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How to invoke a menu item of a LibreOffice window?

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I need to invoke several menu items of a LibreOffice Impress window; mainly File >> Reload.

Activating the window goes fine, but I could not get WinMenuSelectItem to work. I followed the advice written here:



Apparently the call to _GUICtrlMenu_GetMenu($hWnd) does not yield a menu. The cause is probably that LibreOffice applies a floating menu bar, which is not a real menu, as the documentation on  _GUICtrlMenu_GetMenu states:


_GUICtrlMenu_GetMenu() does not work on floating menu bars.
Floating menu bars are custom controls that mimic standard menus, but are not menus.

So what can I try next to make LibreOffice act on some alleged menu commands?

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