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mistykz

Not sorting a list

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Hi there, I created a list with a list of different classrooms, here's a bit of the code:

$mylist = GUICtrlCreateList("", 30, 40, 120, 283)    
    GUICtrlSetLimit(-1, 200)    
    GUICtrlSetData(-1, "Classroom 118 W")
    GUICtrlSetData(-1, "Classroom 107 W")
    GUICtrlSetData(-1, "Classroom 105 W")

When I use GuiCtrlSetData, I've been putting them in the order I want them to appear on the list. However, it's been automatically sorting them alphabetically (and thus numerically, since only the numbers are different). Is there any way around this? I really need them to be in a certain order, and the sorting somewhat ruins that :x If anyone could help or point me in the right direction, it would be greatly appreciated!

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mistykz,

The deafault styles for a List control are $LBS_SORT, $WS_BORDER, $WS_VSCROLL. So if you want an unsorted list, you need to remove the $LBS_SORT style.

The easiest way to do this is to create the List control without it: :x

$mylist = GUICtrlCreateList("", 30, 40, 120, 283, BitOR($WS_BORDER, $WS_VSCROLL))

I recommend reading the Setting Styles tutorial in the Wiki for more information on how styles work - and why you shoudl use BitOR to combine them. :P

M23


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

Spoiler

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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I didn't even know there was a wiki :x Haha, thank you! :P

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