Function Reference


_GUICtrlMenu_FindItem

Retrieves a menu item based on it's text

#include <GuiMenu.au3>
_GUICtrlMenu_FindItem ( $hMenu, $sText [, $bInStr = False [, $iStart = 0]] )

Parameters

$hMenu Menu handle
$sText Text to search for
$bInStr [optional] If True, the text can be anywhere in the item's text.
$iStart [optional] Item to start searching from

Return Value

Success: the 0-based index of the first item that contains the text.
Failure: -1.

Remarks

The search is case insensitive.

Example

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

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hGUI, $hFile, $hEdit, $hHelp, $hMain, $iIndex
    Local Enum $e_idNew = 1000, $e_idOpen, $e_idSave, $e_idExit, $e_idCut, $e_idCopy, $e_idPaste, $e_idAbout

    ; Create GUI
    $hGUI = GUICreate("Menu", 400, 300)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    ; Create File menu
    $hFile = _GUICtrlMenu_CreateMenu()
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hFile, 0, "&New", $e_idNew)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hFile, 1, "&Open", $e_idOpen)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hFile, 2, "&Save", $e_idSave)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hFile, 3, "", 0)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hFile, 4, "E&xit", $e_idExit)

    ; Create Edit menu
    $hEdit = _GUICtrlMenu_CreateMenu()
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hEdit, 0, "&Cut", $e_idCut)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hEdit, 1, "C&opy", $e_idCopy)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hEdit, 2, "&Paste", $e_idPaste)

    ; Create Help menu
    $hHelp = _GUICtrlMenu_CreateMenu()
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hHelp, 0, "&About", $e_idAbout)

    ; Create Main menu
    $hMain = _GUICtrlMenu_CreateMenu()
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hMain, 0, "&File", 0, $hFile)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hMain, 1, "&Edit", 0, $hEdit)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hMain, 2, "&Help", 0, $hHelp)

    ; Set window menu
    _GUICtrlMenu_SetMenu($hGUI, $hMain)

    ; Click Help menu item
    $iIndex = _GUICtrlMenu_FindItem($hMain, "Help")
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Information", "Index for Help Menu: " & $iIndex)

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