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Howto control an explorer like treeview?

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avander

Hi all,

New to AutoIt I'm trying to automate configuration of some Security settings in Win XP. Here's what I got so far:

MsgBox( 64, default, "Fasten seatbelts...")

Run ( "mmc secpol.msc /s") ; run Local Security Settings applet and wait for it
WinWaitActive( "Local Security Settings")

;; left tree: open Local Policies

;; left tree: click Security Options

;; right panel: double-click 'Shutdown: Allow system to be shut down without having to log on'

;; pop-up: set to 'disabled' and click 'Ok'

sleep( 2)
; pause before end
MsgBox( 64, default, "That's all folks!")

WinClose( "Local Security Settings")
WinWaitClose( "Local Security Settings")

As you see, it's almost done! :-). I've been thru the tutorials but unfortunately they all just seem to click a few buttons ( which is trivial).

Any pointers to examples on how to perform the steps in 'pseudo-code' would be a great help.

TIA

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avander

The security settings you are trying to set can be done with command line.

Thanks for the tip, I guess you're refering to SecEdit.exe? Does this mean that it can't be done using an AutoIt script?

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avander

Thanks for the tip, I guess you're refering to SecEdit.exe? Does this mean that it can't be done using an AutoIt script?

I'll rephrase my initial question, can I just use 'mouse' functions to click at x,y to for instance open a folder in the treeview?

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