Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  

Multiple form windows

Recommended Posts

I have a base form (called form1) and a form that on a specific event pops up another form for entering data.

Here is a quick example:

Func PopupBox()
    $PopUp = GUICreate("Select Status", 199, 71, 192, 111)
    $StatusDropdown = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 8, 40, 145, 25, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWN,$CBS_AUTOHSCROLL))
    GUICtrlSetData($StatusDropdown, "Not Found|Other","")
    $Label = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Set the status", 8, 16, 95, 17)
    $GoButton = GUICtrlCreateButton("Go", 158, 41, 35, 20)
    While 1
        $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
        Switch $nMsg
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Case $GoButton
                If GUICtrlRead($StatusDropdown) = "Not Found" Then

My problem is that the GUIDelete command doesn't actually end the functions switch so once the form is gone, the first GUI is no longer responsive. How do I exit/end the function without using "exit" (which closes both GUIs)

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites


Have you read the Managing Multiple GUIs tutorial in the Wiki? ;)


Public_Domain.png.2d871819fcb9957cf44f4514551a2935.png Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind

Open spoiler to see my UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, but disable doesn't seem to do anything, Delete halts all form1 scripts, and exit closes both GUIs,

I can't seem to figure out what I'm doing wrong.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Create New...