WinSetTitle

Changes the title of the specified window.

WinSetTitle NewTitle , WinTitle, WinText, ExcludeTitle, ExcludeText

Parameters

NewTitle

Type: String

The new title for the window. If this is the only parameter given, the Last Found Window will be used.

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.

Error Handling

An exception is thrown if the window could not be found or the change could not be applied.

Remarks

A change to a window's title might be merely temporary if the application that owns the window frequently changes the title.

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

Related

WinMove, WinGetTitle, WinGetText, ControlGetText, WinGetPos, Win functions

Examples

#1

WinSetTitle("This is a new title", "Untitled - Notepad")

#2: Alternative approach using the last found window:

Run("notepad.exe")
WinWaitActive("Untitled - Notepad")
WinSetTitle("This is a new title")  ; Uses the window found above by WinWaitActive