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jWalker

Hey!

Is it possible to let a GUI slide in from the right bounds of the desktop?

I am making a settings-GUI where all necessary settings can easily be done in one window

When my mouse reaches a zone on the right of my desktop, a GUI should slide in...

I achieved this some time ago with a single control of a GUI... GUICtrlSetPos; But there is no GUISetPos Function...

Can i achieve this in any other way?

Or do you know better ways to bring this GUI to my screen?

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Kip

I achieved this some time ago with a single control of a GUI... GUICtrlSetPos; But there is no GUISetPos Function...

No, but there is WinMove. Just pass the window handle returned from GUICreate as the first parameter, and leave the second one empty.

Like this:

WinMove($hWnd, "", $x, $y)

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jWalker

Thanks mat!

This fade in style is very cool!

no need to roll it in anymore :graduated:

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