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Hello Autoit Wizards, can you please help me with this GUI i am trying to create? Essentially I have 4 GUI's that already exist. What I am trying to do here is create a GUI that has a dropdown box with all the names of the 4 GUIs and when a user selects the name, it opens the corresponding GUI. I scowered the help file and couldnt find much that I could understand. Heres what I have so far.

#include <ComboConstants.au3>

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=

$Form1 = GUICreate("Test", 613, 431, 192, 132)

$Combo1 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("Combo1", 120, 32, 385, 25, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWN,$CBS_AUTOHSCROLL))

GUICtrlSetData(-1, "script1|script2|script3|script4")

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###

While 1

$nMsg = GUIGetMsg()

Switch $nMsg

Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE

Exit

Case $Combo1

EndSwitch

WEnd

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Create a button to process the request to access the new GUI. When the button is pressed, setup a switch/case for the button function with the GUICtrlRead() input of the combobox as the switch, and the other GUI names as your cases. Then setup functions for the other GUI creations.

EDIT: And round out your GUI size to 'flatter' numbers. It gets really annoying once you start trying to line up controls having a width of 613 =/

$GUI_Main = GUICreate("Test", 613, 431, 192, 132)
$sGuiSelect = GUICtrlCreateCombo("Select GUI", 120, 32, 385, 25, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWN,$CBS_AUTOHSCROLL))
$bProcess = GUICtrlCreateButton("Process", 500, 380, 100, 40)
GUICtrlSetData($sGuiSelect, "script1|script2|script3|script4")
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
    Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
        Exit
    Case $bProcess
      _Select_Gui(GUICtrlRead($sGuiSelect))
EndSwitch
WEnd
Exit

Func _Select_Gui($sData)
    Switch $sData
        Case "script1"        
            _script1()
        Case "script2"
            _script2()
        Case "script3"
            _script3()
        Case "script4"
            _script4()
     EndSwitch
EndFunc

etc...
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#include <ComboConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

#region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
$Form1 = GUICreate("Test", 613, 431, 192, 132)
$Combo1 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("script1", 120, 32, 385, 25, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWNLIST, $CBS_AUTOHSCROLL))
GUICtrlSetData(-1, "script1|script2|script3|script4", "script1")
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
#endregion ### END Koda GUI section ###

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $Combo1
            Switch GUICtrlRead($Combo1)
                Case 'script1'
                    MsgBox(0,'','script1')
                Case 'script2'
                    MsgBox(0,'','script2')
                Case 'script3'
                    MsgBox(0,'','script3')
                Case 'script4'
                    MsgBox(0,'','script4')
            EndSwitch
    EndSwitch
WEnd

