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Hi all!

Simple script:

If WinActive("Form1") = 1 Then MsgBox(0,"","Fancy Title")

If WinActive("WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1") = 1 Then MsgBox(0,"","Fancy Class")

If WinActive("[TITLE:Form1]") = 1 Then MsgBox(0,"","Normal Title")

If WinActive("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1]") = 1 Then MsgBox(0,"","Normal Class")

MsgBox(0,"","Nothing!")

I often encounter this issue. Using AutoIt WindowInfo to gather said title and class. Sometimes, I can get away with what is resulting in "Fancy Title". Sometimes I can hardly manage a normal class. What I am saying, is that it's all so random! Ofc, just mentioned is overall not for this script.

For this script, I get nothing. Why? What am I doing wrong?? MsBox "Nothing" is just to make sure it's working.

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If you get nothing then there is nothing ;)
Which is the active Window when you run the script? How do you run the script (compiled from Windows Explorer, from SciTE ...)?

My UDFs and Tutorials:

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Active Directory (NEW 2021-06-05 - Version 1.5.4.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
OutlookEX (NEW 2021-06-14 - Version 1.6.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (2021-04-13 - Version 1.4.0.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
PowerPoint (NEW 2021-08-31 - Version 1.5.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Task Scheduler (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Standard UDFs:
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki
WebDriver - Wiki

 

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Why do you expect WinActive to return 1? This is higly unlikely. Have another read of the help file for this function.

Use <> 0 instead.

If WinActive("Form1") <> 0 Then MsgBox(0,"","Fancy Title")

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If WinExists("Form1") = 1 Then MsgBox(0,"",'WinExists("Form1")')

If WinExists("WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1") = 1 Then MsgBox(0,"",'WinExists("WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1")')

If WinExists("[TITLE:Form1]") = 1 Then MsgBox(0,"",'WinExists("[TITLE:Form1]")')

If WinExists("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1]") = 1 Then MsgBox(0,"",'WinExists("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1]")')


If WinExists("Form1") <> 0 Then MsgBox(0,"",'WinExists("Form1")')

If WinExists("WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1") <> 0 Then MsgBox(0,"",'WinExists("WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1")')

If WinExists("[TITLE:Form1]") <> 0 Then MsgBox(0,"",'WinExists("[TITLE:Form1]")')

If WinExists("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1]") <> 0 Then MsgBox(0,"",'WinExists("[CLASS:WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1]")')

MsgBox(0,"","Nothing!")

 

All but "WinExists("WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.2bf8098_r11_ad1")" got a callback. I am such a dum dum sometimes! >.< Just lock this thread all up. Thanks Water for hinting me to what window I have active!

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Glad to be of service :)

My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2021-06-05 - Version 1.5.4.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
OutlookEX (NEW 2021-06-14 - Version 1.6.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (2021-04-13 - Version 1.4.0.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
PowerPoint (NEW 2021-08-31 - Version 1.5.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Task Scheduler (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Standard UDFs:
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki
WebDriver - Wiki

 

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