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Forcing a full numeric string to pass through GUICtrlSetData

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SELF RESOLVED BECAUSE SLOWCODER IS AN IDIOT!!! The data was passing just fine, but the field wasn't wide enough to show the data. Nothing else to see here ... move on, move on ...

I need to be able to pass time data to a GUI input box. When I attempt to pass a numeric string through to an input object, it apparently gets converted to a number, and if there's a 0 (zero) at the beginning, it is trimmed off. I need the entire string to be passed.

Here is a sample of what I'm up against:

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
$MyData = "0730"
msgbox(0,"",$MyData) ;verify proper data is held in variable
$frmShowReport = GUICreate("", 378, 346, -1, -1)
$inp = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 256, 272, 33, 21)
GUICtrlSetColor(-1, 0x000000)
While 1
$nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
Switch $nMsg

Notice that I did try to force it by using string(), but that did nothing.

Edited by SlowCoder74

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Try changing the GUICtrlSetData line to this:

GUICtrlSetData($inp, StringFormat("%04s",$MyData))

This will force the string to have 4 digits padded with zeroes if needed. BTW, $MyData is already a string, so there's no need to use String() to convert it to one.

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BTW, $MyData is already a string, so there's no need to use String() to convert it to one.

Yeah, I knew it was a string, but it was a shot in the dark as to what was happening, just in case something had converted it to int.

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