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I'm new to Autoit and programming in general so if possible, please try to be newbie friendly with any explanations and examples. I like to figure things out on my own so I've been over the Helpfiles and I've Googled, but I've got nothing. Could someone tell me why _GUICtrlListView_GetItemText($listview, _GUICtrlListView_GetSelectedIndices($listview)) returns no value? Thank you.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiListBox.au3>
#include <GuiListView.au3>
#include <ListViewConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

#Region gui
$gui = GUICreate("AutoIt Alternative Monitor Application Manager", 260, 440, 194, 126)
$label = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Available Windows:", 0, 0, 97, 17)
$listview = GUICtrlCreateListView("x", 0, 16, 260, 380, BitOR($LVS_LIST,$LVS_NOCOLUMNHEADER,$LVS_SINGLESEL,$LVS_SHOWSELALWAYS))
_GUICtrlListView_SetColumnWidth(-1, 0, 260)
$button = GUICtrlCreateButton("button", 8, 408, 75, 25)
$button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("button", 88, 408, 75, 25)
#EndRegion gui

$list = WinList()

For $i = 1 To $list[0][0]
    If $list[$i][0] <> "" And visible($list[$i][1]) Then
        _GUICtrlListView_AddItem($listview, $list[$i][0])

Func visible($handle)
    If BitAND(WinGetState($handle), 2) Then
        Return 1

While 1
$msg = GUIGetMsg()
Switch $msg
   Case $button
   MsgBox(0, "", _GUICtrlListView_GetItemText($listview, _GUICtrlListView_GetSelectedIndices($listview)))
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Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

I too have had this problem in the past and found that forcing the return value into Number type usually solves the problem (it seems that the returned String type is not acceptable). ;)

_GUICtrlListView_GetItemText($listview, Number(_GUICtrlListView_GetSelectedIndices($listview)))

Does it work for you? :)


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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
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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