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how to set default text but not highlighted

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I have a GUiCtrlCreateLabel that makes an input box. I'd like to set the default text to "10.0." however I then want the cursor to be at the end of the input box but it seems to be highlighting the default text instead.

I've also tried doing a GuiCtrlSetData rather than setting the default text in the create label with the same result.

Is there a way to write data to the input while leaving the cursor at the end of the text without having the text highlighted?

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Use _GUICtrlEdit_SetSel to remove the selection and place the cursor where you need it. ;)

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiEdit.au3>

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)

$cEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit("Test text", 10, 10, 200, 200)


_GUICtrlEdit_SetSel($cEdit, -1, -1)

While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE


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Got it, thanks!

FYI for anyone else, the _GUICtrlEdit_SetSel must be after GUISetState

I thought I could get away with it having it directly underneath the createlabel, but no.

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