WinGetTitle

Retrieves the title of the specified window.

Title := WinGetTitle(WinTitle, WinText, ExcludeTitle, ExcludeText)

Parameters

WinTitle

Type: String, Integer or Object

A window title or other criteria identifying the target window. See WinTitle.

WinText

Type: String

If present, this parameter must be a substring from a single text element of the target window (as revealed by the included Window Spy utility). Hidden text elements are detected if DetectHiddenText is ON.

ExcludeTitle

Type: String

Windows whose titles include this value will not be considered.

ExcludeText

Type: String

Windows whose text include this value will not be considered.

Return Value

Type: String

This function returns the title of the specified window. If there is no matching window, an empty string is returned.

Error Handling

An exception is thrown if the window could not be found or there was an error retrieving its title.

Remarks

To discover the name of the window that the mouse is currently hovering over, use MouseGetPos.

Window titles and text are case sensitive. Hidden windows are not detected unless DetectHiddenWindows has been turned on.

Related

WinSetTitle, WinGetClass, WinGetText, ControlGetText, WinGetPos, Win functions

Examples

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MsgBox "The active window is '" WinGetTitle("A") "'."