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GUICtrlCreateCombo - force selection of list

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I'd like to create a Combo that forces a user to select one of the list items...would anyone know the style param needed to do that?

Currently, the standard options, allow a user to type in any value.

Thanks...here is the sample from autoit helpfile:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
Example()
Func Example()
Local $msg
GUICreate("My GUI combo") ; will create a dialog box that when displayed is centered
GUICtrlCreateCombo("item1", 10, 10) ; create first item
GUICtrlSetData(-1, "item2|item3", "item3") ; add other item snd set a new default
GUICtrlCreateCombo("item2", 10, 50) ; create first item
GUICtrlSetData(-1, "item2|item3", "item3") ; add other item snd set a new default
GUISetState()
; Run the GUI until the dialog is closed
While 1
$msg = GUIGetMsg()
If $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then ExitLoop
WEnd
EndFunc ;==>Example
Edited by jdelaney

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jdelaney,

You need the $CBS_DROPDOWNLIST style for that - and I know the description in the Help file is pretty useless, but that is the offical MS definition. :)

Do not forget you will need to define all the other styles you need as well - see the Setting Styles tutorial in the Wiki to understand why. ;)

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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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