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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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I am trying to automate a Windows Forms application using AutoIT. I couldn't succeed to interact with controls in that form. I suspect it could be a Windows forms developed in WPF or .NET based application. Plus, AutoIT Window Info does not snap/capture controls values! 

Please guide or provide directions 

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No, it's not.
As long these controls have anything to interact with, like a ControlID, a control class, and so on, they can be automated by AutoIt.
When these information are missing, then the native functions to deal with controls is no longer available, and so, that UDF need to be used in order to interact with those controls :)

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To answer the original question: run the command

tasklist /m "mscor*"

in the background and you should get a list of all current processes which are using mscoree.dll, which should be a sure sign of a .net exe.

Any of my own codes posted on the forum are free for use by others without any restriction of any kind. (WTFPL)

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