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I'm having a problem with PixelGetColor in general. It NEVER seems to match what I get when using the AutoIt Window Info application. I created a little test program to try and show that they do not match. I have included a small section of my code where the problem occurs as well as a screenshot of the difference between the Window Info application and what PixelGetColor returns. I move the mouse there first just to prove to myself that I am looking at the correct coordinates before grabbing the color.

Unfortunately, the mouse pointer did not show up when I took the screenshot but it is at a known point in the green section of the selected radio button.

Opt("MouseCoordMode", 0)

MouseMove(39, 138, 100)

$coord = MouseGetPos()

msgBox(0, "Color Test", PixelGetColor($coord[0], $coord[1]))

sleep (5000)

Thanks!

Eric

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I'm having a problem with PixelGetColor in general. It NEVER seems to match what I get when using the AutoIt Window Info application. I created a little test program to try and show that they do not match. I have included a small section of my code where the problem occurs as well as a screenshot of the difference between the Window Info application and what PixelGetColor returns. I move the mouse there first just to prove to myself that I am looking at the correct coordinates before grabbing the color.

Unfortunately, the mouse pointer did not show up when I took the screenshot but it is at a known point in the green section of the selected radio button.

Opt("MouseCoordMode", 0)

MouseMove(39, 138, 100)

$coord = MouseGetPos()

msgBox(0, "Color Test", PixelGetColor($coord[0], $coord[1]))

sleep (5000)

Thanks!

Eric

try Opt("MouseCoordMode", 2) and see if that works for you
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Only a suggestion for consistency in your verification, use ControlCommand(). An example:

$sTitle = "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)"
$bVal = ControlCommand( $sTitle, '', "Button2", "IsChecked", "")
If $bVal Then
    MsgBox(0, "", "Is selected!")
Else
    MsgBox(0, "", "Isn't selected")
EndIf
Exit
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try Opt("MouseCoordMode", 2) and see if that works for you

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I did not know you could do this... Thank you this looks preferable. HOWEVER, I still would like to know why my above example does not work as it should.

Only a suggestion for consistency in your verification, use ControlCommand(). An example:

$sTitle = "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)"
$bVal = ControlCommand( $sTitle, '', "Button2", "IsChecked", "")
If $bVal Then
    MsgBox(0, "", "Is selected!")
Else
    MsgBox(0, "", "Isn't selected")
EndIf
Exit
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I did not know you could do this... Thank you this looks preferable. HOWEVER, I still would like to know why my above example does not work as it should.

you mean as you expect it to...

anyway, you could run a little real time check....

HotKeySet("{PAUSE}","ForTheLoveOfGodManWhyIsThisFunctionNameSoLong")
Opt("MouseCoordMode",0)
while 1
$pos = MouseGetPos()
ToolTip($pos[0] & ", " & $pos[1] & @LF & PixelGetColor($pos[0],$pos[1]))
WEnd
Func ForTheLoveOfGodManWhyIsThisFunctionNameSoLong()
    Exit
EndFunc
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This will have the problem of the mouseover causing the color to change... We need to locate a pixel without the mouse cursor...

Lar.

ok then:

$blah = ControlGetPos("window","",1);just fix the window name and control id
MsgBox(0,"your color",PixelGetColor($blah[0] + $blah[2]/2,$blah[1] + $blah[3]/2)
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