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Hey Guys - I am trying to write a very simple script that just types a value into ONE field and presses and next

That's it!

Here is what I am trying to do:

I have a software product that used Installshield to package it - I wrote a response file per installshield directions /  for the software and it automated almost everything except one window... sadly the company that makes the software doesn't want to help, installshield won't help since I don't have a license . So I am trying to write and autoit script to fill in the one window that doesn't get recorded in the response file to finish the installation

My write activated the window but when I follow it with a send() it doesn't work

 

here is what I have

WinActivate("Server Information")
Send("xx-xxx-xx")
Send("!n")
Send("{SPACE}")

any ideas ?

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water

Did you try the AutoIt WIndow Info Tool to retrieve the Control-ID so ControlSend can be used?


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OrangeCoder

Hey Hey Water- my old friend , long time no talk!

I did - however after many failed attempts I got frustrated it wasn't working either

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OrangeCoder

lemme see if I have a saved file with the controlsend

 

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WinActivate("Server Information")
;Send("xx-xxx-xx")
ControlSend("Server Information","",1302,"xx-xxx-xx")
Send("!n")
Send("{SPACE}")

Here you go sir - this still doesn't work - I appreciate your taking a look

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water

What is the return value of ControlSend?


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OrangeCoder

huh ? it doesn't return a value 

 

I need to turn error reporting on don't i ? gonna slap my forehead

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WinActivate("Server Information")
Local $iReturnValue = ControlSend("Server Information","",1302,"xx-xxx-xx")
MsgBox(0,"", "Returnvalue of ControlSend: " & $iReturnValue)

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OrangeCoder

Return value is 1 

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OrangeCoder

though it says success - this is what the actual window shows

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water

This is the only window with title "Server Information" when you install the software?


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OrangeCoder

yes sir

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I wonder why the AutoIt Window Info Tool does not display "Enter Server Name or IP Here" for the text of the Control.


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23 hours ago, water said:

I wonder why the AutoIt Window Info Tool does not display "Enter Server Name or IP Here" for the text of the Control.

I think this is not normal text but "cue hint" , maybe this is the case.


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