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I am trying to automate a job on an app that I think tries to prevent it : my app refuses to make some action with Controlclick, however with MouseClick it is fine.

So I am trying to get absolute pos of my control, followed code from this thread :

My problem is that AutoIt Window info gives me this :

>>>> Window <<<<
Title: xx
Class: WinDevObject
Position: -9, -9
Size: 1698, 1018
Style: 0x17CF0000
ExStyle: 0x00000300
Handle: 0x00000000000902F4

>>>> Control <<<<
Class: Button
Instance: 129
ClassnameNN: Button129
Advanced (Class): [CLASS:Button; INSTANCE:129]
Position: 1268, 54
Size: 32, 40
ControlClick Coords: 0, 0
Style: 0x50000000
ExStyle: 0x00000000
Handle: 0x0000000000071098

>>>> Mouse <<<<
Position: 1270, 85
Cursor ID: 0
Color: 0x9F4517


Mouse is here at exact upper-left-hand corner of button129, but there is a significant discrepancy between control pos and mous pos. When on value returned by ControlPos method, mouse is actually not hovering anymore onto control.
How is this happening?

Best regards ( I admit I did not browse forum carefully, please bear with my noobing...)

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You can use relative coords to the client area. For example MouseClick to center of button

Opt("MouseCoordMode", 2)

$aPos = ControlGetPos("[Class:WinDevObject]", "", "Button129")
If IsArray($aPos) Then
  $iX = $aPos[0] + $aPos[2] / 2
  $iY = $aPos[1] + $aPos[3] / 2
  MouseClick("", $iX, $iY)


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I imagine it is the DPI setting - as explained here.


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Thank you for your inputs,

I checked and my problem is not related to DPI settings, I believe it is more of a "window docking" issue.

My windows when max expanded are all placed at -8,-8,
and sub-tiles compounds only make things worse adding discrepancies.

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What I meant is that wether im with 100, 125 or 150% dpi, the problem is here : the controls are mostly not where they say they are :)

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