Function Reference


_GUICtrlMenu_TrackPopupMenu

Displays a shortcut menu at the specified location

#include <GuiMenu.au3>
_GUICtrlMenu_TrackPopupMenu ( $hMenu, $hWnd [, $iX = -1 [, $iY = -1 [, $iAlignX = 1 [, $iAlignY = 1 [, $iNotify = 0 [, $iButtons = 0]]]]]] )

Parameters

$hMenu Handle to the shortcut menu to be displayed
$hWnd Handle to the window that owns the shortcut menu
$iX [optional] Specifies the horizontal location of the shortcut menu, in screen coordinates.
If this is -1, the current mouse position is used.
$iY [optional] Specifies the vertical location of the shortcut menu, in screen coordinates.
If this is -1, the current mouse position is used.
$iAlignX [optional] Specifies how to position the menu horizontally:
    0 - Center the menu horizontally relative to $iX
    1 - Position the menu so that its left side is aligned with $iX
    2 - Position the menu so that its right side is aligned with $iX
$iAlignY [optional] Specifies how to position the menu vertically:
    0 - Position the menu so that its bottom side is aligned with $iY
    1 - Position the menu so that its top side is aligned with $iY
    2 - Center the menu vertically relative to $iY
$iNotify [optional] Use to determine the selection withouta parent window:
    1 - Do not send notification messages
    2 - Return the menu item identifier of the user's selection
$iButtons [optional] Mouse button the shortcut menu tracks:
    0 - The user can select items with only the left mouse button
    1 - The user can select items with both left and right buttons

Return Value

Success: If $iNotify is set to 2, the return value is the menu item identifier of the item that the user selected. If the user cancels the menu without making a selection or if an error occurs, then the return value is zero. If $iNotify is not set to 2, the return value is 1.
Failure: 0.

See Also

Search TrackPopupMenu in MSDN Library.

Example

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiMenu.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Global Enum $e_idOpen = 1000, $e_idSave, $e_idInfo

Example()

Func Example()
    ; Create GUI
    GUICreate("Menu", 400, 300)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    ; Register message handlers
    GUIRegisterMsg($WM_COMMAND, "WM_COMMAND")
    GUIRegisterMsg($WM_CONTEXTMENU, "WM_CONTEXTMENU")

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

; Handle WM_COMMAND messages
Func WM_COMMAND($hWnd, $iMsg, $wParam, $lParam)
    #forceref $hWnd, $iMsg, $lParam
    Switch $wParam
        Case $e_idOpen
            _WinAPI_ShowMsg("Open")
        Case $e_idSave
            _WinAPI_ShowMsg("Save")
        Case $e_idInfo
            _WinAPI_ShowMsg("Info")
    EndSwitch
EndFunc   ;==>WM_COMMAND

; Handle WM_CONTEXTMENU messages
Func WM_CONTEXTMENU($hWnd, $iMsg, $wParam, $lParam)
    #forceref $hWnd, $iMsg, $lParam
    Local $hMenu

    $hMenu = _GUICtrlMenu_CreatePopup()
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hMenu, 0, "Open", $e_idOpen)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hMenu, 1, "Save", $e_idSave)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hMenu, 3, "", 0)
    _GUICtrlMenu_InsertMenuItem($hMenu, 3, "Info", $e_idInfo)
    _GUICtrlMenu_TrackPopupMenu($hMenu, $wParam)
    _GUICtrlMenu_DestroyMenu($hMenu)
    Return True
EndFunc   ;==>WM_CONTEXTMENU