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Koda does not generate code for updown component

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wuschelbeutel

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First, I didn't even have a context and updown1 didn't get generated. Then, I read in the helpfile that contextmenu is required (why?). So, I created a context menu with Koda and linked it to updown1's properties. But it still does not generate the updown code. I assume it is because of the context menu becuase the font is red. How can I generate the code in this little example?

Is it true that required fields are either red or green and red means there is a problem?

When I expand the context menu properties the children are green.

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wuschelbeutel

Even when I create an input control in Koda, it does not generate the updown code.

What's weird is that the following works (skipping the use of Koda completely):

GUICtrlCreateLabel("UpDown", 350, 115)
GUICtrlCreateInput("42", 350, 130, 40, 20)
GUICtrlCreateUpdown(-1)

Two things puzzle me:

1. What happens when you pass in -1 as the ID?

2. How does AutoIt know that it needs to associate the Updown with the Input without referncing the ID?

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BrewManNH

When a control ID is needed for a function, -1 will refer to the last control created, in this case the input control.

BTW, the help file doesn't say you need a context menu to create an UpDown control, you need an input control for it, as you found out in your second post.

Koda is a frame for your script, it doesn't do everything, and what it does do usually has to be tweaked after you've created the code because it makes assumptions about your script that you may not want. This is probably one of those things that need to be tweaked after it's been done in Koda.


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Zedna

In Koda do this:

- place input and updown control on the form

- click on Input control and in Object Inspector set up "UpDown" property

- -> when you click on combobox's arrow you will see name of your UpDown control

Code is then generated without problems.

EDIT:

Colors in Object Properties dialog (as far as I know):

- red: those that can be linked to other controls

- green: events

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wuschelbeutel

Thanks to both of you.

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