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dougmoran

List box usage

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Good day, folks. I'm new to AutoIt, and definately not an experienced software guy. I'm using AutoIt to build a GUI interface into an RFID system and am having difficulty understanding how to use lists, put display data in them, etc. I included a very simple example below of a GUI that just opens with a list box and displays a count and then closes. When I run the script the list works fine until the count exceeds the size of the box when the scroll bar appears. Then the counts start to write over themselves. I want it to just keep counting down the scroll bar in order.

Are there any tutorials you can point me to to help figure this out?

GUICreate("My GUI")
$mylist=GUICtrlCreateList("", 30, 30, 100, 100)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)


Dim $i=0


While $i < 15
   GUICtrlSetData($mylist,$i)
   $i=$i+1
   sleep(1000)
Wend

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Actually, this is not to do with the dimensions of the list control, and the items aren't rewriting themselves. When the count ($i) reaches 10, it gets inserted after the 1. I'm sorry I can't really help you here, but what you think is happening, isn't. There is a $LBS_SORT style (which sorts the list alphabetically) defined by default, and I'm not sure how to disable that. Probably by defining another style or styles?


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dougmoran,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

I suggest taking a look at the Setting Styles tutorial in the Wiki. This will show you how to remove the $LBS_SORT style from your ListBox - and a few other things as well. :)

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'll be taking a look at that too, M23. Thanks.


- Bruce /*somdcomputerguy */  If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

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