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I have been trying for days to figure out a good way of doing this looking at a few different functions, but I haven't found something that works yet.

I have a tree view and I get the highlighted value when you hit a button as long as the item has no children:

If _GUICtrlTreeView_GetChildren($idTreeView_1,_GUICtrlTreeView_GetSelection($idTreeView_1)) = False Then $SelectedVal=GUICtrlRead($idTreeView_1, 1)

I'm trying to figure out a way of capturing that records parent text (and potentially its parent's parent)

Is there a UDF I should be looking into? The _GUICtrlTreeView_GetParent functions seem to return back Hex and when I try to do a Guictrlread on the hex, it just gives a 0.

What am I overlooking?

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GUICtrlRead only works with the ControlID returned when creating native controls. The _GUICtrlTreeView_* function return a handle, so you need to use _GUICtrlTreeView_GetText to read the parent. :)


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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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