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Get's the title of the window designated by the WindowRef.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Window 1.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Window.GetTitle"; WindowRef )   More


Parameter Description Example
WindowRef Window Reference is the unique OS level window ID. You can obtain this by using the Window.FindByTitle or Window.FindByIndex functions. Pass zero to access the frontmost window. 0


Get's the title of the window designated by the WindowRef.
The WindowRef is returned by either Window.FindByTitle or Window.FindByIndex. Although it works on both platforms it was added specifically for Windows, where it can be used to get the the Name of the Application Window.


Query title of front window:

MBS( "Window.GetTitle"; 0 )

Find names of all visible windows:

    // query window list
    list = MBS( "Window.List" );
    titles = ""
// loop over window list
ValueCount(list ) > 1;
    window = GetValue(list; 1);
    visible = MBS("Window.IsVisible"; window);
    title = MBS("Window.GetTitle"; window);
    titles = If(visible; titles & title & ¶; titles);
    // next
    list = MiddleValues ( list ; 2; ValueCount(list )-1 )
]; titles )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 10th August 2023

Window.GetTag - Window.GetTitleVisible