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There's an old thread alluding to this but rather than necroposting to a five year old thread I'll start here.  Basically it seems like I can't add or remove the $BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON style using GUICtrlSetStyle.

For example, this works (enter, even if the focus is in a text box I've just edited, sends the input box changes and then clicks the Start button):

$ButStart = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start", 100, 400, 75, 25, $BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON)

However, this doesn't work (enter after editing the input box text takes the input changes but then still clicks the start button even though the defpushbutton style should have been removed):

$ButStart = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start", 100, 400, 75, 25, $BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON)
GUICtrlSetState($ButStart, -1)

Similarly, this does not result in the Start button having the defpushbutton style:

$ButStart = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start", 100, 400, 75, 25)

However, the "ugly hack" described in the previous thread does what I need:

GUICtrlDelete(GUICtrlCreateButton("", 0, 0, 0, 0, $BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON))
GUICtrlSetState($ButStart, $GUI_DISABLE)

So it still seems to be a bug despite the bug tracker saying "no bug", unless I'm missing something?


Edited by Dana

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Use GUICtrlSetStyle instead, you're setting the style setting of the button with $BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON, not its state.

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 rather than necroposting to a five year old thread I'll start here

Hurrah! Let us hope others take note and follow your excellent example - well done!

Certain styles cannot be changed dynamically (as it says in the Help file for GUICtrlSetStyle - and not GUICtrlSetState as you are using) - this looks to be one of them.


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