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Module Code

Option Explicit

Public Type ProcData
    AppHwnd As Long
    title As String
    Placement As String
    Left As Long
    Top As Long
    Right As Long
    Bottom As Long
End Type

Declare Function EnumWindows Lib "user32" (ByVal lpEnumFunc As _
Any, ByVal lParam As Long) As Long

Private Declare Function GetWindowText Lib "user32" Alias "GetWindowTextA" _
(ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal lpString As String, ByVal cch As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function GetWindow Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As _
Long, ByVal wCmd As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function FindWindow Lib "user32" Alias "FindWindowA" (ByVal _
lpClassName As String, ByVal lpWindowName As String) As Long
Private Declare Function GetClassName Lib "user32" Alias "GetClassNameA" (ByVal _
hwnd As Long, ByVal lpClassName As String, ByVal nMaxCount As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function SendMessage Lib "user32" Alias "SendMessageA" (ByVal _
hwnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, lParam As Any) As Long

Private Const WM_GETTEXT = &HD

Private Const GW_CHILD = 5
Private Const GW_HWNDNEXT = 2
Private Const GW_HWNDFIRST = 0
' ***********************************************
' If this window is of the Edit class, return
' its contents. Otherwise search its children
' for an Edit object.
' ***********************************************

Public Function EditInfo(window_hwnd As Long) As String
Dim txt As String
Dim buf As String
Dim buflen As Long
Dim child_hwnd As Long
Dim children() As Long
Dim num_children As Integer
Dim i As Integer

    ' Get the class name.
    buflen = 256
    buf = Space$(buflen - 1)
    buflen = GetClassName(window_hwnd, buf, buflen)
    buf = Left$(buf, buflen)
    ' See if we found an Edit object.
If buf = "Edit" Then
        EditInfo = WindowText(window_hwnd)
        Exit Function
    End If
    ' It's not an Edit object. Search the children.
    ' Make a list of the child windows.

    num_children = 0
    child_hwnd = GetWindow(window_hwnd, GW_CHILD)
    Do While child_hwnd <> 0
        num_children = num_children + 1
        ReDim Preserve children(1 To num_children)
        children(num_children) = child_hwnd      
        child_hwnd = GetWindow(child_hwnd, GW_HWNDNEXT)
    ' Get information on the child windows.
    For i = 1 To num_children
        txt = EditInfo(children(i))
        If txt <> "" Then Exit For
    Next i

    EditInfo = txt
End Function
' ************************************************
' Return the text associated with the window.
' ************************************************

Public Function WindowText(window_hwnd As Long) As String
Dim txtlen As Long
Dim txt As String

    WindowText = ""
    If window_hwnd = 0 Then Exit Function
    txtlen = SendMessage(window_hwnd, WM_GETTEXTLENGTH, 0, 0)
    If txtlen = 0 Then Exit Function
    txtlen = txtlen + 1
    txt = Space$(txtlen)
    txtlen = SendMessage(window_hwnd, WM_GETTEXT, txtlen, ByVal txt)
    WindowText = Left$(txt, txtlen)
End Function

Public Function EnumProc(ByVal app_hwnd As Long, ByVal lParam As Long) As Boolean
Dim buf As String * 1024
Dim title As String
Dim length As Long

    ' Get the window's title.
    length = GetWindowText(app_hwnd, buf, Len(buf))
    title = Left$(buf, length)

    ' this exaple will search for Internet Explorer URL. To search for Netscape URL
    ' replace  " - Microsoft Internet Explorer" with " - Netscape".

    If Right$(title, 30) = " - Microsoft Internet Explorer" Then
        ' This is it. Find the ComboBox information.
Form1.Label1 = EditInfo(app_hwnd)

        ' Stop searching.
        EnumProc = 0
        ' Continue searching til find it.
        EnumProc = 1
    End If
End Function

Form Code

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    Label1.Caption = ""
    EnumWindows AddressOf EnumProc, 0
End Sub

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