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Drag&drop On Input Control

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I try to have drag&drop working on "input" control.

I set exStyles = WS_EX_ACCEPTFILES at the creation time. of an input control.

I add an handling of WM_DROPFILES message in the subclass handler

the case WM_DROPFILES is never exercise. The Spy+ show a message send to the input control handle.

if I do the same at GUI creation I got the message but for the dialog box, not for the input control.

What is wrong with the current implementation of AutoIt3-gui?

Thanks for the help.

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seems you can set the window to accept files, but not a control, without subclassing the control. It may be useful to handle files dragged onto the window, though a bit weird...


I found that that control cannot receive as you sayI am glad to say that 101.8 will accept drag&drop with


char szFile[_MAX_PATH+1];

POINT Point;

DragQueryPoint((HDROP) wParam, &Point);

HWND hWnd;

hWnd = ChildWindowFromPoint(hDlg,Point);

DragQueryFile((HDROP) wParam, 0, szFile, _MAX_PATH);


DragFinish((HDROP) wParam);

return 0;

I still need to put the caret at the end of the field

I don't plan to drop more that one file

Thanks Larry :whistle:

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