Jump to content

Limiting moves of a borderless window ...


Recommended Posts

Hi,

i'm trying to limit the moves of a borderless GUI. i'm on an example taken from Moving and Resizing PopUp GUIs.

I'm using the _SendMessage function so far :

While 1     
    Switch GUIGetMsg()         
    Case $GUI_EVENT_PRIMARYDOWN             
    _SendMessage($hGUI, $WM_SYSCOMMAND, $SC_DRAGMOVE, 0)   
    EndSwitch
Wend

I would like to add some constrain on the X,Y coords of the window (for ex. forbid X exceeding 1000) ...

How could i achieve that ? It Seems to me that i have to follow two events at the same time (EVENT_PRIMARYDOWN + EVENT_MOUSEMOVE) but i'm not sure to be on the right track ...

Could anybody help me ?

Thanks ...

Link to post
Share on other sites

WinGetPos  returns an arry 

     $aArray[0] = X position
    $aArray[1] = Y position
    $aArray[2] = Width
    $aArray[3] = Height

if x y exceeds your desired position then reset window to what you want.

MEASURE TWICE - CUT ONCE

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi,

i'm trying to limit the moves of a borderless GUI. i'm on an example taken from Moving and Resizing PopUp GUIs.

I'm using the _SendMessage function so far :

I would like to add some constrain on the X,Y coords of the window (for ex. forbid X exceeding 1000) ...

How could i achieve that ? It Seems to me that i have to follow two events at the same time (EVENT_PRIMARYDOWN + EVENT_MOUSEMOVE) but i'm not sure to be on the right track ...

Could anybody help me ?

Thanks ...

This Limits the x,y co-ordinates

; Original code - martin
#include <GuiconstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <SendMessage.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <Array.au3>
Global Const $SC_DRAGMOVE = 0xF012
Local $xlimit = 300, $xlimit2 = 900, $Ylimit = 300, $Ylimit2 = 500
Local $Pos, $mP[1]
HotKeySet("{ESC}", "On_Exit")

local $hGUI = GUICreate("X", 100, 100, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP)
GUISetBkColor(0x00FF00, $hGUI)
$hButton = GUICtrlCreateButton("Test", 10, 35, 80, 30)
GUISetState()

While 1

    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_PRIMARYDOWN
            _SendMessage($hGUI, $WM_SYSCOMMAND, $SC_DRAGMOVE, 0)
        Case $hButton
            On_Button()
    EndSwitch
    Checkx()
WEnd

Func On_Button()
    MsgBox(0, "Hi", "Button Pressed")
EndFunc   ;==>On_Button

Func On_Exit()
    Exit
EndFunc   ;==>On_Exit

Func Checkx()
    $Info = GUIGetCursorInfo($hGUI)
    if $Info[2] = 1  then return

$Pos = WinGetPos($hGUI,"") ; x, y, width, height
if $Pos > $xlimit or $Pos < $xlimit2 then
    MsgBox(0,"","Returned")
    return
EndIf

Select

    Case $Pos[0] < $xlimit and $Info[2] = 0
        WinMove($hGUI,"",$xlimit,$Pos[1])
        if $Pos[1] < $ylimit Then WinMove($hGUI,"",$Pos[0], $ylimit)
        if $Pos[1] > $ylimit2 Then WinMove($hGUI,"",$Pos[0], $ylimit2)

    Case $Pos[0] > $xlimit2 and $Info[2] = 0
        WinMove($hGUI,"",$xlimit2,$Pos[1])
        if $Pos[1] < $ylimit Then WinMove($hGUI,"",$Pos[0], $ylimit)
        if $Pos[1] > $ylimit2 Then WinMove($hGUI,"",$Pos[0], $ylimit2)

    Case $Pos[0] > $xlimit and $Info[2] = 0
        if $Pos[1] < $ylimit Then WinMove($hGUI,"",$Pos[0], $ylimit)
        if $Pos[1] > $ylimit2 Then WinMove($hGUI,"",$Pos[0], $ylimit2)


EndSelect
EndFunc

 

MEASURE TWICE - CUT ONCE

Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for spending some time on my question Reb but your code is not doing what i would like :

Your code allow the user to go out the "restricted area" and then check whether the moved window respect the x,y limitations.

What i would like is a way to force the x,y limitations during the move ...

