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Msgbox UDF

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Is there any msgbox UDFs where I can set the X and Y coordinates of appearing? If so, could you give a link? (since I couldn't find)

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" where I can set the X and Y coordinates of appearing"

"_ExtMsgBoxSet($iStyle, $iJust, [$iBkCol, [$iCol, [$sFont_Size, [$iFont_Name]]]])"

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Global $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[5]

_MsgBoxEx(64, "_MsgBoxEx Example", "MsgBox with Left/Top parameters support.", 350, 0)

Func _MsgBoxEx($iFlag, $sTitle, $sText, $iLeft=Default, $iTop=Default, $iTimeOut=Default, $hWnd=Default)
    $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[0] = $sTitle

    If $iLeft <> -1 Or $iTop <> -1 Then
        Local $h_CallBack_Proc = DllCallbackRegister("__MsgBox_Move_Handler", "none", "hwnd;int;int;dword")

        Local $a_hTimer = DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "SetTimer", _
            "hwnd", 0, _ ;$hWnd
            "int", TimerInit(), _
            "int", 0, _ ;$iTime
            "ptr", DllCallbackGetPtr($h_CallBack_Proc))

        $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[1] = $h_CallBack_Proc
        $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[2] = $a_hTimer[0]
        $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[3] = $iLeft
        $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[4] = $iTop
    EndIf

    MsgBox($iFlag, $sTitle, $sText, $iTimeOut, $hWnd)
EndFunc

Func __MsgBox_Move_Handler($hWnd, $nMsg, $iIDTimer, $dwTime)
    If $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[1] > 0 Then DllCallBackFree($a_MsgBox_Move_Data[1])
    DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "KillTimer", "hwnd", 0, "int", $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[2])

    Local $iOld_Opt_WWD = Opt("WinWaitDelay", 0)

    WinWait("[CLASS:#32770;TITLE:" & $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[0] & "]")
    WinMove("[CLASS:#32770;TITLE:" & $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[0] & "]", "", $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[3], $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[4])

    Opt("WinWaitDelay", $iOld_Opt_WWD)

    $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[0] = 0
    $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[1] = 0
    $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[2] = 0
    $a_MsgBox_Move_Data[3] = 0
EndFunc

By MrCreatoR

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Aw fuck, LOL WinMove... Great idea :D

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MsgBox is a blocking function, using a WinMove after a MsgBox will not move that MsgBox. Take a look at the script i have posted above

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Unc3nZureD,

You only found the _ExtMsgBoxSet function which sets the various options for the ExtMsgBox - if you look a little further into the UDF you find the _ExtMsgBox function which actually displays the GUI at any point you desire. :)

And WinMove will not work on the normal MsgBox as the function is blocking and so you cannot affect the GUI while it is displayed. ;)

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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
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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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