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I'm trying to write a test .txt file with test being the word I want to put into the GUI window. Kinda stuck any help would be appreciated. (work in progress)

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <GuiButton.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
Global $file = FileOpen("test.txt")
GUICreate("Disclaimer", 500, 400) ;Creates the GUI window
fileread($file, 400)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) ;Shows the GUI window
sleep(5000)
fileclose($file)
Edited by JonBMN

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BrewManNH

You will need to explain more about what it is you're trying to do because I can't figure out what you want to do with the text file or its contents. Also, you have no where in you code to put the contents of the file if that was you intention.


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not sure what you are trying to do? are you trying to post the data that is in your text file into the gui?


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@nitekram yes that is what I'm trying to do. Very unsure how I would go about doing that though.

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UEZ

Something like that here?

#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

Global $file = FileOpen("test.txt")
$hGUI = GUICreate("Disclaimer", 500, 400, -1, -1, BitOR($GUI_SS_DEFAULT_GUI,$WS_SIZEBOX,$WS_THICKFRAME)) ;Creates the GUI window
$iEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit(FileRead($file, 400), 0, 0, 500, 400)
GUICtrlSetResizing(-1, $GUI_DOCKAUTO)
GUICtrlSetLimit(-1, 0xFFFFFF)
ControlClick($hGUI, "", $iEdit)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) ;Shows the GUI window
FileClose($file)

Do
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            GUIDelete()
            Exit
    EndSwitch
Until False

Br,

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JonBMN

Thank you UEZ that was very helpful!

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JonBMN

Is there anyway I can make the GUI window variably sized to the lines and word count of the text file?

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UEZ

Normally you should see scrollbars where you can scroll the text. Further you can activate window resizing.

Just check out post#5.

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