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
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By XGamerGuide
      I'm trying to assign a faint text in the background to an input field that disappears after the input has started. This should have a certain color such as gray.
    • By Bruceway
      Hi All, 
      I am trying to mark out the middle square of this Magnify Routine "window on right" (stolen from M23 - Thanks) - I assume the DllCall is overwriting the boxes. But wherever I try and redraw, they won't stay on the Magnify Window. Can anyone advise, bet way to keep boxes around the middle square.
      Please be kind with my code, it is ripped from a MUCH bigger exe.
      The "half" transparent window, is for dragging to where you want it, and the buttons are for more precise placement.
      #include <WindowsConstants.au3> #include <StaticConstants.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <WinAPI.au3> Global $hMag_GUI, $hMagDC, $hDeskDC, $hPen, $oObj, $aWinPos[2], $iLast_Mouse_X = 0, $iLast_Mouse_Y = 0 Global $pWindowCaptureX, $pWindowCaptureY Global $pWindowMagWinX, $pWindowMagWinY #Region - GUI3 ; *** Grabber/Picker Window Global $hGUI3 = GUICreate("Capture", 150, 150, $pWindowCaptureX, $pWindowCaptureY, $WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW) Global $Pic1 = GUICtrlCreatePic("", 70, 40, 10, 10, BitOR($GUI_SS_DEFAULT_PIC,$WS_BORDER)) Global $hButtonUp = GUICtrlCreateButton("U", 65, 60, 20, 20) Global $hButtonDown = GUICtrlCreateButton("D", 65, 100, 20, 20) Global $hButtonLeft = GUICtrlCreateButton("L", 40, 80, 20, 20) Global $hButtonRight = GUICtrlCreateButton("R", 90, 80, 20, 20) Global $hButtonOK = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 60, 80, 30, 20) #EndRegion - GUI3 #Region - GUI4 Global $hGUI4 = GUICreate("MagWin", 250, 250, 325, 195) Global $hButtonMOK = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 45, 140, 30, 20) Global $hButtonMUp = GUICtrlCreateButton("U", 50, 120, 20, 20) Global $hButtonMDown = GUICtrlCreateButton("D", 50, 160, 20, 20) Global $hButtonMLeft = GUICtrlCreateButton("L", 25, 140, 20, 20) Global $hButtonMRight = GUICtrlCreateButton("R", 75, 140, 20, 20) Global $hLabelWindow = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Window", 5, 185, 44, 15) Global $hLabelWindowText = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 60, 185, 176, 15) Global $hLabelCheck = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Check", 5, 205, 44, 15) Global $hLabelCheckText = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 60, 205, 176, 15) Global $hLabelScreen = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Screen", 5, 225, 44, 15) Global $hLabelScreenText = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 60, 225, 176, 15) #EndRegion - GUI4 ;GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hGUI1) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI3) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI4) WinSetTrans($hGUI3, "", 100) $hMag_GUI = WinGetHandle("MagWin") ; Get device context for Mag GUI $hMagDC = _WinAPI_GetDC($hMag_GUI) If @error Then Exit ; Get device context for desktop $hDeskDC = _WinAPI_GetDC(0) If @error Then _WinAPI_ReleaseDC($hMag_GUI, $hMagDC) Exit EndIf ; Create pen $hPen = _WinAPI_CreatePen($PS_SOLID, 5, 0x7E7E7E) $oObj = _WinAPI_SelectObject($hMagDC, $hPen) ; Loop until the user exits. ; *** Static Window While 1 ; Reset position Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") If $aWinPos[0] <> $iLast_Mouse_X Or $aWinPos[1] <> $iLast_Mouse_Y Then ; Redraw Mag GUI _FOEA_Loupe($aWinPos) ;~ Local $TWPx = $aWinPos[0]+81 ;+81 Top Left Corner; +85 Middle ;~ Local $TWPy = $aWinPos[1]+75 ;+75 Top Left Corner; +80 Middle ;~ ;*** WINDOW