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How do I programmatically set the caption of an external application?

Posted on 2011-05-07
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Here is a screen shot of the application

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12337149/ticket.png

Here are the properties of the "size" textbox as displayed in Spy++

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12337149/properties.png

Is there a simple command line C# application whereby I could set the size to a number of my choosing? (in the screen shot it is set to 400)


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Question by:wordswithfriends
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by:iHadi
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Hi,

try the following code:

[DllImport("User32.dll")]
public static extern bool SendMessage(IntPtr hwnd, int uMsg, int wParam, string lParam);

const int WM_SETTEXT = 0xC;

private void SetCaption(IntPtr hwnd, string caption)
{
    SendMessage(hwnd, WM_SETTEXT, 0, caption);
}
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by:wordswithfriends
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What parameter should I use for hwnd?
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the handle of the textbox you want to change it's caption. This appears in your properties.png.
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