dreivilo47

[Solved] WinMenuSelectItem doesn't work with my Dutch Notepad

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I have a Dutch version of Windows 10.
The Dutch word for "File" = "Bestand" and for "Page Setup" = "Pagina-instelling".
WinMenuSelectItem doesn't select this items.  What can be the reason?

 

Run("notepad.exe")
WinWaitActive("[CLASS:Notepad]")
WinMenuSelectItem("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", "Bestand", "Pagina-instelling...")
Sleep(4000)
WinClose("[CLASS:Notepad]")

 

Edited by dreivilo47

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@dreivilo47 look again at the example script in the help file. Notice the & symbol in front of the menu item...

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@JLogan3o13, thank you for your reply.
You're right, I forgot the & symbol twice.  Sorry for that.
I've corrected it and it works!

Run("notepad.exe")
WinWaitActive("[CLASS:Notepad]")
WinMenuSelectItem("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", "&Bestand", "Pagina-ins&telling...")
Sleep(4000)
WinClose("[CLASS:Notepad]")

 

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