Screen Scraping

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Screen Scraping

Post by atom » Thu Feb 12, 2009 8:01 pm


I have the hWND to a window, and want to scrape all the text of the window.
Ive had a dig around the .net libraries, and Windows API, and couldnt find anything. There are tools out there but theyre not free.

Does Ranorex have any screen text capture capability ?


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Post by Support Team » Mon Feb 16, 2009 10:48 am

Currently, Ranorex does not support any OCR functionality. You can get the text of a window if it's provided by the WindowText attribute or by a property if it's a Windows Forms control (see Control.GetPropertyValue method). However, you can't get the text from a control if the text is simply drawn and not accessible in any other way.

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