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Morthawt

I am trying to make a button that is right-aligned starting from the top that is multi-line. But when ever I alter a colour of the button the formatting goes away.

I expected the following script to have a button that is top-right aligned and coloured grey and white. But... the only way it actually is top-right aligned is if I comment out both the text and background colour lines.

Am I missing something?

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
$Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 217, 69, 192, 124)
$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("This Is A Button" & @LF & "That You Can Push", 24, 8, 171, 49, BitOR($BS_RIGHT, $BS_TOP, $BS_MULTILINE))
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0x333333)
GUICtrlSetColor(-1, 0xffffff)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 5, 0, 0, "MS Sans Serif", 5)

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###

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

    EndSwitch
WEnd

 

 

 

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guinness

Search Trac (bug tracker) and you will notice there is no work around using AutoIt for colouring buttons.


UDF List:

 
_AdapterConnections()_AlwaysRun()_AppMon()_AppMonEx()_ArrayFilter/_ArrayReduce_BinaryBin()_CheckMsgBox()_CmdLineRaw()_ContextMenu()_ConvertLHWebColor()/_ConvertSHWebColor()_DesktopDimensions()_DisplayPassword()_DotNet_Load()/_DotNet_Unload()_Fibonacci()_FileCompare()_FileCompareContents()_FileNameByHandle()_FilePrefix/SRE()_FindInFile()_GetBackgroundColor()/_SetBackgroundColor()_GetConrolID()_GetCtrlClass()_GetDirectoryFormat()_GetDriveMediaType()_GetFilename()/_GetFilenameExt()_GetHardwareID()_GetIP()_GetIP_Country()_GetOSLanguage()_GetSavedSource()_GetStringSize()_GetSystemPaths()_GetURLImage()_GIFImage()_GoogleWeather()_GUICtrlCreateGroup()_GUICtrlListBox_CreateArray()_GUICtrlListView_CreateArray()_GUICtrlListView_SaveCSV()_GUICtrlListView_SaveHTML()_GUICtrlListView_SaveTxt()_GUICtrlListView_SaveXML()_GUICtrlMenu_Recent()_GUICtrlMenu_SetItemImage()_GUICtrlTreeView_CreateArray()_GUIDisable()_GUIImageList_SetIconFromHandle()_GUIRegisterMsg()_GUISetIcon()_Icon_Clear()/_Icon_Set()_IdleTime()_InetGet()_InetGetGUI()_InetGetProgress()_IPDetails()_IsFileOlder()_IsGUID()_IsHex()_IsPalindrome()_IsRegKey()_IsStringRegExp()_IsSystemDrive()_IsUPX()_IsValidType()_IsWebColor()_Language()_Log()_MicrosoftInternetConnectivity()_MSDNDataType()_PathFull/GetRelative/Split()_PathSplitEx()_PrintFromArray()_ProgressSetMarquee()_ReDim()_RockPaperScissors()/_RockPaperScissorsLizardSpock()_ScrollingCredits_SelfDelete()_SelfRename()_SelfUpdate()_SendTo()_ShellAll()_ShellFile()_ShellFolder()_SingletonHWID()_SingletonPID()_Startup()_StringCompact()_StringIsValid()_StringRegExpMetaCharacters()_StringReplaceWholeWord()_StringStripChars()_Temperature()_TrialPeriod()_UKToUSDate()/_USToUKDate()_WinAPI_Create_CTL_CODE()_WinAPI_CreateGUID()_WMIDateStringToDate()/_DateToWMIDateString()Au3 script parsingAutoIt SearchAutoIt3 PortableAutoIt3WrapperToPragmaAutoItWinGetTitle()/AutoItWinSetTitle()CodingDirToHTML5FileInstallrFileReadLastChars()GeoIP databaseGUI - Only Close ButtonGUI ExamplesGUICtrlDeleteImage()GUICtrlGetBkColor()GUICtrlGetStyle()GUIEventsGUIGetBkColor()Int_Parse() & Int_TryParse()IsISBN()LockFile()Mapping CtrlIDsOOP in AutoItParseHeadersToSciTE()PasswordValidPasteBinPosts Per DayPreExpandProtect GlobalsQueue()Resource UpdateResourcesExSciTE JumpSettings INISHELLHOOKShunting-YardSignature CreatorStack()Stopwatch()StringAddLF()/StringStripLF()StringEOLToCRLF()VSCROLLWM_COPYDATAMore Examples...

Updated: 22/04/2018

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Melba23

Morthawt,

No chance - it is buried far too deeply in the core code as explained in the ticket.

