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i am new in autoit world and i need your help.

I want create application with gui. When a write password, i want execute notepad.exe. If i write wrong password, i want open error message with text.

Here is my code:

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

$Gui = GUICreate("Admin", 280, 50, -1, -1,$WS_POPUPWINDOW)
Local $Gui
Func main()
   $text = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 10, 15, 150, 20)
   $Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 165, 10, 50, 30)
   $Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("EXIT", 220, 10, 50, 30)
   While 1
      $msg = GUIGetMsg()
      Switch $msg
      Case $Button1
      If $text <> "password" then
         MsgBox(4096, "Error", "Wrong password!")
      Case $button2

Thanks a lot for your help :)

Edited by Melba23
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Welcome to the AutoIt forums.

You need to read the content of the input like this:

If GUICtrlRead($text) <> "password" then



When you post code please use Code tags - see here how to do it.  Then you get a scrolling box and syntax colouring as you can see above now I have added the tags.

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GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
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GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
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NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
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