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I am trying to get the Text of given item in controllistview object (SysListView32). 

ControlListView("Select", "", "[CLASS:SysListView32; INSTANCE:1]", "Select",0,0)

This statement is selecting the item but below statement is not getting the text of the item. It is returning item no not text.

    $txtItem = ControlListView("Select", "", "[CLASS:SysListView32; INSTANCE:1]", "GetText",0)

Let me know if I am missing anything here.

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Did not try but maybe you need a second 0 here (...., "GetText",0, 0)

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On installing SciTE4AutoIt3.exe, the program displays the name of the item. However, while compiling, I am encountering below error message:

AutoIt Error
Line 45  (File "C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\SciTE\AutoIt3Wrapper\AutoIt3Wrapper.au3"):

#include <WinAPIFiles.au3>

Error: Error opening the file.

How to resolve this issue.

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10 minutes ago, Shravank said:

How to resolve this issue.

You are sure you installed Autoit3 in the standard way with the standard installer as this sounds like a standard UDF can't be found?
If so, which version of AutoIt3 and SciTE4AutoIt3 are you running?


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I have updated both to the latest and 'AutoIt' error is resolved.

for the actual problem under this thread, the problem is resolved if the script is compiled using 'AutoIt v3' -> Compile Script to .exe (x64) option. Using this .exe, it is getting the item text.

If it is compiled from Tools->Compile option within AutoIT, then GetText is not getting the text of the item.





On installing SciTE4AutoIt3.exe, the program displays the name of the item. However, while compiling, I am encountering below error message:

AutoIt Error
Line 45  (File "C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\SciTE\AutoIt3Wrapper\AutoIt3Wrapper.au3"):

#include <WinAPIFiles.au3>

Error: Error opening the file.

How to resolve this issue.

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