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Lempke

Set Controlname

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Is it possible to set a controlname for GUICtrlCreateLabel? I would like to refer to this control further in the script

I already use this:

GUICtrlCreateLabel("whatever", 10,10, 20, 50)
GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DISABLE)

But when I have more labels and I would like to adjust this one I can't use -1 anymore

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Lempke,

Just assign the ControlID to a label and use that variable to identify the control: ;)

$hLabel = GUICtrlCreateLabel("whatever", 10,10, 20, 50)

; Now you can use this later in the script
GUICtrlSetState($hLabel, $GUI_DISABLE)

GUICtrlSetData($hLabel, "Hit there!")

All clear? :)

M23


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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
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Lempke,

Just assign the ControlID to a label and use that variable to identify the control: ;)

$hLabel = GUICtrlCreateLabel("whatever", 10,10, 20, 50)

; Now you can use this later in the script
GUICtrlSetState($hLabel, $GUI_DISABLE)

GUICtrlSetData($hLabel, "Hit there!")

All clear? :)

M23

Okay, I can use that as a workarond, but that won't show up in my AutoIt Window Info under the Control Name. I think its just cleaner when I could set the control name

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Lempke,

I can use that as a workarond

I have never seen anyone use any other way of identifying variables! :)

I think its just cleaner when I could set the control name

Looking at your joining date - was that something you could do with older versions of AutoIt? And what advantage does/did it give you over the variable? ;)

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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No nothing in an older version, just curious of a way to adjust this name. AutoIt Window Info can get a value for this, it would be nice to set it as well.

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