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Tony567

Auto-Updating GUI

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Hello guys, so this is my first code. I'm making an application starter that starts different applications and has english and spanish languages as you can see in my code:

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
Opt("MustDeclareVars",1)
Global $Button1
Global $Button2
Global $Button3
Global $Button3t
Global $Button4
Global $Button4t
Global $Button5
Global $Button5t
Global $Button6
Global $Button6t
Global $Form1
Global $Label1
Global $Label1t
Global $Label2
Global $Label2t
Global $Label3
Global $Label3t
Global $nMsg
$Button3t = "Calculator"
$Button4t = "Notepad"
$Button5t = "Paint"
$Button6t = "Magnifier"
$Label1t = "Tony's Application Starter"
$Label2t = "More Features coming soon!"
$Label3t = "Current Language is English"
#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
$Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 450, 303, 192, 124)
GUISetBkColor(0xFFFF00)
$Label1 = GUICtrlCreateLabel($Label1t, 16, 8, 411, 42)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 25, 800, 0, "Arial")
$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("English", 96, 80, 105, 33)
$Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Español", 256, 80, 105, 33)
$Button3 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Button3t, 80, 128, 121, 41)
$Button4 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Button4t, 256, 128, 121, 41)
$Button5 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Button5t, 80, 192, 121, 41)
$Button6 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Button6t, 256, 192, 121, 41)
$Label2 = GUICtrlCreateLabel($Label2t, 48, 248, 352, 36)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 20, 400, 0, "Arial")
$Label3 = GUICtrlCreateLabel($Label3t, 96, 48, 242, 28)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 16, 400, 0, "MS Sans Serif")
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###
While 1
$nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
Switch $nMsg
  Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
   Exit
EndSwitch
If $nMsg = $Button1 Then Button1()
If $nMsg = $Button2 Then Button2()
If $nMsg = $Button3 Then Button3()
If $nMsg = $Button4 Then Button4()
If $nMsg = $Button5 Then Button5()
If $nMsg = $Button6 Then Button6()
WEnd

Func Button1()
$Button3t = "Calculator"
$Button4t = "Notepad"
$Button5t = "Paint"
$Button6t = "Magnifier"
$Label1t = "Tony's Application Starter"
$Label2t = "More Features coming soon!"
$Label3t = "Current Language is English"
EndFunc
Func Button2()
$Button3t = "Calculadora"
$Button4t = "Bloc"
$Button5t = "Pintura"
$Button6t = "Lupa"
$Label1t = "Arranque de Tony Aplicación"
$Label2t = "Más Novedades Pronto!"
$Label3t = "El Idioma Es Actual Español"
EndFunc
Func Button3()
Run ( "cmd /c start %windir%\system32\calc.exe", "", @SW_HIDE )
EndFunc
Func Button4()
Run ( "cmd /c start %windir%\system32\notepad.exe", "", @SW_HIDE )
EndFunc
Func Button5()
Run ( "cmd /c start %windir%\system32\mspaint.exe", "", @SW_HIDE )
EndFunc
Func Button6()
Run ( "cmd /c start %windir%\system32\magnify.exe", "", @SW_HIDE )
EndFunc

Well my problem is that when i press the spanish button (button2), the variables change but the gui doesnt update any of the buttons/labels. any help please?

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You aren't changing the information on the controls, just the value of the variable used to initially create it. You need to, for example, use GUICtrlSetData($Button3, "Calculadora") instead of changing the value in the variable.


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Ok thank you! That fixed my problem

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