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Howdy all,

In a bit of a sticky wicket.

I'm trying to create a window that pops up in which I can update the text to show progress of installations.

I've created a GUI with an Edit control. It's a read-only control with vertical scroll bars. My problem is, the user is able to "select" text with the control. While this text is selected, and the control is updated via GUICtrlSetData, it overwrites the selected text.

Here is the function I've created. It first checks for the existence of the GUI, then creates it if it does not exist. (This will be used multiple times throughout the running of the main app.

Func StatusUpdate ($message)

If $gui_status = "" Then

$gui_status = GUICreate($title & " Install Status",392, $guiheight,(@DesktopWidth-392)/2, (@DesktopHeight-$guiheight)/2 , $WS_VISIBLE + $WS_CLIPSIBLINGS)

$status = GUICtrlCreateEdit("Install status:" & @CRLF,-1,-1,390,220,$ES_AUTOVSCROLL+$WS_VSCROLL+$ES_READONLY+$ES_NOHIDESEL)





If Not WinActive($title & " Install Status") Then

WinActivate($title & " Install Status")


GUICtrlSetData($status, @crlf & $message,"1")


Thanks in advance for any assistance!!

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