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I am struggling in merging GUITreeViewEx, Shelltristate and enhancing to handle a third state that means : some items under are selected.
I have difficulties handling expand order and key Space (especially when node is collapsed).
Here the zip with UDF and and example.
The problem I might need some advice to handle :
1- When load Treeview, have a correct settings of the checkbox for a tristate tree
2 - Handle keyboard used for walking in tree
Chicken is checked and Steak is unchecked
When walking with arrow to Meat, it gets unchecked
3 - When node is collapsed and checked thru keyboard (space)
the middle state is possible which should not
Here is joined an animated gif showing the 3 problems
Thanks for your advices
I have read the Tutorial. Used the Help File and used an example script by @Melba23. I am still struggling.
To use GUIRegisterMsg one needs the following
a control in the GUI a GUIRegisterMsg instruction in the GUI to link the control to the WM_COMMAND function a Case statement in the Switch loop to run it a WM_COMMAND function and a processor function... Mine looks like this
;~ ; QuickSearch combo box $g_cbQwkSrch = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 8, 26, 180, 17) ; start blank GUICtrlSetTip($g_cbQwkSrch, "Type to search", "QuickSearch") GUIRegisterMsg($WM_COMMAND, "__WM_COMMAND_QWKSEARCH_CMB") ;------------------------------------ ; use in Switch Loop ;~ ; QuickSearch Case $g_cbQwkSrch ConsoleWrite("221 Case $g_cbQwkSrch" & @CRLF) ;-------------------------------------- Func _QwkSrch_Edit_Changed() ConsoleWrite("41 _QwkSrch_Edit_Changed" & @CRLF) ; Autocomplete the edit _GUICtrlComboBox_AutoComplete($g_cbQwkSrch) ; Change the label to match the autocompleted edit entry EndFunc ;==>_QwkSrch_Edit_Changed Func __WM_COMMAND_QWKSEARCH_CMB($hWnd, $iMsg, $wParam, $lParam) ; GUIRegisterMsg($WM_COMMAND, "__WM_COMMAND_QWKSEARCH_CMB") ConsoleWrite("50 _WM_COMMAND_QWKSEARCH_CMB fired " & @CRLF) Local $Found = '' #forceref $hWnd, $iMsg If $lParam = GUICtrlGetHandle($g_cbQwkSrch) And BitShift($wParam, 16) = $CBN_EDITCHANGE Then ; Our combo edit content has changed ; get data from source ---------------------------- Local $datafromsource = fFindFilesForQuickSearch($stringtofind) ; datafromsource convert to Combo friendly format ; Add data to combo _GUICtrlComboBox_BeginUpdate($g_cbQwkSrch) GUICtrlSetData($g_cbQwkSrch, $Found) _GUICtrlComboBox_EndUpdate($g_cbQwkSrch) EndIf _QwkSrch_Edit_Changed() ; Action this function EndIf EndFunc ;==>_WM_COMMAND_QWKSEARCH_CMB Func fFindFilesForQuickSearch($stringtofind) ; helper function for QuickSearch ; get data here Return $aResult EndFunc ;==>fFindFilesForQuickSearch Now the following:
Can I declare the variable $g_cbQwkSrch in Global, then use in multiple functions - reassigning different combo's to it as I go along? Should GUIRegisterMsg be expressly de-registered, or does that happen automatically at GuiDelete()? Where is the best/correct place to call GUIRegisterMsg? With the creation of its control, before the GUISetState, or before the start of the loop? The Help File contains this entry, what is the intent? Must this always be called with four args, or a max of four... !!! To make the user function workable you have to define it with maximum 4 function parameters otherwise the function won't be called !!!
I have used this forum to get help many times. I thought it was time to (hopefully) help others.
I created a script that reads a text file with a list of videos, displays the videos in a GUI with checkboxes next to the names, and displays the selected videos. This will become a part of a larger script I am creating to test a video player. The tough part for me was creating the GUI and Dynamic list of videos. I had a lot of trouble finding samples to help me, but finally found one written by Melba23. The link is in the code, so he gets credit for helping! I also have not used arrays much and they are very picky about looping through the arrays without getting the dreaded error " Array variable has incorrect number of subscripts or subscript dimension range exceeded." However diligence paid off!