COORDS = x+81 & y+75 (top left of picker square) GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hGUI3) Local $output1 = PixelCheckSum($aWinPos[0]+81, $aWinPos[1]+75, $aWinPos[0]+91, $aWinPos[1]+85) Local $output2 = PixelCheckSum($aWinPos[0]+73, $aWinPos[1]+66, $aWinPos[0]+83, $aWinPos[1]+76) If $aWinPos[0] < 1440 Then GUICtrlSetData($hLabelWindowText, $aWinPos[0]+81 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+81+1440 &")," & $aWinPos[1]+75 & " : " & $output1) GUICtrlSetData($hLabelCheckText, $aWinPos[0]+73 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+73+1440 & ")," & $aWinPos[1]+66 & " : " & $output2) GUICtrlSetData($hLabelScreenText, "W: " & $aWinPos[0]+73 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+73+1440 &")," & $aWinPos[1]+66 & " C: " & $aWinPos[0]+81 & "," & $aWinPos[1]+75) Else GUICtrlSetData($hLabelWindowText, $aWinPos[0]+81-1440 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+81 &")," & $aWinPos[1]+75 & " : " & $output1) GUICtrlSetData($hLabelCheckText, $aWinPos[0]+89-1440 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+89 &")," & $aWinPos[1]+84 & " : " & $output2) GUICtrlSetData($hLabelScreenText, "W: " & $aWinPos[0]+73-1440 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+73 & ")," & $aWinPos[1]+66 & " C: " & $aWinPos[0]+81 & "," & $aWinPos[1]+75) ;GUICtrlSetData($hLabel2, $aWinPos[1]+75) EndIf GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI3) $iLast_Mouse_X = $aWinPos[0] $iLast_Mouse_Y = $aWinPos[1] $pWindowCaptureX = $aWinPos[0] $pWindowCaptureY = $aWinPos[1] ; *** Box ; Tried it here - doesn't work ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(176, 55, 2, 20) ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(194, 55, 2, 20) ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(176, 55, 20, 2) ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(176, 73, 20, 2) ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(0, 0, 1, 1) EndIf Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("MagWin") $pWindowMagWinX = $aWinPos[0] $pWindowMagWinY = $aWinPos[1] ;GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hGUI3) GUIDelete($hGUI3) ; Clear up Mag GUI _WinAPI_SelectObject($hMagDC, $oObj) _WinAPI_DeleteObject($hPen) _WinAPI_ReleaseDC(0, $hDeskDC) _WinAPI_ReleaseDC($hMag_GUI, $hMagDC) ;GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hMag_G GUIDelete($hGUI4) GUIDelete($hMag_GUI) ExitLoop Case $hButtonMOK GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hGUI3) Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") Local $TWPx = $aWinPos[0]+81 ;+81 Top Left Corner; +85 Middle Local $TWPy = $aWinPos[1]+75 ;+75 Top Left Corner; +80 Middle ;*** WINDOW COORDS = x+81 & y+75 (top left of picker square) If $aWinPos[0] > 1440 Then $aWinPos[0] = $aWinPos[0]-1440 $TWPx = $TWPx-1440 EndIf Local $output0 = PixelCheckSum($TWPx-8, $TWPy-9, $TWPx-8+10, $TWPy+1) ;_FOEA_WinAPI_DrawRect(LRChecksum($TWPx-8), $TWPy-9, LRChecksum($TWPx-8)+10, $TWPy+1, 0xFFFFFF, 50) MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Results ", _ "Window Coords" & @CRLF & _ $TWPx & "(" & $TWPx+1440 & "), " & $TWPy & @CRLF & _ "Checksum0: " & $output0 & @CRLF) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI3) WinActivate($hGUI3, "Capture") Case $hButtonMUp _FOEA_ButtonMUp() Case $hButtonMDown _FOEA_ButtonMDown() Case $hButtonMRight _FOEA_ButtonMRight() Case $hButtonMLeft _FOEA_ButtonMLeft() EndSwitch WEnd Func _FOEA_Loupe($aWinPos) Local $iX, $iY DllCall("gdi32.dll", "int", "StretchBlt", _ "int", $hMagDC, "int", 10, "int", 10, "int", 110, "int", 110, _ "int", $hDeskDC, "int", $aWinPos[0]+68, "int", $aWinPos[1]+61, "int", 20, "int", 20, _ "long", $SRCCOPY) DllCall("gdi32.dll", "int", "StretchBlt", _ "int", $hMagDC, "int", 130, "int", 10, "int", 110, "int", 110, _ "int", $hDeskDC, "int", $aWinPos[0]+70, "int", $aWinPos[1]+63, "int", 7, "int", 7, _ "long", $SRCCOPY) ; Appears initially - then disappears... Global $Graph1 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(170, 57, 8, 16, $SS_WHITERECT) Global $Graph2 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(170, 73, 31, 8, $SS_WHITERECT) Global $Graph3 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(193, 57, 8, 16, $SS_WHITERECT) Global $Graph4 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(170, 49, 31, 8, $SS_WHITERECT) ; This apears to be needed to stop the Magnify window moving Global $Graph5 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(0, 0, 1, 1) ;Tried this too - no difference GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $Graph1) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $Graph2) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $Graph3) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $Graph4) EndFunc ;==>Loupe Func _FOEA_ButtonMUp() Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") WinMove($hGUI3, "Capture", $aWinPos[0], $aWinPos[1]-1) EndFunc Func _FOEA_ButtonMDown() Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") WinMove($hGUI3, "Capture", $aWinPos[0], $aWinPos[1]+1) EndFunc Func _FOEA_ButtonMRight() Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") WinMove($hGUI3, "Capture", $aWinPos[0]+1, $aWinPos[1]) EndFunc Func _FOEA_ButtonMLeft() Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") WinMove($hGUI3, "Capture", $aWinPos[0]-1, $aWinPos[1]) EndFunc  
    • By XGamerGuide
      I'm trying to display a GIF. However, the GUI should not be visible. Here is an attempt that doesn't work:
      $sGIF = "MyGIF.gif" #Include <IE.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <WindowsConstants.au3> #include <WINAPI.au3> #include <SendMessage.au3> Global Const $SC_DRAGMOVE = 0xF012 HotKeySet("{ESC}", "_Exit") $hGui = GUICreate("Test", 400, 300, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP, $WS_EX_LAYERED) GUISetBkColor(0xABCDEF) $oIE = _IECreateEmbedded() GUICtrlCreateObj($oIE, 10, 10, 380, 280) _WinAPI_SetLayeredWindowAttributes($hGUI, 0xABCDEF, 250) _IENavigate($oIE, $sGIF) GUISetState() While 1 Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_PRIMARYDOWN _SendMessage($hGUI, $WM_SYSCOMMAND, $SC_DRAGMOVE, 0) EndSwitch WEnd Func _Exit() Exit  
    • By kcvinu
      Hi all,
      I am creating a GUI library in Nim with win32 API functions. Even though the syntax is similar to Python, coding is almost similar to C in Nim. 
      I can change the back color of the button in NM_CUSTOMDRAW. But I can't change the button text color. here is my pseudo code.  
      proc setBtnBackColor*(me : Button, lp: LPNMCUSTOMDRAW ) = if lp.uItemState and CDIS_SELECTED : #------------------ btn clicked # Here i am changing the button color with SelectObject & FillRect. elif lp.uItemState and CDIS_HOT : # ----------------Mouse over # Here i am changing the button's mouse hover color with SelectObject & FillRect. else: # -------------------------Default color set # Here i am changing the button's default color with SelectObject & FillRect. # Here i tried---> SetTextColor(lp.hdc, RGB(102, 255, 51) ) #------- But no luck. #------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please guide me. What i am doing wrong here ?  I am returning "CDRF_SKIPDEFAULT" after calling this function.
      Note : I am using subclassed button. So when the parent window receives WM_NOTIFY message, it sends that to my button's WndProc. There i am handling the message.
    • By paw
      I use SetSoundDevice to control my audio devices but the UI was either
       
