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!!!!! I am completely new to this !!!!!

Scenario:

To click the next button in a specific old video player you need to use the mouse. The next button is an icon in the top of the window.

Case:

Now I would like to get/build a script to click the next button when I press a key.

Solution:

Are there any script out there doing the trick, that I can use?

Is it simple, will someone make it for me?

Is it possible to get the coordinates of the location of the next button icon, by simply searching for a specific pixel pattern or by making a gif image of the icon?

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!!!!! I am completely new to this !!!!!

Scenario:

To click the next button in a specific old video player you need to use the mouse. The next button is an icon in the top of the window.

Case:

Now I would like to get/build a script to click the next button when I press a key.

Solution:

Are there any script out there doing the trick, that I can use?

Is it simple, will someone make it for me?

Is it possible to get the coordinates of the location of the next button icon, by simply searching for a specific pixel pattern or by making a gif image of the icon?

Is there a script out there for your specific old video player, possibly. That does what you want it to? Less likely.

Simple yes, make it for you, someone may but they would have to have your video player so very very unlikely.

Yes its possible to get the coordinates, easier to get the id of the control and have a hotkey set up to press the control when a key is hit.

I suggest going to the help file, looking through the tutorials, try to make something work. Then if you just can't get it to do what you want come back here and put up your script.

I don't mean to sound rude but if you don't want to do the work, which brand new you should be able to write something to do this in a few hours, then download a new video player with hotkeys already enabled.


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Is there a script out there for your specific old video player, possibly. That does what you want it to? Less likely.

Simple yes, make it for you, someone may but they would have to have your video player so very very unlikely.

Yes its possible to get the coordinates, easier to get the id of the control and have a hotkey set up to press the control when a key is hit.

I suggest going to the help file, looking through the tutorials, try to make something work. Then if you just can't get it to do what you want come back here and put up your script.

I don't mean to sound rude but if you don't want to do the work, which brand new you should be able to write something to do this in a few hours, then download a new video player with hotkeys already enabled.

I will try the tutorial and look in some sample script later. But any help/links are welcome.

I can't use a new player. It is a surveillance player i need to use keyboard due to injuries caused by the use of mouse.

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Ok, well to start look at the autoit window info tool. that will give you the control name to send to. then look up controlsend and hotkeys. it should be a very short simple script.


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Ok, well to start look at the autoit window info tool. that will give you the control name to send to. then look up controlsend and hotkeys. it should be a very short simple script.

Thanks! That simple info will defenetly get me in the right direction....

I Guess i will be using the "Advance (class)" name and or the ID. to lokate the toolbar, and then use the ControlClick Coords to lokate the specifik next and previouse buttons.

My only worries are, if you lock the toolbax or if you change windows theme, then the ControlClick Coords will change, but that is a minor problem.

Here are the Window Info results

NEXT button placement:

>>>> Window <<<<

Title: VideoViewer - System Account

Class: Lenel VideoPlayer

Position: 517, 147

Size: 849, 629

Style: 0x96CF0000

ExStyle: 0x00010310

Handle: 0x001F08F8

>>>> Control <<<<

Class: ToolbarWindow32

Instance: 2

ClassnameNN: ToolbarWindow322

Advanced (Class): [CLASS:ToolbarWindow32; INSTANCE:2]

ID: 59392

Text:

Position: -2, 27

Size: 326, 26

ControlClick Coords: 214, 11

Style: 0x5600884E

ExStyle: 0x00000000

Handle: 0x00120A06

>>>> Mouse <<<<

Position: 739, 215

Cursor ID: 0

Color: 0x8D8D8D

>>>> StatusBar <<<<

>>>> Visible Text <<<<

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Menu

Camera Selection

Camera Selection

Camera Selection

Tree

>>>> Hidden Text <<<<

Group

List

OK

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previouse button

>>>> Window <<<<

Title: VideoViewer - System Account

Class: Lenel VideoPlayer

Position: 517, 147

Size: 849, 629

Style: 0x96CF0000

ExStyle: 0x00010310

Handle: 0x001F08F8

>>>> Control <<<<

Class: ToolbarWindow32

Instance: 2

ClassnameNN: ToolbarWindow322

Advanced (Class): [CLASS:ToolbarWindow32; INSTANCE:2]

ID: 59392

Text:

Position: -2, 27

Size: 326, 26

ControlClick Coords: 187, 12

Style: 0x5600884E

ExStyle: 0x00000000

Handle: 0x00120A06

>>>> Mouse <<<<

Position: 712, 216

Cursor ID: 0

Color: 0x8D8D8D

>>>> StatusBar <<<<

>>>> Visible Text <<<<

Ϩ(

Menu

Camera Selection

Camera Selection

Camera Selection

Tree

>>>> Hidden Text <<<<

Group

List

OK

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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

I have started on the code.... But need some help changing the coords (0,500) with the ControlClick Coord from Window Info tool...

; Program to mouseclick a previouse and a next control button in a controlbox

HotKeySet("!{f9}", "PreviouseVideo")
HotKeySet("!{f10}", "NextVideo")

while 1
    sleep (100)
WEnd

func PreviouseVideo()
    MouseClick("left", 0, 500, 2, 5);How do i get the Previouse coord instead of the 0,500?
EndFunc

func NextVideo()
    MouseClick("left", 500, 0, 2, 10);How do i get the Next coord instead of the 0,500?
EndFunc
Edited by swiim

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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

It works like a charm. Now i just need some small addons. I am quite impreset, this is a great forum and i like the posebilleties in autoit :)

; Program to mouseclick a previouse and a next control button in a controlbox

HotKeySet("!{f9}", "PreviouseVideo")
HotKeySet("!{f10}", "NextVideo")

while 1
    sleep (100)
WEnd

func PreviouseVideo()
    WinActivate ( "VideoViewer -", "" )
    ControlClick ( "VideoViewer -", "", 59392, "left", 1, 185, 12)
EndFunc

func NextVideo()
    WinActivate ( "VideoViewer -", "" )
    ControlClick ( "VideoViewer -", "", 59392, "left", 1, 212, 12)
EndFunc
Edited by swiim

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