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hi is there anyway to disable a item in the combobox so it is greayed out so you cant click it?

i tryed GUICtrlSetState($ComboBox,$GUI_DISABLE) but that disables the hole combobox anyway to just disable one item?

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I do not believe that is possible. :)

However, as it is really easy to set the data in a combo, you can easily remove/reinsert the item you do not want. Here is a short example where a single item is removed from and then reinserted in the list.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

Global $aArray[4] = ["zero", "one", "two", "three"]

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)

$hCombo = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 10, 10, 200, 20)



ConsoleWrite("Removing two" & @CRLF)


ConsoleWrite("Reinserting two" & @CRLF)

While 1

    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE


Func _Load_Combo($iIndex = -1)

    Local $sString = "|"
    For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray) - 1
        If $i <> $iIndex Then $sString &= $aArray[$i] & "|"
    GUICtrlSetData($hCombo, $sString)


I hope it helps. :(


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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Using HTML it is possible to disable certain lines in the combo box on the web. This makes showing trees like


possible, and only allowing the user to select the leafs. Are we to believe that a browser can create a control on a webpage better than AutoIt? :)

Creating 'unselectable' lines really helps with the organization of long combo lists. Perhaps AutoIt v4 will have this.

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