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Congratulations! Fixed some internal issues I had with software written in AutoIt.
However, I find that, at least on Windows 11, notepad scripts like ControlSet and such don't work. Why? because a different class is used for the text editor, which is the "RichEditD2DPT1" class.
If possible, I can help fix problems like these. Help examples could be made in separate folders, one for Windows 10 and another in case something changes in Windows 11, that's my suggestion, although I'm thinking of making a bugTracker that I think can be taken more into account, so yes wish I can help.

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Which example ?

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On 6/11/2022 at 4:46 PM, mLipok said:

Which example ?

In agreement. On my Windows 11 PC I have taken one of the "control" examples that I don't remember now (this is because I did it for a long time) and I have changed the edit1 class that doesn't exist in that version of notepad.

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    ; Run Notepad
    Run("notepad.exe")

    ; Wait 10 seconds for the Notepad window to appear.
    Local $hWnd = WinWait("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", 10)

    ; Set the edit control in Notepad with some text. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlSetText.
    ControlSetText($hWnd, "", "RichEditD2DPT1", "This is some text")

    ; Retrieve the text of the edit control in Notepad. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlGetText.
    Local $sText = ControlGetText($hWnd, "", "RichEditD2DPT1")

    ; Display the text of the edit control.
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "The text in Edit1 is: " & $sText)

    ; Close the Notepad window using the handle returned by WinWait.
    WinClose($hWnd)
EndFunc   ;==>Example

 

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@jpm

This was already partially discussed here:

 

 


EDIT:
I even thought that this problem was already solved somewhere, but I don't see this solution.

 

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7 minutes ago, jpm said:

@mLipok nothing related with the "edit1" in notepad

yeah, but as I said:

36 minutes ago, mLipok said:

I even thought that this problem was already solved somewhere, but I don't see this solution.

So I'm still looking.

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10 hours ago, jpm said:

Are you sure you are running the standard Notepad of Win11?

on my system Edit1 is still true for Win11

Yes, although according to what I found out that from Windows 11 notepad is updated through the microsoft store, and I think that many users who use Windows 11 should have this new notepad. That's why I've pasted the modification code demonstrating the new class, which works for me.

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It seems newer versions of notepad.exe can be downloaded from Microsoft Store for windows 10 and windows 11. These newer versions are also available for Windows Insider subscribers.

Something like the following might work to get the correct classname:

Local $sEditClass = StringSplit(WinGetClassList($hWnd), @LF)[1] & "1"

This only assumes there is an editclass and it is the first class in the classlist.

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Tested with Insider Preview 21H2 Build 25131 (Dev Channel).
This works everywhere:

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    ; Run Notepad
    Run("notepad.exe")

    ; Wait 10 seconds for the Notepad window to appear.
    Local $hWnd = WinWait("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", 10)

    ; Get the class for the Edit control
    Local $sText, $sEditControl = _GetNotepadEditClass($hWnd) & "1"
    If Not @error Then
        ; Set the edit control in Notepad with some text. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlSetText.
        ControlSetText($hWnd, "", $sEditControl, "This is some text")

        ; Retrieve the text of the edit control in Notepad. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlGetText.
        $sText = ControlGetText($hWnd, "", $sEditControl)

        ; Display the text of the edit control.
        MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "The text in " & $sEditControl & " is: " & $sText)
    EndIf

    ; Close the Notepad window using the handle returned by WinWait.
    WinClose($hWnd)
EndFunc   ;==>Example

Func _GetNotepadEditClass($hWnd)
    Local $aClassList = StringSplit(WinGetClassList($hWnd), @LF)
    For $n = 1 To $aClassList[0]
        If StringInStr($aClassList[$n], "Edit") Then Return $aClassList[$n]
    Next
    Return SetError(1, 0, "")
EndFunc   ;==>_GetNotepadEditClass

This is the class list from the new Notepad:

Windows.UI.Composition.DesktopWindowContentBridge
Windows.UI.Input.InputSite.WindowClass
Windows.UI.Composition.DesktopWindowContentBridge
Windows.UI.Input.InputSite.WindowClass
Windows.UI.Core.CoreWindow
Windows.UI.Composition.DesktopWindowContentBridge
Windows.UI.Input.InputSite.WindowClass
RichEditD2DPT
msctls_statusbar32
Windows.UI.Composition.DesktopWindowContentBridge
Windows.UI.Input.InputSite.WindowClass
Windows.UI.Composition.DesktopWindowContentBridge
Windows.UI.Input.InputSite.WindowClass
Windows.UI.Composition.DesktopWindowContentBridge
Windows.UI.Input.InputSite.WindowClass

Note: ...maybe add the _GetNotepadEditClass() to "Examples\Helpfile\Extras", as is going to be needed in every Notepad example counting on "Edit1" to be the expected GUI control.

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A shorter version, not relying on the word 'Edit', but assuming the editcontrol has keyboard focus (only tested on windows 10 with standard notepad):

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    ; Run Notepad
    Run("notepad.exe")

    ; Wait 10 seconds for the Notepad window to appear.
    Local $hWnd = WinWait("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", 10)

    ; Retrieve the control that has keyboard focus in Notepad.
    Local $sEditControl = ControlGetFocus($hWnd)

    ; Display the control that has keyboard focus.
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "The control that has keyboard focus in Notepad is: " & $sEditControl)

    ; Set the edit control in Notepad with some text. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlSetText.
    ControlSetText($hWnd, "", $sEditControl, "This is some text")

    ; Retrieve the text of the edit control in Notepad. The handle returned by WinWait is used for the "title" parameter of ControlGetText.
    Local $sText = ControlGetText($hWnd, "", $sEditControl)

    ; Display the text of the edit control.
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "", "The text in Edit1 is: " & $sText)

    ; Close the Notepad window using the handle returned by WinWait.
    WinClose($hWnd)
EndFunc   ;==>Example

 

 

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Support for IE is ended. But the IE activex component will be available for next few years.

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