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Change Window Title

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Dukane, Jul 15, 2018.

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  1. Dukane

    Dukane Thread Starter

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    Inside a command prompt window (cmd.exe) changing the title is very simple:

    Title Any Chosen Name

    Here are a couple of applets that will change the title name for any visible window:

    https://www.murgee.com/window-title-changer/
    https://sourceforge.net/projects/windowtitle/

    I need an applet with command support. I don't want to open a new window to change
    the title of another window.

    Just to be clear, I'm not trying to permanently change a window title. The title change
    should be temporary, only when a window is visible.

    It seems like there should be a command line app that changes a window title. I've
    googled variations on words like "command support change window title." Can't
    find anything.
     
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    I do not understand why some one would want to do this?
     
  3. Dukane

    Dukane Thread Starter

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    I create complex scripts that open and close windows, apps, services, etc.

    When many windows are open with similar or identical titles, the script must be carefully
    constructed using a zillion boolean operators (like and, or, not). A command supported app
    that can temporarily change window titles would be enormously helpful.

    These scripts from AutoHotKey and Stack Overflow will do the job:

    https://autohotkey.com/docs/commands/WinSetTitle.htm

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions...unching-from-command-prompt/39033389#39033389
     
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    OK if that works for you, I just never have that many windows open that I can not see what they are.
     
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