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I m new to AutoIt. Now I have a problem when I try to use AutoIt to click a menu item from a right-click context menu in XP.

The AutoIt Window Info can't detect any information in that menu, so that I can't use AutoIt to click it.

I m looking for something besides using Send key for this. Any idea?



Edited by Yinan

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Cheers, FireFox.


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WinMenuSelect() doesn't work?

Common sense plays a role in the basics of understanding AutoIt... If you're lacking in that, do us all a favor, and step away from the computer.

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WinMenuSelect() doesn't work?


I have a menu too, created this format:

Local $m_Gam = GUICtrlCreateMenu("&Games")
Local $m_GamSol = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Solitaire", $m_Gam)
Local $m_GamSpi = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Spider Solitaire", $m_Gam)

and I am running the programs in the While 1 ... WEnd loop:

While 1
    $ai_Msg = GUIGetMsg(1)
        Case $ai_Msg[0] = $m_GamSol And $ai_Msg[1] = $h_WinMain
            If @OSVersion = "WIN_VISTA" Then Run("C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Solitaire\Solitaire.exe")
            If @OSVersion = "WIN_XP" Then Run("C:\Windows\System32\sol.exe")
        Case $ai_Msg[0] = $m_GamSpi And $ai_Msg[1] = $h_WinMain
            If @OSVersion = "WIN_VISTA" Then Run("C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\SpiderSolitaire\SpiderSolitaire.exe")
            If @OSVersion = "WIN_XP" Then Run("C:\Windows\System32\spider.exe")

but I don't understand the WinMenuSelect(). The example in the helpfile is too short for analyse. How should I use it in the above example?

Thanks in advance

Cheers, Charvi

Edited by charvi

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WinMenuSelect() doesn't work?

Looks like WinMenuSelect will only work for the menu item from the menu bar of a window.

What I face is the context menu from IE7's add favorate, as you can see from the snapshot of the first post of mine.

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