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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.WindowHotspotInfo

Name WindowHotspotInfo
Type Method
Summary Returns information about a hotspot
Prototype VARIANT WindowHotspotInfo(BSTR WindowName, BSTR HotspotId, long InfoType);

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This returns information about a hotspot. You need to specify the name of the miniwindow, and the hotspot id you used when creating the hotspot.

WindowName - the name of an existing miniwindow.

HotspotId - the hotspot id you used when you created the hotspot.

InfoType - the information you want:

1: Rectangle: Left
2: Rectangle: Top
3: Rectangle: Right
4: Rectangle: Bottom
5: MouseOver function name
6: CancelMouseOver function name
7: MouseDown function name
8: CancelMouseDown function name
9: MouseUp function name
10: TooltipText
11: Cursor
12: Flags
13: MoveCallback function name (from DragHandler call)
14: ReleaseCallback function name (from DragHandler call)
15: DragHandler flags (from DragHandler call)

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Note: Available in version 4.34 onwards.

Lua example
WindowHotspotInfo(win, "hs1", 5)
Lua notes
Lua returns nil instead of a NULL or EMPTY variant.
Returns The specified information about the hotspot, as described above.
An EMPTY variant, if the hotspot does not exist.
A NULL variant if the InfoType is not a valid type.
Introduced in version 4.34

See also ...

Function Description
WindowAddHotspot Adds a hotspot to a miniwindow
WindowCreate Creates a miniwindow
WindowDeleteAllHotspots Deletes all hotspots from a miniwindow
WindowDeleteHotspot Deletes a hotspot from a miniwindow
WindowHotspotList Lists all hotspots installed into a miniwindow

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