Rhazz

How to configure a GUI Progress Bar by a double "for" loop

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hello again, my second post in 24 hs! :P

It's my first GUI... and my first progress bar also! Sorry if I make a newbie mistake.

I want to configure a GUI Progress Bar by a double "for" loop.

Here is my code with a specific annotation with what I want to do:

Edit: new problem, I have no idea how can I continue with the next $a as if the current $a, I do not skip it because the line is an element less (I need help with both problems):

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <File.au3>
#include <String.au3>
#include <Array.au3>


Local $idGUI = GUICreate("ProgressBar", 220, 130, 100, 200)
Opt("GUIOnEventMode", 1)
GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "CLOSEButton")
Local $idInput = GUICtrlCreateInput("",80,20,60,20,$ES_NUMBER)
Local $idProgressBar = GUICtrlCreateProgress(10, 60, 200, 20)
Local $idButton1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start",85,100,50)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($idButton1, "StartProgressBar")
Local $aFileOpen = _WinAPI_GetOpenFileName("Open a text file", "Text Files (*.txt)")
Local $idCountLines = _FileCountLines($aFileOpen[2])
Local $idInputValue, $idSomething, $aFileResult, $idStringBetween

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $idGUI)
While 1
    Sleep(20000)
WEnd

Func StartProgressBar()
    If StringInStr($aFileOpen[2], ".txt") = True Then
        $idInputValue = Int(GUICtrlRead($idInput))
        If IsFloat($idCountLines/$idInputValue) = 1 Then
            $idStringBetween = _StringBetween(String($idCountLines/$idInputValue),"", ".")
            $idSomething = Number($idStringBetween[0]) + 1
        Else
            $idSomething = $idCountLines/$idInputValue
        EndIf
        For $i = 1 To $idSomething
            $aFileResult = @ScriptDir & "\result-" & $i & ".txt"
            _FileCreate($aFileResult)
            FileOpen($aFileResult,2)
            For $a = ( ( ( $i - 1 ) * $idInputValue ) + 1 ) To ( $i * $idInputValue )
                If FileReadLine($aFileOpen[2], $a) = "" Then
                    ; Here I have no idea how can I continue with the next $a as if the current $a, I do not skip it because the line is an element less
                EndIf
                FileWrite($aFileResult,FileReadLine($aFileOpen[2], $a) & " - ")
                ;Here I want to set the progress bar value = current percentage (line that it is currently reading) of the 100% (total of lines in the file opened)
            Next
            FileClose($aFileResult)
        Next
        MsgBox(0,"Done","Done")
        GUICtrlSetData($idProgressBar,0)
    Else
        MsgBox(0,"Hello :)","Please open a file :D")
    EndIf
EndFunc

Func CLOSEButton()
    Exit
EndFunc

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Edited by Rhazz
New problem added

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

First you need to get the percentage based on the multiplication of loop ($i*$a) real loops.  then divide  progressbar size by that multiplication.

100/($i*$a) that will result that number of necessary movement that you will use on loop. Finally you will get something like this.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <ProgressConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
$Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 374, 115, 192, 124)
$Progress1 = GUICtrlCreateProgress(16, 24, 345, 49)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###

Local $i=300-100
Local $a=200
Local $imove=100/($i*$a)
Local $itemp=0


For $i= 100 to 300
    For $a=1 to 200
        $itemp+=$imove
        GUICtrlSetData($Progress1,$itemp)
        ;for continue with the next $a just use ContinueLoop
    Next
    $itemp+=$imove
    GUICtrlSetData($Progress1,$itemp)

Next

ConsoleWrite($itemp & @CRLF)


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

    EndSwitch
WEnd
 

Saludos

Edited by Danyfirex

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First you need to get the percentage based on the multiplication of loop ($i*$a) real loops.  then divide  progressbar size by that multiplication.

100/($i*$a) that will result that number of necessary movement that you will use on loop. Finally you will get something like this.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <ProgressConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
$Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 374, 115, 192, 124)
$Progress1 = GUICtrlCreateProgress(16, 24, 345, 49)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###

Local $i=300-100
Local $a=200
Local $imove=100/($i*$a)
Local $itemp=0


For $i= 100 to 300
    For $a=1 to 200
        $itemp+=$imove
        GUICtrlSetData($Progress1,$itemp)
        ;for continue with the next $a just use ContinueLoop
    Next
    $itemp+=$imove
    GUICtrlSetData($Progress1,$itemp)

Next

ConsoleWrite($itemp & @CRLF)


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

    EndSwitch
WEnd
 

Saludos

Spanish: Veo que hablás español, así que hola! "ContinueLoop" salta la linea del primer archivo y no la agrega a la linea del segundo archivo, ejemplo:

  • Línea 1 - Línea 2 - Línea 3 -
  • Línea 5 - Línea 6 - Línea 7- Línea 8 -

Si te fijas, saltó la línea 4 (suponiendo que está vacía). Igualmente tengo que mirarlo con detenimiento para ver qué puedo hacer, pero no he tenido tiempo.