To run this code, take the video names commented below and create a videos.txt file in your script execution directory. You can put however many video names in this list. Thus the dynamic features of the code.
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> #include <StringConstants.au3> #include <array.au3> #include <File.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> Local $sMediaFile = @ScriptDir & "\videos.txt" ;~ Videos in videos.txt are: ;~ bbb_1080_60s.mp4 ;~ bbb_1080_60s_1.mp4 ;~ bbb_1080_60s_2.mp4 ;~ tos_4K_60s_HEVC.mp4 ;~ tos_4K_60s_HEVC_1.mp4 ;~ tos_4K_60s_HEVC_2.mp4 ;~ ;~ Additional videos can be added to this list. The functions are Dynamic. Dim $aMediaManifest Local $aArrayFile Local $aVideos Local $sVideoName Local $i ; MAIN ; Put the Video File Names into an Array _FileReadToArray($sMediaFile, $aArrayFile) Local $iVideoCount = UBound($aArrayFile) -1 ; Get the number of videos - 1 to prevent errors _ArrayDelete($aArrayFile, 0) ;Counter just gets in the way ; Move backwards through the array deleting the blank lines For $i = $iVideoCount - 1 To 0 Step -1 If $aArrayFile[$i] = "" Then _ArrayDelete($aArrayFile, $i) EndIf Next $aVideos = DisplayVideos($aArrayFile) $iVideoCount = UBound($aArrayFile) -1 _ArrayDisplay($aVideos) ; Display the checked videos ;~ End of MAIN ;~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ; ; GUI to display Videos in checkboxes ; ;~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Func DisplayVideos($aArrayFile) Local $iTop = -1 Local $iLeft = -1 Local $iWidth Local $iHeight = $iVideoCount * 30 Local $iL = 10 Local $iT = 10 Local $iRow = 0 Local $aVideo Local $iA = 0, $iB = 0 Local $sFill = "" $iMMCount = UBound($aArrayFile) $iMMNewCount = $iMMCount - 1 Local $aGUICheckbox[$iMMCount] Local $aCheckedVideos[$iMMCount] ; Put the Video File Names into an Array $hGUI = GUICreate("Video Checkbox", $iLeft, $iTop, $iWidth, $iHeight) GUICtrlCreateLabel("Videos", 180, $iT) $iT = $iT + 30 ; This is a great example of using arrays to create GUI check boxes or radio buttons For $i = 0 To $iMMNewCount Step 1 $sMP4Text = $aArrayFile[$i] $aGUICheckbox[$i] = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox($sMP4Text, 30, $iT) $iT += 30 Next $idClose1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start", $iL, $iT) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) ; This section reads the checkboxes and puts the video names in an array in their original position ; in case this is important (as it is to me) ; This was the toughest part to code, and I found no samples online until I saw Melba23's sample here: ; https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/119843-dynamic-gui-problem/#comment-832672 ; I got this working with only a little modification. THANK YOU MELBA23 While 1 $nMsg = GUIGetMsg() Switch $nMsg Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Exit Case $idClose1 For $i = 0 To $iMMNewCount Step 1 Switch GUICtrlRead($aGUICheckbox[$i]) Case $GUI_CHECKED $aCheckedVideos[$i] = $aArrayFile[$i] Case $GUI_UNCHECKED EndSwitch Next ExitLoop EndSwitch WEnd GUIDelete($hGUI) Return $aCheckedVideos EndFunc ;==>DisplayVideos
Best example I could find is here
The way I understand this, the standard Windows messages, such as Left/Right Click etc are covered by AutoIt macros, but the real power is locked up inside this WM_NOTIFY . I have tried, but I am not even sure I understand what I am looking at.
I need help understanding this. What I am looking for is Help file or Tutorial explaining how this works?
Perhaps if there is a script showing both the working of an AutoIt macro and the WM_NOTIFY in action, it would help.
