Function Reference


_GUICtrlMenu_CalculatePopupWindowPosition

Calculates an appropriate pop-up window position

#include <GuiMenu.au3>
_GUICtrlMenu_CalculatePopupWindowPosition ( $iX, $iY, $iWidth, $iHeight [, $iFlags = 0 [, $tExclude = 0]] )

Parameters

$iX The x-coordinate, in logical units, of the specified anchor point.
$iY The y-coordinate, in logical units, of the specified anchor point.
$iWidth The width, in logical units, of the specified window.
$iHeight The height, in logical units, of the specified window.
$iFlags [optional] The flags that specify how the function positions the pop-up window horizontally and vertically.
    $TPM_CENTERALIGN
    $TPM_LEFTALIGN (Default)
    $TPM_RIGHTALIGN

    $TPM_BOTTOMALIGN
    $TPM_TOPALIGN (Default)
    $TPM_VCENTERALIGN

    $TPM_HORIZONTAL (Default)
    $TPM_VERTICAL

    $TPM_WORKAREA
$tExclude [optional] $tagRECT structure that specifies the exclude rectangle.

Return Value

Success: a $tagRECT structure that contains the pop-up window position.
Failure: sets the @error flag to non-zero, call _WinAPI_GetLastError() to get extended error information.

Remarks

This function requires Windows 7 or later.

See Also

Search CalculatePopupWindowPosition in MSDN Library.

Example

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

Local $hForm = GUICreate('Test ' & StringReplace(@ScriptName, '.au3', '()'), 400, 400)
Local $idButton = GUICtrlCreateButton('New Window', 145, 366, 110, 23)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            ExitLoop
        Case $idButton
            _PopupDlg($hForm)
    EndSwitch
WEnd

Func _PopupDlg($hParent)
    GUISetState(@SW_DISABLE, $hParent)

    Local $tPOINT = DllStructCreate($tagPOINT)
    For $i = 1 To 2
        DllStructSetData($tPOINT, $i, 0)
    Next
    _WinAPI_ClientToScreen($hParent, $tPOINT)
    Local $hDlg = GUICreate('New Window', 400, 400)
    Local $idButton = GUICtrlCreateButton('Close', 165, 366, 70, 23)
    Local $tRECT = _GUICtrlMenu_CalculatePopupWindowPosition(DllStructGetData($tPOINT, 1), DllStructGetData($tPOINT, 2), _WinAPI_GetWindowWidth($hDlg), _WinAPI_GetWindowHeight($hDlg))
    If @error Then
        MsgBox(BitOR($MB_ICONERROR, $MB_SYSTEMMODAL), 'Error', 'Require Windows 7 or later.')
        Exit
    EndIf
    WinMove($hDlg, '', DllStructGetData($tRECT, 1), DllStructGetData($tRECT, 2))
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hDlg)

    While 1
        Switch GUIGetMsg()
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, $idButton
                ExitLoop
        EndSwitch
    WEnd

    GUISetState(@SW_ENABLE, $hParent)
    GUIDelete($hDlg)
EndFunc   ;==>_PopupDlg