How to get content from MS Word and MS Internet Explorer?

Posted on 2004-04-28
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Last Modified: 2010-04-05
I use the WM_GETTEXT in a SendMessage instruction to retrieve all text from a screen control, but this doesn't work when pointing or clicking into MS Word or MS Internet Explorer. How do I get the text from these controls? Is there an easy way?
Question by:haab
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shaneholmes earned 500 total points
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You need to automate them useing OLE or DDE...



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This seems to be the right direction, it even indicates the solution to other problems that I have. Therefore, I give the points now and creates a new question, because I see that I need to learn about automation and OLE in Delphi.

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