Function Reference


_GUICtrlComboBoxEx_GetEditSel

Gets the starting and ending character positions of the current selection in the edit control of a ComboBox

#include <GuiComboBoxEx.au3>
_GUICtrlComboBoxEx_GetEditSel ( $hWnd )

Parameters

$hWnd Handle to the control

Return Value

Success: an array in the following format:
    [0] - Starting position
    [1] - Ending position
Failure: sets the @error flag to non-zero.

Remarks

If the message is sent to a ComboBox with the $CBS_DROPDOWN or $CBS_DROPDOWNLIST style the Function will fail.

Related

_GUICtrlComboBoxEx_SetEditSel

Example

#include <GuiComboBoxEx.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiImageList.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Global $g_idMemo

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hGUI, $hImage, $aSel, $hCombo

    ; Create GUI
    $hGUI = GUICreate("ComboBoxEx Get Edit Sel", 400, 300)
    $hCombo = _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_Create($hGUI, "", 2, 2, 394, 70, BitOR($CBS_SIMPLE, $WS_VSCROLL, $WS_BORDER))
    $g_idMemo = GUICtrlCreateEdit("", 2, 72, 396, 226, 0)
    GUICtrlSetFont($g_idMemo, 9, 400, 0, "Courier New")
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    $hImage = _GUIImageList_Create(16, 16, 5, 3)
    _GUIImageList_AddIcon($hImage, @SystemDir & "\shell32.dll", 110)
    _GUIImageList_AddIcon($hImage, @SystemDir & "\shell32.dll", 131)
    _GUIImageList_AddIcon($hImage, @SystemDir & "\shell32.dll", 165)
    _GUIImageList_AddIcon($hImage, @SystemDir & "\shell32.dll", 168)
    _GUIImageList_AddIcon($hImage, @SystemDir & "\shell32.dll", 137)
    _GUIImageList_AddIcon($hImage, @SystemDir & "\shell32.dll", 146)
    _GUIImageList_Add($hImage, _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_CreateSolidBitMap($hCombo, 0xFF0000, 16, 16))
    _GUIImageList_Add($hImage, _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_CreateSolidBitMap($hCombo, 0x00FF00, 16, 16))
    _GUIImageList_Add($hImage, _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_CreateSolidBitMap($hCombo, 0x0000FF, 16, 16))
    _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_SetImageList($hCombo, $hImage)

    ; Add strings
    For $x = 0 To 8
        _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_AddString($hCombo, StringFormat("%03d : Random string", Random(1, 100, 1)), $x, $x)
    Next

    ;Set Cur Sel
    _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_SetCurSel($hCombo, Random(0, 8, 1))

    ;Set Edit Sel
    _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_SetEditSel($hCombo, 0, 4)

    ;Get Edit Sel
    $aSel = _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_GetEditSel($hCombo)
    MemoWrite(StringFormat("Selected: [%d][%d]", $aSel[0], $aSel[1]))

    Do
    Until GUIGetMsg() = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
EndFunc   ;==>Example

; Write a line to the memo control
Func MemoWrite($sMessage)
    GUICtrlSetData($g_idMemo, $sMessage & @CRLF, 1)
EndFunc   ;==>MemoWrite