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hlstriker

Copy From Input Field

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Hi, i'm new to AutoIt and these Forums.

I am creating a GUI and...

Here is what I am trying to do in this order:

1.) Someone enters text into an Input field.

2.) Push a copy button, and it copies the text from the input field to the clipboard.

Really that's about it :( I'm just trying to get the hang of AutoIt for now, I thought you all might be able to help me with this. I have been trying things for awhile now and can't seem to get it. I can do things like creating buttons and input fields and stuff, I just can't get the copy from the input field.

Thanks.

-Andrew

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Function Reference

GUICtrlCreateInput

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Creates an Input control for the GUI

Function Reference

ClipPut

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Writes text to the clipboard.

ClipPut ( "value" )

Example

#include <GUIConstants.au3>

GUICreate(" My GUI input acceptfile", 320,120, @DesktopWidth/2-160, @DesktopHeight/2-45, -1, 0x00000018); WS_EX_ACCEPTFILES
$file = GUICtrlCreateInput ( "", 10,  5, 300, 20)
GUICtrlSetState(-1,$GUI_ACCEPTFILES)
GUICtrlCreateInput ("", 10,  35, 300, 20) ; will not accept drag&drop files
$btn = GUICtrlCreateButton ("Ok", 40,  75, 60, 20)

GUISetState () 

$msg = 0
While $msg <> $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
       $msg = GUIGetMsg()
       Select
           Case $msg = $btn
               exitloop
       EndSelect
Wend

;MsgBox (4096, "drag drop file", GUICtrlRead($file))
clipput(GUICtrlRead($file)); this part added.
Edited by scriptkitty

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