      blurry like this:
      or unusable like this:

      so I made this horrible thing to add scaling to the GUI:
      #Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI **** #AutoIt3Wrapper_Change2CUI=y #AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_HiDpi=y #AutoIt3Wrapper_AU3Check_Parameters=-w 3 -w 4 -w 5 #AutoIt3Wrapper_Run_Au3Stripper=y #Au3Stripper_Parameters=/sf /sv /rm #EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI **** #include <File.au3> ;~ _convertGUI("") If $CmdLine[0] <> 0 Then _convertGUI($CmdLine[1]) Func _convertGUI($sFilePath) If $sFilePath <> "" Then Local $aArray = FileReadToArray($sFilePath) Else ;TEST DATA Local $aArray[6] = ['$H_Res_Language = GUICtrlCreateProgress(5, 120, 210 + 25, 480, 20, BitOR($GUI_SS_DEFAULT_COMBO, $CBS_SIMPLE)) ; $CBS_DROPDOWNLIST)', _ 'Local $h_Ok = GUICtrlCreateButton("Ok", 72, 224, 81, 33, 0)', _ 'GUICreate($Warning_TiTle, 700, 310, -1, -1, $WS_SIZEBOX + $WS_SYSMENU + $WS_MINIMIZEBOX)', _ 'GUICtrlCreateLabel("Output type: ", 30, 130, 65, 20) ;, $SS_RIGHT)', _ '$H_FieldNameEdit = GUICtrlCreateEdit($INP_FieldNameEdit, 100,260+25, 500, 150 - 25) ;comment', 'Local $H_CANCEL = GUICtrlCreateGraphic("Cancel", 224, 224, 97, 33, 0)'] EndIf Local $hTimer = TimerInit(), $iGUIElementCount = 0, $sResult = "", $sFileName = "", $sDrive = "", $sDir = "", $sExtension = "" If @Compiled Then _PathSplit($sFilePath, $sDrive, $sDir, $sFileName, $sExtension) $sFileName = StringRegExpReplace($sFilePath, "^.*\\", "") EndIf For $i = 0 To (UBound($aArray) - 1) If StringRegExp($aArray[$i], "GUICtrlCreate|GUICreate") Then $sResult = _splitComma($aArray[$i]) If Not @error Then $aArray[$i] = $sResult $iGUIElementCount += 1 EndIf Next ConsoleWrite("t = " & TimerDiff($hTimer) & " GUI elements = " & $iGUIElementCount & " lines = " & (UBound($aArray) - 1) & @CRLF) If $sFileName <> "" Then Local $hFile = FileOpen("edited." & $sFileName, 2) _FileWriteFromArray("edited." & $sFileName, $aArray) FileClose($hFile) EndIf Exit EndFunc ;==>_convertGUI Func _splitComma($sString) Local $sSplitResult = "", $sTrimmedR = "", $sTrimmedL = "" Local $aSplit = StringSplit($sString, ',') If Not @error Then $sTrimmedR = "" $sTrimmedL = "" For $j = 1 To $aSplit[0] If StringRegExp($aSplit[1], "(?:.GUICtrlCreateGraphic|GUICtrlCreateProgress|GUICtrlCreateSlider|GUICtrlCreateTab|GUICtrlCreateTreeView)") Then If $j = 1 Then While StringLeft($aSplit[$j], 1) <> '(' $sTrimmedL &= StringLeft($aSplit[$j], 1) $aSplit[$j] = StringTrimLeft($aSplit[$j], 1) WEnd $aSplit[$j] = StringTrimLeft($aSplit[$j], 1) EndIf EndIf If $j = $aSplit[0] Then While StringRight($aSplit[$j], 1) <> ')' $sTrimmedR &= StringRight($aSplit[$j], 1) $aSplit[$j] = StringTrimRight($aSplit[$j], 1) WEnd $aSplit[$j] = StringTrimRight($aSplit[$j], 1) EndIf If StringRegExp($aSplit[$j], "[0-9]") And $aSplit[$j] <> -1 And $aSplit[$j] <> 0 And $aSplit[$j] <> 1 And Not StringInStr($aSplit[$j], ')') Then If StringRegExp($aSplit[$j], "\-|\+") Then ;put parenthesis around + or - $aSplit[$j] = '(' & $aSplit[$j] & ")*$g_DPI" Else $aSplit[$j] = $aSplit[$j] & "*$g_DPI" EndIf EndIf If $j < $aSplit[0] Then $sSplitResult &= $aSplit[$j] & ',' ElseIf $j = $aSplit[0] Then $sSplitResult &= $aSplit[$j] & ')' Else $sSplitResult &= $aSplit[$j] EndIf Next If $sTrimmedR <> "" Then $sSplitResult &= StringReverse($sTrimmedR) If $sTrimmedL <> "" Then $sSplitResult = $sTrimmedL & '(' & $sSplitResult Else SetError(1) Return EndIf ConsoleWrite($sSplitResult & @CRLF) Return $sSplitResult EndFunc ;==>_splitComma
      And now it looks good: 
      but it doesn't work on everything, for example the "GUICtrlCreateLabel("Output type: ", 30, 130, 65, 20) ;, $SS_RIGHT)" (from the autoit3wrapper gui)
      because the comment contains a parenthesis and it would break completely if there were variables as parameters..
      Is there some kind of parser around that I could use instead or maybe someone who has already done something like this?
×
×
  • Create New...