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Read Window Text? (Command Line Window)

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Normally when it comes to the command line I can write the result to a text file or pipe it to the clipboard.

I am trying to write something to monitor several telnet servers for me all over the country.

The telnet client would run and get me to a text based logon screen, when I am finished I would simply terminate the process.

I want to parse that screen for a specific set of words.

WinGetText can find thw window but can't get any text unfortunately. Anyone else have a way to do this?

Thanks, Kenny


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You could try using StdoutRead, see the help file for use.



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Well slight improvement. It's returning something now but it's more like a help>about kind of thing. Nothing related to what's it doing.

However I have found that as soon as I added the I/O flag to my run command the command line just flashes in from of me for a second and disappears. I even tried a @comspec /K with the command but it won't stay open.


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You could use TCP AutoIt functions.

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hmmmm looks challenging to say the least lol :P


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