GetWindowHandle, nothing found doesn't set the result variable to 0

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Grovkillen
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GetWindowHandle, nothing found doesn't set the result variable to 0

Post by Grovkillen » Thu Dec 17, 2020 11:52 am

I need to set the window handle to zero before running the GetWindowHandle command just to be sure that the value isn't from a previous check. I would expect the command to return zero if nothing is found.

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Let>WINDOW_HANDLE=0
GetWindowHandle>Window Title*,WINDOW_HANDLE
Let>ME=%Script%

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Re: GetWindowHandle, nothing found doesn't set the result variable to 0

Post by JRL » Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:38 pm

Well... apparently if no window is found the result is not set to anything. Since window handles are always a number, rather than presetting the result value to "0" I'd set it to a text value perhaps "BLANK" or even "ZERO". After the GetWindowHandle> function if the result is still set to the preset text, you'll know that no window was found.

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