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How to disable GUI control dotted border
Bester posted a topic in AutoIt GUI Help and SupportHello there, after i updated to the newest version of Autoit, every GUI control (buttons, checkboxes, radiobuttons, etc. ) that is currently focused has a dotted border (sorry, dont know the proper name) around it, and i don`t know how to disable it. I have tried setting exStyle of GUICreate to 0, that worked for one run and then it was back. I have tried setting style of GUICreate to 0, didn`t help at all. Am i missing something very obvious here? Please do help, it`s driving me crazy Thanks
Hello all.. I am working on a client server application, and part of the client application is to create color borders on the screen, while the script is performing various tasks. So far, I am using the following method: #include <WinAPI.au3> Border(0xFFFF00) sleep(10000) func border($color) _WinAPI_DrawRect(0,0, @DesktopWidth, @DesktopHeight, $color) _WinAPI_DrawRect(1,1, @DesktopWidth -1, @DesktopHeight -1, $color) _WinAPI_DrawRect(2,2, @DesktopWidth -2, @DesktopHeight -2, $color) _WinAPI_DrawRect(3,3, @DesktopWidth -3, @DesktopHeight -3, $color) endfunc Func _WinAPI_DrawRect($start_x, $start_y, $iWidth, $iHeight, $iColor) Local $hDC = _WinAPI_GetWindowDC(0) ; DC of entire screen (desktop) Local $tRect = DllStructCreate($tagRECT) DllStructSetData($tRect, 1, $start_x) DllStructSetData($tRect, 2, $start_y) DllStructSetData($tRect, 3, $iWidth) DllStructSetData($tRect, 4, $iHeight) Local $hBrush = _WinAPI_CreateSolidBrush($iColor) _WinAPI_FrameRect($hDC, DllStructGetPtr($tRect), $hBrush) ; clear resources _WinAPI_DeleteObject($hBrush) _WinAPI_ReleaseDC(0, $hDC) EndFunc ;==>_WinAPI_DrawRect The above code should turn your screen border yellow (0xFFFF00) for about 10 seconds.. The first issue is, it doesn't turn yellow, it turns Cyan... The second problem is, Windows redraws the screen frequently, so if anything is drawn over the border, it goes away, unless I either AdlibRegister to call the draw every few seconds, OR just have it call during the while loop. Is there a simple way I can create a good screen border, maybe as a transparent GUI that still lets users click on areas of the screen without the gui being in the way? Or is there a simple method to make that border on the screen (which will change color depending on the current state of the script) that is not effected by the windows screen redraw? thanks in advance!!