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Hello.

I've been having an issue getting my GUI to execute a program once a button is pushed and a certain box is checked. Here's the code and i'll post the issue in more detail below.

Func GUI ()

#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=C:\Users\cthomas\Desktop\User Mode Checklist.kxf
$Form1 = GUICreate("User Mode GUI", 403, 333, 415, 178)
$Title = GUICtrlCreateLabel("User Mode Settings", 34, 16, 334, 15, $SS_CENTER)
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0xA6CAF0)
$Background = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Have Set Background", 32, 56, 145, 17)
$DesktopIcons = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Have Set Desktop Icons", 32, 96, 145, 17)
$FolderOptions = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Have Set Folder Options", 32, 136, 145, 17)
$StartMenu = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Have Set Start Menu", 32, 176, 145, 17)
$OfficeBars = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Configured Office Toolbars", 32, 216, 145, 17)
$Printers = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Installed Printers", 232, 96, 137, 17)
$RDP = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Have Set RDP", 232, 56, 137, 17)
$ECHO = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Install Clinician's Desktop", 232, 136, 137, 17)
$Barracuda = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox("Install Web Filter", 232, 176, 137, 17)
$Install = GUICtrlCreateButton("Done", 64, 272, 99, 25)
$Restart = GUICtrlCreateButton("Restart", 240, 272, 99, 25)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###

$EchoValue = GUICtrlRead($ECHO)
$BarracudaValue = GUICtrlRead($Barracuda)

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit

         Case $Install
            Switch ($EchoValue)
               Case $GUI_CHECKED
                  Run ("\\server\disks\Echo Upgrade 112613\9.1.2.4\Install_EchoWorkstation_912.exe")
               Case $GUI_UNCHECKED
                  MsgBox (0, "No Echo", "Clinician's Desktop will not be installed")
            EndSwitch
            Switch ($BarracudaValue)
               Case $GUI_CHECKED
                  Run ("\\server\OSCE Installers\BarracudaWSASetup.exe")
               Case $GUI_UNCHECKED
                  MsgBox (0, "No Web Filter", "Barracuda Web Filter will not be installed")
            EndSwitch

         Case $Restart
               Run ("Shutdown -r -t 01 -f")

    EndSwitch
 WEnd


EndFunc

The goal:

When clicking the "install" button it is supposed to install the Echo Workstation and the Barracuda web filter IF those boxes are checked. If they are unchecked it is supposed to prompt the user with a msgbox telling them the program(s) will not be installed.

Now, when I check the boxes and click the Install button it instead gives me the Unchecked messagebox (meaning the code does sort of work). However, if I uncheck the boxes it still gives me the message box saying the software will not be installed. To further test I added a "Case Else" line to see if it wasn't registering checks at all and it still gave me the will not be installed message.

I am assuming it is something very silly I missed, but I have looked through some samples on the forums and the help file and can't seem to pinpoint the issue. Any help would be appreciated!

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ct253704,

You are only reading the checkbox states once immediately after the GUI is created - you need to read them as the install process begins: ;)

Case $Install
    $EchoValue = GUICtrlRead($ECHO)
    $BarracudaValue = GUICtrlRead($Barracuda)
    Switch $EchoValue
    ; [...]
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Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

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Ohh wow that makes much more sense now. Thank you!

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