Function Reference


Sets the menu style

#include <GuiMenu.au3>
_GUICtrlMenu_SetMenuStyle ( $hMenu, $iStyle )


$hMenu Handle of the menu
$iStyle Style of the menu. It can be one or more of the following values:
    $MNS_AUTODISMISS - Menu automatically ends when mouse is outside the menu for 10 seconds
    $MNS_CHECKORBMP - The same space is reserved for the check mark and the bitmap
    $MNS_DRAGDROP - Menu items are OLE drop targets or drag sources
    $MNS_MODELESS - Menu is modeless
    $MNS_NOCHECK - No space is reserved to the left of an item for a check mark
    $MNS_NOTIFYBYPOS - Menu owner receives a WM_MENUCOMMAND message instead of a WM_COMMAND message for selections

Return Value

Success: True.
Failure: False.


$MNS_NOTIFYBYPOS is a menu header style and has no effect when applied to individual sub menus.




#include <GuiMenu.au3>


Func Example()
    Local $hWnd, $hMain, $hFile

    ; Open Notepad
    $hWnd = WinGetHandle("[CLASS:Notepad]")
    $hMain = _GUICtrlMenu_GetMenu($hWnd)
    $hFile = _GUICtrlMenu_GetItemSubMenu($hMain, 0)

    ; Get/Set File menu style
    Writeln("File menu style: 0x" & Hex(_GUICtrlMenu_GetMenuStyle($hFile)))
    _GUICtrlMenu_SetMenuStyle($hFile, $MNS_NOCHECK)
    Writeln("File menu style: 0x" & Hex(_GUICtrlMenu_GetMenuStyle($hFile)))
EndFunc   ;==>Example

; Write a line of text to Notepad
Func Writeln($sText)
    ControlSend("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", "Edit1", $sText & @CRLF)
EndFunc   ;==>Writeln