Finding an image that has changed size

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bossydog9
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Finding an image that has changed size

Post by bossydog9 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:38 am

Many developers use multiple screens on their machines, often with varying resolutions. For example, I have two 1920 x 1080 resolution screens and a 1680 x 1050 resolution screen. This can be an issue when using FindImagePos. An image found on the 1680 x 1050 will not be found on the larger screens and vice versa.

Is there a function that can find an image regardless of its size?

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Re: Finding an image that has changed size

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:50 pm

Unfortunately not. I think the only option that comes to mind is have the script look for both.
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Re: Finding an image that has changed size

Post by DreamTheater » Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:56 am

In some older scripts I had different paths and things to check depending on screen res, after a while I stopped and made them 1080p only.

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GetScreenRes>nWidth,nHeight
If>nWidth<>1920
    Goto>ScreenResError
Endif>
If>nHeight<>1080
    Goto>ScreenResError
Endif>

If there's an alternate method to search for the image that could help (FindObject Wizard?)

If it can be moved to a primary (1080p) window before searching, or as a second attempt if not found that might work too.
I use the below to ensure a window is always on my primary 1080p screen. The application is run in a virtual environment and has LOTS of nested frames, so in some cases I need to use MouseMove.

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Let>WIN_USEHANDLE=1
//Web app is run in a virtual environment due to compatibility issues
Run>%WebApp%
Wait>3

//Grab the IE reference, then handle and wait
IEGetFromURL>%URL%,IE1
Wait>1
IEGetHWND>IE1,Handle
IEWait>IE1

//Move the window to the top left of the main window
MoveWindow>Handle,1,1
Wait>0.3

//Minimise the window
WindowAction>2,Handle
Wait>0.2

//Maximise/fullscreen the window (Doing this if the window is already maximised will make it smaller, so minimise first to ensure it isn't maximised)
WindowAction>1,Handle

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Re: Finding an image that has changed size

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:02 am

DreamTheater wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:56 am
In some older scripts I had different paths and things to check depending on screen res, after a while I stopped and made them 1080p only.

Code: Select all

GetScreenRes>nWidth,nHeight
If>nWidth<>1920
    Goto>ScreenResError
Endif>
If>nHeight<>1080
    Goto>ScreenResError
Endif>

If there's an alternate method to search for the image that could help (FindObject Wizard?)

If it can be moved to a primary (1080p) window before searching, or as a second attempt if not found that might work too.
I use the below to ensure a window is always on my primary 1080p screen. The application is run in a virtual environment and has LOTS of nested frames, so in some cases I need to use MouseMove.

Code: Select all

Let>WIN_USEHANDLE=1
//Web app is run in a virtual environment due to compatibility issues
Run>%WebApp%
Wait>3

//Grab the IE reference, then handle and wait
IEGetFromURL>%URL%,IE1
Wait>1
IEGetHWND>IE1,Handle
IEWait>IE1

//Move the window to the top left of the main window
MoveWindow>Handle,1,1
Wait>0.3

//Minimise the window
WindowAction>2,Handle
Wait>0.2

//Maximise/fullscreen the window (Doing this if the window is already maximised will make it smaller, so minimise first to ensure it isn't maximised)
WindowAction>1,Handle
Thank you for adding that. Those are good tips. Controlling the environment definitely helps, and moving them to a screen with a known resolution is a great idea. And even in a single screen scenario, controlling the window size definitely helps.
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