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Is there a simple command to rightclick the desktop? If I use a mouse command there is always the possibility of hitting an icon.

I'm using Vista and I'm actually trying to get to the Personalize Menu without passing thru Control Panel and all.

Obviously, I'm new at this.

-----Paul-----

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CoePSX

Control Panel modules can be accessed independently, they are all in the windows\system32 folder with the .cpl extension.

You can run them directly using rundll32.exe, like this:

Run ("rundll32.exe shell32.dll Control_RunDLL desk.cpl")

Source: http://babek.info/libertybasicfiles/lbnews/nl137/cpl.htm


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MrCreatoR

But if you still want to right click on the desktop, use this:

ControlClick("[CLASS:Progman]", "", "SysListView321", "Right")

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pwright2

But if you still want to right click on the desktop, use this:

ControlClick("[CLASS:Progman]", "", "SysListView321", "Right")

<_<

You guys ROCK! Solutions and Education all in one place.

Thanks.

(I'll be back.)

-----Paul-----

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Joon

Also, you can get directly by specifying Tab number

~ 0 = Desktop Icon Settings
;~ 1 = Screen Saver
;~ 2 = Apperance Settings
;~ 3 = Display Settings
$TabNumber = 0      
Run('RUNDLL32.EXE SHELL32.DLL,Control_RunDLL Desk.cpl,@n,' & $TabNumber)
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RobertKipling

When I came up to the problem, I used this code (it works, too!)

WinActivate("Program Manager")
Send("{APPSKEY}")

For those of you that care, the Program Manager used to be the default shell in Windows (3.1 and 3.0). Apparently, in Windows 95, the Program Manager still exists as your desktop. Anyway, this will pop up the menu regardless of what windows are open.

This is probably solution overkill, isn't it?

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MrCreatoR

When I came up to the problem, I used this code (it works, too!)

Nice, you can do the same, but without deactivate the current window :P ...

ControlClick("[CLASS:Progman]", "", "SysListView321", "Right", 1, 0, 0)

 

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