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I have a question that I can not find online or in the help file.

Say I have a Guictrlcreatelist that is a certain height and width, the items in the list are longer than the width of the list itself so only part of it shows up. If I highlight the item, how do I make it so that it the highlighted thing expands showing the entire contents, perhaps in a tool tip?

I found a post by Siao and he posted something similar about using MouseOver:


    Local $aCI = GUIGetCursorInfo(), $aCtrlPos, $x, $sText = ""
    If @error Or $aCI[4] <> $List1 Then Return GUICtrlSetData($Input2, $sText)
    $aCtrlPos = ControlGetPos(@GUI_WinHandle, "", $aCI[4])
    $x = _GUICtrlListBox_ItemFromPoint($aCI[4], $aCI[0]-$aCtrlPos[0], $aCI[1]-$aCtrlPos[1])
    If $x > -1 Then $sText = _GUICtrlListBox_GetText($aCI[4], $x)
    GUICtrlSetData($Input2, $sText)

I can change it so that it shows a tooltip instead of changing $Input2's data, but I can't use any of the other buttons on my form1. But if I turn off Opt("GUIOnEventMode", 1) all my GUI buttons work again.

So I guess there's really two questions here:

1)How do I make something that's in a list expand in perhaps tooltip form when I select it/mouse over it. Or if there is no such option:

2)How come when I turn on Opt("GUIOnEventMode", 1) my gui Buttons no longer work? I mean the post by Siao works perfectly for my purposes, but it just disables every button I created so.. that defeats the purpose.

Thanks for your help!

Edited by lbrtdy

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Ibrtdy, I have faced the same problem, but I've solved with a gui: when an item in the list is double-clicked, it opens a gui with info from the other columns. Maybe this is useful to you. And also Melba's GuiExtender.


Edited by taietel

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