Function Reference


_GUICtrlEdit_GetText

Get the text from the edit control

#include <GuiEdit.au3>
_GUICtrlEdit_GetText ( $hWnd )

Parameters

$hWnd Control ID/Handle to the control

Return Value

Success: a string from the edit control.
Failure: an empty string.

Related

_GUICtrlEdit_AppendText, _GUICtrlEdit_GetTextLen, _GUICtrlEdit_SetText

Example

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiEdit.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $idEdit

    ; Create GUI
    GUICreate("Edit Get Text", 400, 300)
    $idEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("", 2, 2, 394, 268)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    ; Set Text
    _GUICtrlEdit_SetText($idEdit, "This is a test" & @CRLF & "Another Line" & @CRLF & "Append to the end?")

    ; Get Text
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Information", _GUICtrlEdit_GetText($idEdit))

    ; Loop until the user exits.
    Do
    Until GUIGetMsg() = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
    GUIDelete()
EndFunc   ;==>Example