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New to AutoIt trying to automate PCOM but having trouble seeing the text.

In case you don't know PCOM can emulate telnet, 3270 and other terminal types.

This works:

WinWaitActive("Session A - [24 x 80]")

but I am getting no joy from:

WinWait("Session A - [24 x 80]", "ENTER Application Name or MENU (PF3):")

didn't help:

AutoItSetOption ( "WinSearchChildren", 1 )

I have looked at the stdin and stdout stuff but it does not seem to apply.

Au3Info.exe says


Press CTRL-ALT-F to freeze the display.

>>>>>>>>>>>> Window Details <<<<<<<<<<<<<

Title: Session A - [32 x 80]

Class: PCSWS:Main:00400000

Size: X: 392 Y: 169 W: 888 H: 698

>>>>>>>>>>> Mouse Details <<<<<<<<<<<

Screen: X: 753 Y: 614

Cursor ID: 2

>>>>>>>>>>> Pixel Color Under Mouse <<<<<<<<<<<

RGB: Hex: 0x000000 Dec: 0

>>>>>>>>>>> Control Under Mouse <<<<<<<<<<<

Size: X: 0 Y: 28 W: 880 H: 576

Control ID: 2

ClassNameNN: PCSWS:Pres:004000001


Style: 0x50000000

ExStyle: 0x00000000

>>>>>>>>>>> Status Bar Text <<<<<<<<<<<


(2): Connected to remote server/host <stuff deleted>

(3): Canon Bubble-Jet BJC-2000SP on LPT1:

>>>>>>>>>>> Visible Window Text <<<<<<<<<<<

>>>>>>>>>>> Hidden Window Text <<<<<<<<<<<


So since it can't see the window text I guess I am sunk.

Has anybody had a go at PCOM? worked/not worked?



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