this funcion....how can i do for all computers work?

func mail()
if PixelGetColor (114, 19) = 0xf5f5fa and PixelGetColor (171, 328) = 0xfff7b2 Then
    MouseClick("right", 114, 19, 2)


thanks for help!

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