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MSN API

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I've been working through MSDN in regards to Messenger API, and have come to the conclusion that any method of sending text to a contact via an IM window is no longer supported. The sendText method of the IMessengerIMWindow was my most relevant finding. I was just wanting some confirmation of the fact that this isn't supported in the native API before I abandon the MSN project. The MSDN reference guide for Messenger was really hard for me to sort through. :whistle:

Thanks to anyone who bothers to look through it.

PS. If anyone here is interested in the automation of other parts of MSN, I had started a library:

MSN.au3Tested on Windows Messenger v4.7.3001, however, I believe it will work on newer versions, as well as Windows Live Messenger...regular MSN Messenger is an unknown.


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This has been so for a looong loooong time.

MSN does no longer have an API for sending text or receiving it for that matter.

But I may be incorrect on the second statement.

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Forgive me my ignorance, but do you really need the API to to send text from one MSN Messenger user to another user? I would assume that an AutoIT script can simply click the right buttons and fill in the right boxes and post a text message. Or is there maybe some legal or ethical problem that I am not aware of?

Tom

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I've been working through MSDN in regards to Messenger API, and have come to the conclusion that any method of sending text to a contact via an IM window is no longer supported. The sendText method of the IMessengerIMWindow was my most relevant finding. I was just wanting some confirmation of the fact that this isn't supported in the native API before I abandon the MSN project. The MSDN reference guide for Messenger was really hard for me to sort through. :)

Thanks to anyone who bothers to look through it.

PS. If anyone here is interested in the automation of other parts of MSN, I had started a library:

MSN.au3Tested on Windows Messenger v4.7.3001, however, I believe it will work on newer versions, as well as Windows Live Messenger...regular MSN Messenger is an unknown.

The UDFs do not work in my system:) why?

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