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I want to get text from current control, but control is not in my GUI and I don't know what should I use for controlID in this case.

I use this but not work:

ControlGetText("[ACTIVE]","",_WinAPI_GetDlgCtrlID(_WinAPI_GetFocus()))

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wer are u trying to get the text from

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I want to get text from current control, but control is not in my GUI and I don't know what should I use for controlID in this case.

I use this but not work:

ControlGetText("[ACTIVE]","",_WinAPI_GetDlgCtrlID(_WinAPI_GetFocus()))
Whats the window your trying to get?

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Here:


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Someone know what should I use for controlID or how I can get controlID?

:P


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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

Someone know what should I use for controlID or how I can get controlID?

:P

Try:

WinGetText(_WinAPI_GetFocus())

Edit:

Interesting enough:

WinGetTitle(_WinAPI_GetFocus())

Edited by SmOke_N

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Try:

WinGetText(_WinAPI_GetFocus())

Is not work. Return 0. :P


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Is not work. Return 0. :P

Read my edit.

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Is not work. Return 0. :P

Read my edit.

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Return 0. Is another way to get text from a control? :P


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Return 0. Is another way to get text from a control? :P

use autoit info to get the control id

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Return 0. Is another way to get text from a control? :P

The method with WinGetTitle worked fine for me.
#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

Opt('MustDeclareVars', 1)

_Main()

Func _Main()
    Local $gui, $msg, $btnFocus, $win, $text
    $gui = GUICreate("__WinAPI_GetFocus Example", 200, 200)
    Local $hlabel = GUICtrlCreateEdit("I am an edit", 10, 10, 150, 50)
    $btnFocus = GUICtrlCreateButton("Get Focus", 50, 85, 100, 30)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
    While 1
        $msg = GUIGetMsg()
        Select
            Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                Exit
            Case $msg = $btnFocus
                ControlFocus($gui, "", $hlabel) ;;;;;;; Put focus on edit
                $win = _WinAPI_GetFocus()
                $text = "Full Title: " & WinGetTitle($win) & @LF
                $text &= "Full Text: " & WinGetText($win) & @LF
                $text &= "Handle: " & WinGetHandle($win) & @LF
                $text &= "Process: " & WinGetProcess($win) & @LF
                MsgBox(0, "", $text)
        EndSelect
    WEnd
EndFunc   ;==>_Main
That clearly demonstrating it working. Are you even sure it's a standard control and not owner drawn. Did you try using AutoInfo tool to see what the results are? Maybe what you think has focus doesn't?

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#13 ·  Posted (edited)

use autoit info to get the control id

I can't use autoit info to get control id

Just tested and _WinAPI_GetFocus() return 0x000000, but the edit control is selected.

@SmOke_N

Your example is good but I can't focus edit control because I don't know controlID.

ControlFocus($gui, "", $hlabel)
Edited by Andreik

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I can't use autoit info to get control id

Just tested and _WinAPI_GetFocus() return 0x000000, but the edit control is selected.

@SmOke_N

Your example is good but I can't focus edit control because I don't know controlID.

ControlFocus($gui, "", $hlabel)
Doesn't mean it has focus... doesn't mean it isn't owner drawn.

Is this a public/free download?


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Doesn't mean it has focus... doesn't mean it isn't owner drawn.

Is this a public/free download?

Look post#4. Is free download (oDC 5.31)


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Look post#4. Is free download (oDC 5.31)

That's a picture... you don't expect me to go out of my way to find a link to it do you?

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Local $hWnd = WinGetHandle("oDC 5.31 - The following untitled edition - [Public Hubs]")

While WinExists($hWnd)
    If WinActive($hWnd) Then ConsoleWrite( ControlGetText($hWnd, "", "[CLASSNN:" & ControlGetFocus($hWnd) & "]") & @CRLF)
    Sleep(10)
WEnd

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#20 ·  Posted (edited)

Having this same problem. Is there a bug with _WinAPI_GetFocus() ? I can't even get focus on calc.exe or notepad.exe. Keeps returning 0x0000000. The final solution here does me no good as my script will be used on many diff windows, not one with a static name

sleep (5000) ;give time to focus a window after start
$win =_WinAPI_GetFocus()
MsgBox(0, "handle", $win) -----> 0x0000000
$wintitle = WinGetTitle($win)
MsgBox(0, "title", $wintitle) ------> 0
Edited by DssTrainer

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