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GUICtrlSetResizing for _GUICtrlRichEdit does not work?

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Hi everybody,

I do use a _GUICtrlRichEdit-Control in my script. The GUI is resizeable and the RichEdit-control should always fill out the GUI-clientsize. I tried it by using

GUICtrlSetResizing($hRichEdit, $GUI_DOCKAUTO)
but that doesn't seem to work.

See this example code from the helpfile expanded by an editfield which resizes correctly. Why isn't the RichEdit-control behave like the edit-field?

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Parameters= -d -w 1 -w 2 -w 3 -w 4 -w 5 -w 6
#include <GuiRichEdit.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>


Func Main()
    Local $hGui, $hRichEdit, $iMsg
    $hGui = GUICreate("Example (" & StringTrimRight(@ScriptName,4) &")", 320, 350, -1, -1, BitOr($WS_SIZEBOX, $WS_SYSMENU))
    $hRichEdit = _GUICtrlRichEdit_Create($hGui, "This is a test.", 10, 10, 300, 220, BitOR($ES_MULTILINE, $WS_VSCROLL, $ES_AUTOVSCROLL))
    GUICtrlSetResizing($hRichEdit, $GUI_DOCKAUTO)
    $Edit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("This is a edit field", 10, 240, 300, 80)
    _GUICtrlRichEdit_AppendText($hRichEdit, @CR & "This is more text")

    While True
        $iMsg = GUIGetMsg()
            Case $iMsg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
EndFunc   ;==>Main

At the moment I use the GUI-message-loop checking the GUI-Size and change the richedit-size if required as a workaround. But this is a very dirty workaround because during the resizing process (while dragging a border of the GUI) the richedit control doesn't yet change the size. It will be done after the resizing process is finished.... ugly...


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The RichEdit is not a native AutoIt-Control, so GUICtrlSetResizing won't work. You have to resize it on your own in a function called on WM_ENTERSIZEMOVE, WM_EXITSIZEMOVE, WM_SIZE or WM_SIZING via GUIREgisterMsg. Alternatively you can use the GUIGetMsg-Event $GUI_EVENT_RESIZED

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Ahh, I see.

Perfect. Thank you! - That works like a charm.


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