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I'm running AutoIt Consider the following program:

#include <GUIConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

$MainForm = GUICreate("Why doesn't this work",200,100)  ;747, 574, 413, 136)
GUICtrlCreateInput("", 17, 40, 100, 24, 0)
$Buttonhelp = GUICtrlCreateButton("Help", 50, 3, 75, 22, $WS_GROUP)
GUICtrlSetColor(-1, 0x000000)  ;If I comment out this line, it works


AutoItSetOption("GUIOnEventMode", 1)
GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "AllDone")
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($Buttonhelp, "HelpMe")

While 1

Func HelpMe()
    MsgBox(0, "Help", "Why does this keep triggering?", 1)

Func AllDone()

As it stands, if I click the Help button, and then type something in the Input and press Enter, the HelpMe event triggers every time.

But if I comment out the GUICtrlSetColor, this does not happen. Any ideas?

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Welcome to the AutoIt forum. ;)

Buttons using GUICtrlSetColor/BkColor trapping "Enter" is a known bug and will not be fixed - these are Valik's comments in Trak:

"I'm just going to set this as won't fix. I do not agree with any way to fix this short of writing the GUI from scratch and not even including custom colors (it should have never been built-in in the first place)"

So I am afraid you are stuck with it if you want to have coloured buttons. :evil:


Edit: The bug ticket is here if you are interested.

Edited by Melba23

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