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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guinness

Well if it is listed in a bug tracker, hopefully it will get fixed.

Well thank you for crushing my very soul Melba23 :( lol.

​I am going to crush it even further! =)

​Regardless of it being a bug, colouring buttons to signify the result of a particular action or to grab the user's attention is bad UI choice, as it's inconsistent with the overall design of GUIs in Windows and therefore unfamiliar for a user. How many times have you seen an OK button in a GUI coloured green? I know I haven't.

Source: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ff728831(v=vs.85).aspx#the_basic_principles_of_proper_ui

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UDF List:

 
_AdapterConnections()_AlwaysRun()_AppMon()_AppMonEx()_ArrayFilter/_ArrayReduce_BinaryBin()_CheckMsgBox()_CmdLineRaw()_ContextMenu()_ConvertLHWebColor()/_ConvertSHWebColor()_DesktopDimensions()_DisplayPassword()_DotNet_Load()/_DotNet_Unload()_Fibonacci()_FileCompare()_FileCompareContents()_FileNameByHandle()_FilePrefix/SRE()_FindInFile()_GetBackgroundColor()/_SetBackgroundColor()_GetConrolID()_GetCtrlClass()_GetDirectoryFormat()_GetDriveMediaType()_GetFilename()/_GetFilenameExt()_GetHardwareID()_GetIP()_GetIP_Country()_GetOSLanguage()_GetSavedSource()_GetStringSize()_GetSystemPaths()_GetURLImage()_GIFImage()_GoogleWeather()_GUICtrlCreateGroup()_GUICtrlListBox_CreateArray()_GUICtrlListView_CreateArray()_GUICtrlListView_SaveCSV()_GUICtrlListView_SaveHTML()_GUICtrlListView_SaveTxt()_GUICtrlListView_SaveXML()_GUICtrlMenu_Recent()_GUICtrlMenu_SetItemImage()_GUICtrlTreeView_CreateArray()_GUIDisable()_GUIImageList_SetIconFromHandle()_GUIRegisterMsg()_GUISetIcon()_Icon_Clear()/_Icon_Set()_IdleTime()_InetGet()_InetGetGUI()_InetGetProgress()_IPDetails()_IsFileOlder()_IsGUID()_IsHex()_IsPalindrome()_IsRegKey()_IsStringRegExp()_IsSystemDrive()_IsUPX()_IsValidType()_IsWebColor()_Language()_Log()_MicrosoftInternetConnectivity()_MSDNDataType()_PathFull/GetRelative/Split()_PathSplitEx()_PrintFromArray()_ProgressSetMarquee()_ReDim()_RockPaperScissors()/_RockPaperScissorsLizardSpock()_ScrollingCredits_SelfDelete()_SelfRename()_SelfUpdate()_SendTo()_ShellAll()_ShellFile()_ShellFolder()_SingletonHWID()_SingletonPID()_Startup()_StringCompact()_StringIsValid()_StringRegExpMetaCharacters()_StringReplaceWholeWord()_StringStripChars()_Temperature()_TrialPeriod()_UKToUSDate()/_USToUKDate()_WinAPI_Create_CTL_CODE()_WinAPI_CreateGUID()_WMIDateStringToDate()/_DateToWMIDateString()Au3 script parsingAutoIt SearchAutoIt3 PortableAutoIt3WrapperToPragmaAutoItWinGetTitle()/AutoItWinSetTitle()CodingDirToHTML5FileInstallrFileReadLastChars()GeoIP databaseGUI - Only Close ButtonGUI ExamplesGUICtrlDeleteImage()GUICtrlGetBkColor()GUICtrlGetStyle()GUIEventsGUIGetBkColor()Int_Parse() & Int_TryParse()IsISBN()LockFile()Mapping CtrlIDsOOP in AutoItParseHeadersToSciTE()PasswordValidPasteBinPosts Per DayPreExpandProtect GlobalsQueue()Resource UpdateResourcesExSciTE JumpSettings INISHELLHOOKShunting-YardSignature CreatorStack()Stopwatch()StringAddLF()/StringStripLF()StringEOLToCRLF()VSCROLLWM_COPYDATAMore Examples...

Updated: 22/04/2018

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UEZ

Maybe you can use images or icons for your buttons (also mono color images). Or even you can use GDI+ for creating the images (text + color properly formated).

 

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Melba23

Morthawt,

Sorry about your soul. On the few occasions I have felt the need to colour highlight buttons, I have just placed them over a label as I explain in this thread - there are some suggestions from others in there as well.

