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How to automate a button press

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Hello Everyone :)

I'm new to autoit.. I have just started playing aroudn with it today. I'm testing an application and I would like to automate a button press.

I'm able to get the button to automaticaly get pressed by the

SEND("{ENTER}") then a pop up menu shows up and I have to select yes or no and I

SEND("{LEFT}{ENTER}")

Problem im facing is I have to repeat this in a loop several times but after the initial pass the focus goes to another control and I think i need to find another way to automate this.

So basically.... How do I put focus on a specific control.. Such as a tab that has text that says "Connection"

and How do I set focus on a button in a application?

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Use Au3Info.exe to get information on the control/window, and Search Help file for ControlFocus

Hello Everyone :)

I'm new to autoit.. I have just started playing aroudn with it today. I'm testing an application and I would like to automate a button press.

I'm able to get the button to automaticaly get pressed by the

SEND("{ENTER}") then a pop up menu shows up and I have to select yes or no and I

SEND("{LEFT}{ENTER}")

Problem im facing is I have to repeat this in a loop several times but after the initial pass the focus goes to another control and I think i need to find another way to automate this.

So basically.... How do I put focus on a specific control.. Such as a tab that has text that says "Connection"

and How do I set focus on a button in a application?

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Hello Everyone :)

I'm new to autoit.. I have just started playing aroudn with it today. I'm testing an application and I would like to automate a button press.

I'm able to get the button to automaticaly get pressed by the

SEND("{ENTER}") then a pop up menu shows up and I have to select yes or no and I

SEND("{LEFT}{ENTER}")

Problem im facing is I have to repeat this in a loop several times but after the initial pass the focus goes to another control and I think i need to find another way to automate this.

So basically.... How do I put focus on a specific control.. Such as a tab that has text that says "Connection"

and How do I set focus on a button in a application?

Learn how to identify controls (help file), then use functions like ControlClick(), where you can specify exactly where you want the action to be performed.

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Sagal,

First, welcome to the AutoIt forums.

As to your question: use the AutoIt Window Info tool to get some details of the control you want to activate and then use ControlClick. You can find details of how to use that command in the Help file.

Reading the Help file (at least the first few sections - Using AutoIt, Tutorials and the first coouple of References) will help you enormously.

You should also look at the excellent tutorials that you will find here and here.

It always helps if you have had a go at solving your problems before posting here. Having some code to work on is a great help - and no-one here likes the "code it for me" brigade.

Enjoy AutoIt.

M23


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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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Sagal,

First, welcome to the AutoIt forums.

As to your question: use the AutoIt Window Info tool to get some details of the control you want to activate and then use ControlClick. You can find details of how to use that command in the Help file.

Reading the Help file (at least the first few sections - Using AutoIt, Tutorials and the first coouple of References) will help you enormously.

You should also look at the excellent tutorials that you will find here and here.

It always helps if you have had a go at solving your problems before posting here. Having some code to work on is a great help - and no-one here likes the "code it for me" brigade.

Enjoy AutoIt.

M23

thanks I understand thats why i basically just put down what commands I have sent... I was mainly just looking to be pointed in the right direction since this is new to me.

thanks im looking up those functions now

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