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Accessing/Controlling Other windows in XP

Micho Lee
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Joined: Oct 21, 2003
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Hello:
I was wondering if someone could give me some direction in leaning how to access and control other windows using a separate program. For instance, I want to be able to detect when a window taskbar button blinks (saying something happened), open that window, then capture (alt-printscreen) and print a picture of that window into a file. Can someone give me some sample code or direct me to documents that would help me do this? I�m working with Java, so java related help would be most appreciated.
Thanks a bunch in advance!
 
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