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$GUI_EVENT_CLOSE with ESC not working in new loop

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Hi everyone,

Does anyone know why the ESC button doesn't close my form in the second loop?

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

GUICreate('test', 600, 400, -1, -1)


$BTN = GUICtrlCreateButton("Press", 10, 10, 80, 30)


GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)


While True
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $BTN
            ExitLoop
    EndSwitch
WEnd


ConsoleWrite("Second Loop" & @CRLF)
GUICtrlDelete($BTN)


While True
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            ;just hear the 'ding' sound if i press ESC...
            Exit
    EndSwitch
WEnd

Regards

TheAutomator.

Edited by TheAutomator

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TheAutomator,

If I add a button and show the GUI it works for me: :)

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

GUICreate('test', 600, 400, -1, -1)

$BTN = GUICtrlCreateButton("Press", 10, 10, 80, 30)

GUISetState()

While True
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $BTN
            ExitLoop
    EndSwitch
WEnd

ConsoleWrite("Second Loop" & @CRLF)

While True
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            ;just hear the 'ding' sound if i press ESC...
            Exit
    EndSwitch
WEnd
M23

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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
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TheAutomator,

If I add a button and show the GUI it works for me: :)

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

GUICreate('test', 600, 400, -1, -1)

$BTN = GUICtrlCreateButton("Press", 10, 10, 80, 30)

GUISetState()

While True
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $BTN
            ExitLoop
    EndSwitch
WEnd

ConsoleWrite("Second Loop" & @CRLF)

While True
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            ;just hear the 'ding' sound if i press ESC...
            Exit
    EndSwitch
WEnd
M23

 

 

sorry, forgot a part of the code, I've edited my question.

now try it again, it won't work now..

Regards

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TheAutomator,

Interesting - it appears that you need to have an actionable control in the GUI for ESC to close it. :wacko:

I will investigate further. :)

M23


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Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

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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

 

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TheAutomator,

Well, if it is then it is one that has not been found for a very long time. Anyway, I doubt it is very common to delete the only actionable control in a GUI and then expect to close it using [ESC}, so I do not see it as a terrible serious one. ;)

M23

Edited by Melba23
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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

 

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TheAutomator,

After a lot of experimentation, it has been noticed that if the GUI loses focus and then regains it the "close on {ESCAPE} key" option starts working again. So if you want to open a Trac ticket be my guest - but personally I regard the likelihood of a GUI losing all its actionable controls and then expecting to close on {ESCAPE) such a rare occurrence that fixing it would not get a very high priority. ;)

M23


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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

 

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TheAutomator,

So no Trac ticket then?

As I said, only if you want to open one yourself. ;)

M23


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Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

Spoiler

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

 

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