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WinGetText: Find a specific String?

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SimJ

I figured this would be pretty simple.. but for some odd reason, i'm unable to make it work.... my code is below... I continually return a result of "0" for wingettext while looking for a string i know exists within a txt document. Anyone know why?

$file = FileOpen("test.txt", 0)

If $file = -1 Then
    MsgBox(0, "Error", "Unable to open file.")
    Exit
EndIf
; Read in lines of text until the EOF is reached
While 1
    $title = WinGetTitle($file, "")
    $line = FileReadLine($file)
    $a = WinGetText($title, "Test")
    If @error = -1 Then ExitLoop
    MsgBox(0, "Char read:", $line)
    MsgBox(0,"test",$a)
Wend

FileClose($file)

Is this possible?

Thanks in advance for your help everyone!

--SimJ

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SpookMeister

WinGetText searches a window for text.

You might want to use StringInStr() on each line of the file instead.

See the help file for instructions on how to use those commands properly.


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SadBunny

$a = WinGetText($title, "Test")


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