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Hello again!

I have tried searching for quite some time now but couldn´t find a single working way to change the class of your GUI that doesn´t include changing it manually after its compilation.:(

First or "AutoIt v3 GUI" is a pretty boring name tbh and i would like to spice it up a bit, also, and more importantly, I would like to identify my windows by something other than its title as it will change depending on some factors and im using two different programs independently as multi threading isn't supported.

Any help is appreciated! Thank you! :)

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You could experiment with _WinAPI_RegisterClass and then _WinAPI_CreateWindowEx to create your window.


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I'd do a search for the functions online and if they still don't make sense, then perhaps you're not ready for this yet. It's not an easy task, and there's no built-in function to do it for you.


If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
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I hereby grant any person the right to use any code I post, that I am the original author of, on the autoitscript.com forums, unless I've specifically stated otherwise in the code or the thread post. If you do use my code all I ask, as a courtesy, is to make note of where you got it from.

Back up and restore Windows user files _Array.au3 - Modified array functions that include support for 2D arrays.  -  ColorChooser - An add-on for SciTE that pops up a color dialog so you can select and paste a color code into a script.  -  Customizable Splashscreen GUI w/Progress Bar - Create a custom "splash screen" GUI with a progress bar and custom label.  -  _FileGetProperty - Retrieve the properties of a file  -  SciTE Toolbar - A toolbar demo for use with the SciTE editor  -  GUIRegisterMsg demo - Demo script to show how to use the Windows messages to interact with controls and your GUI.  -   Latin Square password generator

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See the example in the AutoIt help file under the _WinAPI_RegisterClassEx() function.
This example contains the _WinAPI_CreateWindowEx() function, and registers your own GUI window class.
To verify window class, run the example and check the "Window Class" using the "AutoIt v3 Windows Info" tools found in the SciTE menu > Tools > AU3Info.

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