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GuiCtrlCreateCombo(); make it so "text" doesn't show up in list?

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When I set up a control like

GUICtrlCreateCombo("Press Here to Continue", 5, 5, 250, 25, BitOR($GUI_SS_DEFAULT_COMBO , $CBS_DROPDOWNLIST))


"Press Here to Continue" also shows up in the list to be selected when I click the Combo. How can I prevent that? How can I make it so that when the Combo is clicked all my other entries show up as normally but only "Press Here to Continue" doesn't?Additionally, "Press Here to Continue" should only return on top of the Combo when the user closes the Combo without having made a selection.

Any ideas?

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You need a "CueBanner" - like this: :)

#include <GUIConstantsEX.au3>
#include <GuiComboBox.au3>

$hGui = GUICreate("", 500, 500)

$cCombo = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 10, 10, 200, 20, BitOR($GUI_SS_DEFAULT_COMBO, $CBS_DROPDOWNLIST))
GUICtrlSetData($cCombo, "Line 1|Line 2|Line 3|Line 4|Line 5")
_GUICtrlComboBox_SetCueBanner($cCombo, "Not a selection")

$cButton = GUICtrlCreateButton("Test", 10, 100, 80, 30)
GUICtrlSetState($cButton, $GUI_FOCUS)


While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE

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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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