 

English: Hi, with ContinueLoop the script skips the empty line (of the first file) and therefore there is an element less in the line of the second file (the empty line of the first file becomes into empty space in the second file). e.g. the user wants four lines (of the 1st file) per line (of the 2nd file) and the fourth line (of the 1st file) is empty:

  • Line 1 - Line 2 - Line 3 -
  • Line 5 - Line 6 - Line 7 - Line 8

In the first line there is an element less.Whatever, I have to try it again, these days I didn't have much time.

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Si fijate en la ayuda y notaras un ejemplo que continueloop esquiva un determinado loop.

Yes look into help file and you will notice an example that continuwloop avoid a determined loop.

 

Saludos

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Si fijate en la ayuda y notaras un ejemplo que continueloop esquiva un determinado loop.

Yes look into help file and you will notice an example that continuwloop avoid a determined loop.

 

Saludos

I said that ContinueLoop doesn't work, I want to skip a line, not skip a loop. Sorry if I didn't explain me well. Here are another example with the code:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <File.au3>
#include <String.au3>
#include <Array.au3>


Local $idGUI = GUICreate("ProgressBar", 220, 130, 100, 200)
Opt("GUIOnEventMode", 1)
GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "CLOSEButton")
Local $idInput = GUICtrlCreateInput("",80,20,60,20,$ES_NUMBER)
Local $idProgressBar = GUICtrlCreateProgress(10, 60, 200, 20)
Local $idButton1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start",85,100,50)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($idButton1, "StartProgressBar")
Local $aFileOpen = _WinAPI_GetOpenFileName("Open a text file", "Text Files (*.txt)")
Local $idCountLines = _FileCountLines($aFileOpen[2])
Local $idInputValue, $idSomething, $aFileResult, $idStringBetween

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $idGUI)
While 1
    Sleep(20000)
WEnd

Func StartProgressBar()
    If StringInStr($aFileOpen[2], ".txt") = True Then
        $idInputValue = Int(GUICtrlRead($idInput))
        If IsFloat($idCountLines/$idInputValue) = 1 Then
            $idStringBetween = _StringBetween(String($idCountLines/$idInputValue),"", ".")
            $idSomething = Number($idStringBetween[0]) + 1
        Else
            $idSomething = $idCountLines/$idInputValue
        EndIf
        For $i = 1 To $idSomething
            $aFileResult = @ScriptDir & "\result-" & $i & ".txt"
            _FileCreate($aFileResult)
            FileOpen($aFileResult,2)
            For $a = ( ( ( $i - 1 ) * $idInputValue ) + 1 ) To ( $i * $idInputValue )
                If FileReadLine($aFileOpen[2], $a) = "" Then
                    ; ContinueLoop
                    ; Here I have no idea how can I continue with the next $a as if the current $a, I do not skip it because the line is an element less
                EndIf
                GUICtrlSetData($idProgressBar, (100/($i*$a)))
                MsgBox(0,"",(100/($i*$a)))
                FileWrite($aFileResult,FileReadLine($aFileOpen[2], $a) & " - ")
                ; Here I want to set the progress bar value = current percentage (line that it is currently reading) of the 100% (total of lines in the file opened)
            Next
            FileClose($aFileResult)
        Next
        MsgBox(0,"Done","Done")
        Sleep(5000)
        GUICtrlSetData($idProgressBar,0)
    Else
        MsgBox(0,"Hello :)","Please open a file :D")
    EndIf
EndFunc

Func CLOSEButton()
    Exit
EndFunc

With a first text file that contains:

Line1
Line2
Line3
Line4

Line6
Line7
Line8
Line9
Line10
Line11
Line12

And if the user introduces "6" the result is:

  • result-1.txt --> Line1 - Line2 - Line3 - Line4 - Line6 - (five lines, the user wants six)
  • result-2.txt --> Line7 - Line8 - Line9 - Line10 - Line11 - Line12 - (six lines, great)

I have been reading the Help File and I think that there are two options that might work:

  1. Read the text file and create a temporary file without blank lines, and use it to create the final text file.
  2. Try to use _FileReadToArray

What do you think about it? What is most effectively? Are there a better option?

And with that code, the progress bar works wrong :s I didn't find the correct operation, I think that might it works with _FileReadToArray (the total of it would be 100% and the current row/position would be the current percentage).

PS: I also think maybe using _FileReadToArray might be too much work for big text files... I'm wrong?

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Simply check for a not empty line. also create a variable counter to plus one every time that is not emply line instead using $i.

 

Saludos

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#7 ·  Posted (edited)

Simply check for a not empty line. also create a variable counter to plus one every time that is not emply line instead using $i.

 

Saludos

That doesn't work because I need to exclude the empty lines, but what you say will return the numbers of non-empty lines and the script will read that numbers of lines but without skip the blank lines.

A good news: Finally I could set the progress bar! It works now! I used "Total Of Lines" / ("Current Line" * 100)

Finally I got the solution!!!!

