Solved

control mouse cursor move and click

Posted on 2002-04-27
3
324 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
Hi,

does exist the possibility to remote control the mouse cursor and also the click/doubleclick..?

delphiheaven
0
Comment
Question by:delphiheaven
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
589158 earned 50 total points
ID: 6973226
Hi,

1. Mouseposition
with the SetCursorPos(X,Y) function you can control the position. The SetCursorPos function moves the cursor to the specified screen coordinates. If the new coordinates are not within the screen rectangle set by the most recent ClipCursor function, Windows automatically adjusts the coordinates so that the cursor stays within the rectangle.

Example:
SetCursorPos(0,0);
This sets the cursor to the top left corner of the screen.


2. Mouseclicking

Following function "remote-leftclicks" on the current mouse-position:

mouse_event(MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTDOWN, 0, 0, 0, 0)

And this for right mbutton:
mouse_event(MOUSEEVENTF_RIGHTDOWN, 0, 0, 0, 0);

And this for middle mbutton:
mouse_event(MOUSEEVENTF_MIDDLEDOWN, 0, 0, 0, 0);


So if you want to doubleclick, you must use the following code:
mouse_event(MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTDOWN, 0, 0, 0, 0)
mouse_event(MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTUP, 0, 0, 0, 0)
mouse_event(MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTDOWN, 0, 0, 0, 0)
mouse_event(MOUSEEVENTF_LEFTUP, 0, 0, 0, 0)


Hope that helps!

greets,
UTA
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:Lee_Nover
ID: 6973687
I suggest using the Mouse variable in D6 (and later newer versions) because of cross-platform compatibility
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:pnh73
ID: 9004194
No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area that this question is:

Accept answer from 589158

Please leave any comments here within the next seven days.
 
PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS COMMENT AS AN ANSWER!
 
Paul (pnh73)
EE Cleanup Volunteer
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Delphi with SQL Natvie Client 15 86
calling Tcolordialog in dll make the form disappear 8 103
LAN or WAN ? 11 82
Graphics32 under Delphi 10.1 Berlin 2 38
A lot of questions regard threads in Delphi.   One of the more specific questions is how to show progress of the thread.   Updating a progressbar from inside a thread is a mistake. A solution to this would be to send a synchronized message to the…
Have you ever had your Delphi form/application just hanging while waiting for data to load? This is the article to read if you want to learn some things about adding threads for data loading in the background. First, I'll setup a general applica…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, just open a new email message. In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With  eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, f…

867 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now