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Input Box in Front (Help)

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How to I keep my input boxes in front of all other windows? I run my code and the 1st inputbox may be in front then the next one is behind a window on the desktop.

#region --- questions to ask ---
Local $Zheight = InputBox("Question 1", "blahblahblah?", "", "")
If @error = 1 Then Exit
Local $Yinc1 = InputBox("Question 2", "blahblahblah?", "", "")
If @error = 1 Then Exit
Local $Xpos1 = InputBox("Question 3", "blahblahblah?", ", "")
If @error = 1 Then Exit
Local $Ypos1 = InputBox("Question 4", "blahblahblah?", "", "")
If @error = 1 Then Exit
Local $Text_Height = InputBox("Question 5", "blahblahblah?", "", "")
If @error = 1 Then Exit
Local $Text_Rotation = Inputbox( "Question 6", "blahblahblah?", "", "")
If @error = 1 Then Exit
#endregion

Sorry if this is elementry...


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Your best bet is to look at the GUICreate functions in the help file as it's a lot easier to achieve what you want to do. My advice look at GUI management and search for $WS_EX_TOPMOST.

Otherwise you can do it like this, but InputBox is very limited when you want to delve into bigger and better things >>

Local $hWnd = WinGetHandle(AutoItWinGetTitle()) ; Get the handle of AutoIt's hidden window.
WinSetOnTop($hWnd, '', 1) ; Set it ontop.

InputBox('', '', '', '', Default, Default, Default, Default, 0, $hWnd) ; Pass $hWnd to the handle parameter.
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Updated: 04/09/2015

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Once you start messing with GUI stuff I really suggest taking a look at Koda.

But I'm not all that great with GUI stuff so I may not be the best person to advise.


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Once you start messing with GUI stuff I really suggest taking a look at Koda.

But I'm not all that great with GUI stuff so I may not be the best person to advise.

I agree, it does take the strain out of coding it yourself, but overtime you the process becomes easier.

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