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GUICtrlGetState numeric value table listing?

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Hello,

This should be a simple question. According to the Help File for the 'GUICtrlGetState' command...

Success: Returns the state. See GUICtrlSetState for values

Failure: Returns -1 if control is not defined.

However upon checking the 'State Table' for the 'GUICtrlSetState' the numeric values do not seem to be listed, only a listing of the various states...how do I know what the values represent that the GUICtrlGetState returns? Specifically what are 80 and 144? I believe they are 'enabled' and 'disabled' but where is that info given in the help file? Thanks in advance.

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The value of those variables are in the GUIConstantsEx.au3 file, they're constants that should be used in place of the actual numeric values. There is a mix of hex and decimal numbers in that file, so you may need to look for both if you're looking to find out what they are pointing to.


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Thanks, I will take a look...

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

The value returned by 'GUICtrlGetState' can be a combination of several state values.

80 = Visible + Enabled - 16+64

144 = Visible + Disabled - 16+128

Example of how to check for a specific state.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
Local $n, $msg

GUICreate("My GUI (GetControlState)")
$b1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Button 1", 10, 10)
GUICtrlSetState($b1, $GUI_DISABLE) ; checked
$b2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Button 2", 100, 10)
GUICtrlSetState($b2, $GUI_ENABLE) ; checked

GUISetState() ; will display an empty dialog box

; Run the GUI until the dialog is closed
While 1
$msg = GUIGetMsg()

If $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then ExitLoop
WEnd

$iState1 = GUICtrlGetState($b1)
$fIsEnabled1 = (BitAND($iState1,$GUI_ENABLE) = $GUI_ENABLE)
$iState2 = GUICtrlGetState($b2)
$fIsEnabled2 = (BitAND($iState2,$GUI_ENABLE) = $GUI_ENABLE)
MsgBox(0, "state", StringFormat("Button 1 State = %inButton 1 is Enabled = %snButton 2 State = %inButton 2 is Enabled = %s ", $iState1, $fIsEnabled1, $iState2, $fIsEnabled2))
EndFunc ;==>Example

Edit: Added example

Edited by Bowmore

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