January 31st, 2012, 01:05 PM
Set Text In Another Application's Dialog Box?
Trader Work Station forces you to set a time at which the application will close each day. Shortly before the close time the below Window pops up:
At this point you can change the exit time to 1minute before the current time to avoid the forced exit.
I wanted to automate this process so tried the following code:
Unfortunately this sets the title of the window to "05:30" rather than the contents of the edit box. Clearly I need the handle of the edit control rather than the window, but I'm not sure how to get this. Things are made more complicated by the fact that TWS is a Java application.
CWnd* pWnd = CWnd::FindWindow(NULL, "DU79106 Exit Session Setting (Simulated Trading)");
pWnd->SendMessage(WM_SETTEXT, 0, LPARAM("05:30"));
Is it possible to send text to the edit control of this dialog box? If so how cold it be done?
Thanks in advance for any advice you can offer.
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