M23


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:

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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Morthawt

Well I highlight buttons based on relevance of the keywords in certain web pages. I have a column of buttons on the left of the screen and one on the right, each button copying different things into the clipboard and lighting up based on keywords. So I wanted to have the left side of the screen have left aligned buttons and the right one right aligned. But it never works with any colour settings which is really strange and apparently an unfixable bug. ;(

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UEZ

I extend the _GDIPlus_BtnCtrlSetBgColorSolid function.

#include <GuiButton.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <Misc.au3>
#include <GDIPlus.au3>

_GDIPlus_Startup()
$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)
$iButton1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Button1", 10, 40, 80, 30, $BS_BITMAP)
$hHBitmap1 = _GDIPlus_BtnCtrlSetBgColorSolid($hGUI, $iButton1, 0x00FF00, "", "Arial", 8.5, 0xFF000000, 0)
$iButton2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Button1", 10, 80, 80, 30, $BS_LEFT)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 8.5, 400, 1, "Arial", 5)
$iButton3 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Button2", 400, 40, 80, 30, $BS_BITMAP)
$hHBitmap2 = _GDIPlus_BtnCtrlSetBgColorSolid($hGUI, $iButton3, 0x00FF00, "", "Arial", 8.5, 0xFF000000, 2)
$iButton4 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Button2", 400, 80, 80, 30, $BS_Right)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 8.5, 400, 1, "Arial", 5)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)


While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
    Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            _WinAPI_DeleteObject($hHBitmap1)
            _WinAPI_DeleteObject($hHBitmap2)
            _GDIPlus_Shutdown()
            GUIDelete()

            Exit
        Case $iButton1, $iButton2, $iButton3, $iButton4
            MsgBox(0, "", "button triggered")
    EndSwitch
WEnd

Func _GDIPlus_BtnCtrlSetBgColorSolid($hGUI, $iCtrlID, $iColor, $sText = "", $sFont = "Arial", $fSize = 8.5, $iFontColor = 0xFF000000, $iFontAlign = 1, $iFontLineAlign = 1) ;coded by UEZ 2014
    Local $aSize = ControlGetPos($hGUI, "", $iCtrlID)
    If @error Then Return SetError(1, 0, 0)
    If $sText = "" Then $sText = ControlGetText($hGUI, "", $iCtrlID)
    Local Const $hBitmap = _GDIPlus_BitmapCreateFromScan0($aSize[2], $aSize[3])
    Local Const $hGfx = _GDIPlus_ImageGetGraphicsContext($hBitmap)
    Local Const $hBrush = _GDIPlus_BrushCreateSolid(0xFF000000 + $iColor)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsFillRect($hGfx, 2, 2, $aSize[2] - 4, $aSize[3] - 4, $hBrush)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsSetTextRenderingHint($hGfx, 5)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsSetSmoothingMode($hGfx, 2)
    Local Const $hFormat = _GDIPlus_StringFormatCreate()
    Local Const $hFamily = _GDIPlus_FontFamilyCreate($sFont)
    Local Const $hFont = _GDIPlus_FontCreate($hFamily, $fSize)
    Local $iDX = 0, $iDY = 0
    Switch $iFontAlign
        Case 0
            $iDX = 2
        Case 2
            $iDX = -2
    EndSwitch
    Switch $iFontLineAlign
        Case 0
            $iDY = 2
        Case 2
            $iDY = -2
    EndSwitch
    Local Const $tLayout = _GDIPlus_RectFCreate($iDX, $iDY, $aSize[2], $aSize[3])
    Local Const $hBrush_Font = _GDIPlus_BrushCreateSolid($iFontColor)
    _GDIPlus_StringFormatSetAlign($hFormat, $iFontAlign)
    _GDIPlus_StringFormatSetLineAlign($hFormat, $iFontLineAlign)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsDrawStringEx($hGfx, $sText, $hFont, $tLayout, $hFormat, $hBrush_Font)
    Local Const $hHBitmap = _GDIPlus_BitmapCreateHBITMAPFromBitmap($hBitmap)
    _GDIPlus_BrushDispose($hBrush_Font)
    _GDIPlus_FontFamilyDispose($hFamily)
    _GDIPlus_FontDispose($hFont)
    _GDIPlus_StringFormatDispose($hFormat)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsDispose($hGfx)
    _GDIPlus_BitmapDispose($hBitmap)
    _GDIPlus_BrushDispose($hBrush)
    _WinAPI_DeleteObject(_SendMessage(GUICtrlGetHandle($iCtrlID), $BM_SETIMAGE, 0, $hHBitmap))

    Return $hHBitmap
EndFunc

 


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