Right now I am so lost, I do not even know what are the right questions to ask. One issue I have is on ListViews, how to combine the "Click" of a line with a standard Switch loop? Like users clicks a line, then get the loop to detect the click and ;do something ...
I am maybe an intermediate AutoIt script writer, but have no experience creating GUIs.
I have a script with two functions. One for Checkboxes and another with radio buttons. Each function creates it's own window.
I'd like to use one window with both checkboxes and radio buttons.
I pulled samples from AutoIt Help and other places and worked it into this: (RadioCheck still uses the example Case and MsgBoxes. I will clean this up soon)
Func CheckOptions() ; Create a GUI with various controls. Local $hGUI = GUICreate("SGX4CP Options", 275, 250) ; Create a checkbox control. Local $iLoopCheckbox = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Loop", 10, 10, 185, 25) Local $iFullScreenCheckbox = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Fullscreen", 10, 40, 185, 25) Local $iRestartPlaybackCheckbox = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Restart Playback from Sleep", 10, 70, 185, 25) GUICtrlSetState($iRestartPlaybackCheckbox, $GUI_CHECKED) Local $iDisableSleepCheckbox = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Disable Sleep", 10, 100, 185, 25) Local $iLogCheckbox = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Show Log", 10, 130, 185, 25) GUICtrlSetState($iLogCheckbox, $GUI_CHECKED) Local $idClose = GUICtrlCreateButton("Next", 110, 220, 85, 25) ; Display the GUI. GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI) ; Loop until the user exits. While 1 Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, $idClose ExitLoop Case $iLoopCheckbox If _IsChecked($iLoopCheckbox) Then $bLoopChecked = True Else $bLoopChecked = False EndIf Case $iFullScreenCheckbox if _IsChecked($iFullScreenCheckbox) Then $bFullScreenChecked = True Else $bFullScreenChecked = False EndIf Case $iRestartPlaybackCheckbox if _IsChecked($iRestartPlaybackCheckbox) Then $bRestartPlaybackChecked = True Else $bRestartPlaybackChecked = False EndIf Case $iDisableSleepCheckbox if _IsChecked($iDisableSleepCheckbox) Then $bDisableSleepChecked = True Else $bDisableSleepChecked = False EndIf Case $iLogCheckbox if _IsChecked($iLogCheckbox) Then $bLogChecked = True Else $bLogChecked = False EndIf EndSwitch WEnd ; Delete the previous GUI and all controls. GUIDelete($hGUI) EndFunc Func RadioCheck() GUICreate("Select Test",300,180) ; will create a dialog box that when displayed is centered Local $idRadio1 = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Loop Forever", 10, 10) Local $idRadio2 = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Play each video 3 times", 10, 40) Local $idRadio3 = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Play each video separately", 10, 70) GUICtrlSetState($idRadio1, $GUI_CHECKED) Local $idClose = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start Test", 120,100) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) Local $idMsg ; Loop until the user exits. While 1 $idMsg = GUIGetMsg() Select Case $idMsg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE ExitLoop Case $idMsg = $idRadio1 And BitAND(GUICtrlRead($idRadio1), $GUI_CHECKED) = $GUI_CHECKED MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, 'Info:', 'The app will run forever, playing each video once, then looping back to the first video.') $bTestSelectForever = True Case $idMsg = $idRadio2 And BitAND(GUICtrlRead($idRadio2), $GUI_CHECKED) = $GUI_CHECKED MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, 'Info:', 'Each video will loop 3 times then move to the next video.') $bTestSelect3Times = True Case $idMsg = $idRadio3 And BitAND(GUICtrlRead($idRadio2), $GUI_CHECKED) = $GUI_CHECKED MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, 'Info:', 'Player opens, first video plays, player closes. Player opens, second video plays, player closes, etc.') $bTestSelectSingleVideo = True EndSelect WEnd EndFunc I would like to combine the checkbox "Loop" and the radio button $idRadio2. Radio2 requires Loop to be checked.
I planned to remove the Loop checkbox and only enable it if Radio2 is selected.
Can I combine these two functions into one with one window with both Checkboxes and Radio Buttons?