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Round($aInfo[0].Width, 0) : $aInfo[0].Width $aSize[1] = $bRound ? 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While 1 Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE GUIDelete() Return Case $bttnArrayShow _ArrayDisplay($g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX, "$g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX") Case $bttnStrMore $iLorem += 5 Example_LoremStr($iLorem, $sLorem, $a_idCombo, $idLorem) Case $bttnStrLess $iLorem -= 5 Example_LoremStr($iLorem, $sLorem, $a_idCombo, $idLorem) EndSwitch WEnd EndFunc ;==>Example Func Example_FillTheCombo(ByRef $idComboCtrl) GUICtrlSetData($idComboCtrl, "") _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($idComboCtrl, "something") _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($idComboCtrl, "something else") _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($idComboCtrl, "blah, blah, blah, blah") _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($idComboCtrl, "Lorem will change") Local $a = _GUICtrlComboBox_GetListArray($idComboCtrl) GUICtrlSetData($idComboCtrl, $a[1]) EndFunc ;==>Example_FillTheCombo Func Example_LoremStr(ByRef $iLorem, ByRef $sLorem, ByRef $a_idCombo, ByRef $idLorem) Local Static $s = "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit, sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore magna aliquam erat volutpat." $s &= " Ut wisi enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exerci tation ullamcorper suscipit lobortis nisl ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat." Local Static $i = 5, $a = StringSplit($s, " ") If $iLorem < 1 Then $iLorem = 1 If $iLorem > $a[0] Then $iLorem = $a[0] Local $x, $iLastEntry $sLorem = "" GUICtrlSetData($idLorem, $iLorem & ' words') For $x = 1 To $iLorem $sLorem &= $a[$x] & " " Next For $x = 1 To $a_idCombo[0] $iLastEntry = _GUICtrlComboBox_GetCount($a_idCombo[$x]) - 1 _GUICtrlComboBox_DeleteString($a_idCombo[$x], $iLastEntry) _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($a_idCombo[$x], $sLorem) Next EndFunc ;==>Example_LoremStr new in v0.0.0.5: auto size the dropdown.
    • kcvinu
      By kcvinu
      Hi all,
      How can i get notified when user clicks on a combo box's edit area ? This is my code so far. 
      #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <WindowsConstants.au3> #include <Constants.au3> #include <ComboConstants.au3> #include <ListBoxConstants.au3> Global $btn ; creates a window Global $Window_0 = GUICreate("My Window", 800, 500, -1, -1, BitOR($WS_SIZEBOX, $WS_MINIMIZEBOX, $WS_MAXIMIZEBOX)) $btn = GUICtrlCreateButton("Click Me", 50, 50, 120, 50) Global $cmb = GUICtrlCreateCombo("Sample", 50, 150, 300, 50) GUICtrlSetFont(-1,12,400) Global $lstbx = GUICtrlCreateList("FirstItem", 400,50, 200, 300) GUICtrlSetFont(-1,12,400) GUIRegisterMsg($WM_COMMAND, "MyEventCallback") GUIRegisterMsg($WM_SIZE, "MyEventCallback") GUIRegisterMsg($WM_NOTIFY, "NotifyManager") GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) GUICtrlSetData($cmb, "Item 2|Item 3", "Item 2") GUICtrlSetData($lstbx, "Apple|Orange|Pineapple|Grape|Lemon") Do $Event = GUIGetMsg( ) Until $Event = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Func MyEventCallback($hwnd, $message, $wParam, $lParam) Select Case $message = $WM_COMMAND ;---------------------------------------------------------------- If LoWord($wParam) = $cmb Then ; if control id is combox's Then Local $Notification = HiWord($wParam) Select Case $Notification = $CBN_DROPDOWN ; here we check the notification code. ConsoleWrite("$CBN_DROPDOWN Worked " & @MIN & ":" & @SEC & @CRLF) Case $Notification = $CBN_EDITCHANGE ; here we check the notification code. ConsoleWrite("$CBN_EDITCHANGE Worked " & @MIN & ":" & @SEC & @CRLF) ; **** Here i want add the code for combo box clicking. EndSelect ;--------------------------------------------------------------------- ElseIf LoWord($wParam) = $lstbx Then Local $Notification = HiWord($wParam) Select Case $Notification = $LBN_SELCHANGE ConsoleWrite("$LBN_SELCHANGE" & @CRLF) EndSelect EndIf ;------------------------------------------------------------------ Case $message = $WM_SIZE EndSelect Return $GUI_RUNDEFMSG EndFunc ;==>ProGUI_EventCallback Func NotifyManager($hWnd, $iMsg, $wParam, $lParam) #forceref $hWnd, $iMsg, $wParam ;Local $hWndFrom, $iIDFrom, $iCode, $tNMHDR Local $tagNMHDR, $event, $hwndFrom, $code $tagNMHDR = DllStructCreate("int;int;int", $lParam) If DllStructGetData($tagNMHDR, 3) = $NM_LDOWN Then ConsoleWrite("Notify Worked" & @CRLF) EndIf Return $GUI_RUNDEFMSG EndFunc Func LoWord($Variable) Return BitAND($Variable, 0xFFFF) EndFunc Func HiWord($Variable) Return BitShift($Variable, 16) EndFunc  
    • FrancescoDiMuro
      By FrancescoDiMuro
      Good morning
      I'm working on a little project, and I was wondering if there's a way ( sure there is ) to insert data to a ComboBox control everytime the user insert some text in the ComboBox which is not in the ComboBox data. I'll try to explain with an example:
      - Form with some data ( ComboBox is empty );
      - User prompt something in the ComboBox: if what the user prompts is not in the ComboBox values ( at the moment empty ), then insert the value in the ComboBox values, in order to have, next time the user prompts the form, the value that he entered.
      More pratical example:
      - First call of the form, ComboBox empty;
      - I prompt "A" in the ComboBox;
      - Second call, in the ComboBox I should see "A";
      - I prompt "B" in the ComboBox;
      - Third call, I should see "A"
                                                 "B";
      - And so on...
      Everytime the form is called, I re-create it, so I think I can't use _GUICtrlComboBox_AddStrings().
      I tried with
      Global $strCboStrings = "" ; When the user prompt the form, the code below is executed. ; I.E. : User prompt "A", after the if I should have "A"; ; In the second call, If I write "B", I should see "A" ; "B"; ; If I write "A" again, in the combobox values should not be any changes. If Not StringInStr($strCboStrings, GUICtrlRead($cboVoiceCategory)) <> 0 Then $strCboStrings &= $strCboStrings & "|" & GUICtrlRead($cboVoiceCategory) EndIf Any suggestion?
      Thanks
    • kstriyhon
      By kstriyhon
      hello Comunity i am new to autoit and i bump into a pitfall regarding the creation of objects in a dinamyc way but more especific  creating combobox at runtime
      i need many comboboxes and sofar i createdthem manually 
      like this 
      $idCombo_1 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 40, 130, 21)     $idCombo_2 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 70, 130, 21)     $idCombo_3 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 100, 130, 21)     $idCombo_4 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 130, 130, 21)     $idCombo_5 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 160, 130, 21)     $idCombo_6 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 190, 130, 21)     $idCombo_7 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 220, 130, 21)     $idCombo_8 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 250, 130, 21)     $idCombo_9 = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 500, 280, 130, 21)     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_1, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5")     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_2, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5")     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_3, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5")     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_4, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5")     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_5, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5")     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_6, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5")     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_7, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5")     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_8, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5")     GUICtrlSetData($idCombo_9, "Item1|Item2|Item3|Item4|Item5") now i need this example but create them at runtime as there are more than 9 combos what i need thanks in advance kind regards