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Catch Highlighted line on Extra screen

Catch Highlighted line on Extra screen

Catch Highlighted line on Extra screen

My first post, ever!

trying not to give away business property, I am using excel vba macro to attachmate EXTRA screen.

Result of code below is if the data (dataMatch) is found on the screen ("FD FIND"), the rows (row 2 - 23) are HIGHLIGHTED on the screen. For the screens I am working with, I expect only one row to be highlighted (or none).
How can I capture the line on the screen that is HIGHTLIGHTED (or multilple highlighted rows, for future reference) so that I can use Mid or Trim to extract specific data on that highlighted line?

The row/column indicator remains 01/03 where the command was put to do the FIND.

Currently I am using Do Loop to look at each row for a match of dataMatch.

Call sys.SendKeys("FD FIND " & dataMatch)
Call sys.SendKeys("<ENTER>")
sys.Wait = 200

RE: Catch Highlighted line on Extra screen


So your "highlight" could be a used generated SELECTION that appears as highlighted, or it could be a programmed highlight of some flavor (some shaded background).

So what are we looking at?

RE: Catch Highlighted line on Extra screen


...user generated SELECTION...

RE: Catch Highlighted line on Extra screen

Sorry for the delay. I got pulled away from this optional project.

My screen colors are black background, green protected and yellow enterable (line 1). When I do a "find", the found match is white.

RE: Catch Highlighted line on Extra screen

I never did anything like this on a screen.

I'm retired and have no access to the Extra VB HELP file to determine if there is a Selection object or method.

That's where I'd start looking, in HELP.

RE: Catch Highlighted line on Extra screen

Hello all! I' m new to this forum and I have the same problem. The find command is essential for the kind of work I do, and having a macro that can detect a resulting highlighted row, placing the cursor before it could help me greatly in automating a lot of things I am requested to do.
Thank you very much.

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