Copy Text From OS Elements And Dialog Boxes With GetWindowText Share
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Creating text lists of folder names can be a very tedious task if you type the name of each folder manually, especially if the number of folders that need to be listed down is huge. Wouldn’t it be great, if you could just grab all those names and copy them all at once? GetWindowText is a portable application that lets you grab and copy text from different dialog boxes and windows, such as Windows Explorer and error messages. It supports grabbing and copying Tree Views, List Views, All Columns from the List View & Selection fields, and can read almost all type of text including Edit, Static, Groupbox-Controls etc. The application is pretty simple to use. Just click the blue and red button in the top left corner, and drag your mouse on top of any window that you need to be read. All the contents of that window will automatically appear in main interface of the application. Release the mouse button to keep the selected lists in the application, that can then be copied to any text editor.


Click the Options button to toggle Read settings for Tree Views, List Views, All Columns From The List View and Selection Fields.

GetWindowText Options

GetWindowText works on all versions of Windows. Download GetWindowText

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