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Can a script work on a window thats not active?

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If possable, I'd like to have a script send commands to a window other than the active window. Can I set a title of the window to use? It would be great if you can.

Thanks.

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The normal Send command will not work on non active windows, but you can look into ControlSend and/or ControlClick

There's also a script somewhere on this forum that enables you to click on a minimized window(I don't have the direct link for it though, search it) :whistle:

Edited by FreeFry

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See the WinGetTitle func in the help, and maby ControlCommand also :whistle:

Somthing like this:

ControlCommand("Title", Text", "Edit1", "EditPaste", "Test")

 

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Thanks! I'll give it a try!

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The controlsend worked great. I had to leave the control blank ( , "", ). Took a little testing before I thought to try it like that.

I still havent found the post talking about clicking on a minimized window though. ControlClick is there, but it doesnt ask for x,y axises.... So I don't see what the point would even be of having the option...

Thanks though, both of you.

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Search for posts by 'Insolence' to find out how to send clicks to a minimized window.


A little reading goes a long way. Post count means nothing.

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