I created another variable to set what line have to read the script. Here is my full code, I hope be helpful for somebody :)

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <File.au3>
#include <String.au3>
#include <Array.au3>


Local $idGUI = GUICreate("ProgressBar", 220, 130, 100, 200)
Opt("GUIOnEventMode", 1)
GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "CLOSEButton")
Local $idInput = GUICtrlCreateInput("",80,20,60,20,$ES_NUMBER)
Local $idProgressBar = GUICtrlCreateProgress(10, 60, 200, 20)
Local $idButton1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start",85,100,50)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($idButton1, "StartProgressBar")
Local $aFileOpen = _WinAPI_GetOpenFileName("Open a text file", "Text Files (*.txt)")
Local $idCountLines = _FileCountLines($aFileOpen[2])
Local $idInputValue, $idSomething, $aFileResult, $idStringBetween, $LineToRead, $totalNonEmptyLines
For $y = 1 To $idCountLines
    If FileReadLine($aFileOpen[2],$y) <> "" Then $totalNonEmptyLines += 1
Next


GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $idGUI)
While 1
    Sleep(20000)
WEnd

Func StartProgressBar()
    If StringInStr($aFileOpen[2], ".txt") = True Then
        $idInputValue = Int(GUICtrlRead($idInput))
        If IsFloat($totalNonEmptyLines/$idInputValue) = 1 Then
            $idStringBetween = _StringBetween(String($totalNonEmptyLines/$idInputValue),"", ".")
            $idSomething = Number($idStringBetween[0]) + 1
        Else
            $idSomething = $totalNonEmptyLines/$idInputValue
        EndIf
        For $i = 1 To $idSomething
            $aFileResult = @ScriptDir & "\result-" & $i & ".txt"
            _FileCreate($aFileResult)
            FileOpen($aFileResult,2)
            For $a = ( ( ( $i - 1 ) * $idInputValue ) + 1 ) To ( $i * $idInputValue )
                $LineToRead += 1
                While FileReadLine($aFileOpen[2], $LineToRead) = ""
                    $LineToRead += 1
                    If $a = $idCountLines Then ExitLoop
                WEnd
                GUICtrlSetData($idProgressBar, (($LineToRead*100)/$totalNonEmptyLines))
                FileWrite($aFileResult,FileReadLine($aFileOpen[2], $LineToRead) & " - ")
            Next
            FileClose($aFileResult)
        Next
        MsgBox(0,"Done","Done")
        GUICtrlSetData($idProgressBar,0)
    Else
        MsgBox(0,"Hello :)","Please open a file :D")
    EndIf
EndFunc

Func CLOSEButton()
    Exit
EndFunc

 

Edited by Rhazz
Finally solved!

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This is an Old post but anyways here an Advise:

Why you dont use Round(), you will avoid unnecessary call to _StringBetween?
Your Code:

If IsFloat($totalNonEmptyLines/$idInputValue) = 1 Then
            $idStringBetween = _StringBetween(String($totalNonEmptyLines/$idInputValue),"", ".")
            $idSomething = Number($idStringBetween[0]) + 1

What I would probably do:
 

If IsFloat($totalNonEmptyLines/$idInputValue) = 1 Then
            $id = Round($totalNonEmptyLines/$idInputValue),0)
            $idnum = Number($id + 1)

This is just an Idea but I think is more efficient.

Kind Regards
Alien
 

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      #AutoIt3Wrapper_UseUpx=n #AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64=n #AutoIt3Wrapper_Change2CUI=y #include <Process.au3> #include <Array.au3> If $CmdLine[0] = 0 Then If _ProcessGetName(ProcessGetParent(@AutoItPID)) = "cmd.exe" Then ;ConsoleWrite("Program was started in CMD" & @CRLF) If Mod($CmdLine[0], 2) <> 0 Then Exit MsgBox(16, $sTitle, "Invalid number of parameters! has to be a multiple of 2!") If $CmdLine[0] = 0 Then Exit MsgBox(16, $sTitle, "No parameters passed!") For $i = 1 To $CmdLine[0] Step 2 If $CmdLine[$i] = "/switch" Then MsgBox(64, "Passed Parameters", "/switch is " & $CmdLine[$i+1]) If $CmdLine[$i] = "/?" Then MsgBox(64, "Passed Parameters", "/? " ) Next _ArrayDisplay($CmdLine) Else #include <ButtonConstants.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <WindowsConstants.au3> $Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 239, 65, 192, 124) $Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Button1", 32, 24, 75, 25) $Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Button2", 120, 24, 75, 25) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) While 1 $nMsg = GUIGetMsg() Switch $nMsg Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Exit Case $Button1 button1() Case $button2 button2() EndSwitch WEnd EndIf EndIf Exit Func button1() MsgBox(16, "title", "button1()!") EndFunc Func button2() MsgBox(16, "title", "button1()!") EndFunc Func ProcessGetParent($i_PID) ;get PID from parent process done by SmOke_N Local $TH32CS_SNAPPROCESS = 0x00000002 Local $a_tool_help = DllCall("Kernel32.dll", "long", "CreateToolhelp32Snapshot", "int", $TH32CS_SNAPPROCESS, "int", 0) If IsArray($a_tool_help) = 0 Or $a_tool_help[0] = -1 Then Return SetError(1, 0, $i_PID) Local $tagPROCESSENTRY32 = _ DllStructCreate( _ "dword dwsize;" & _ "dword cntUsage;" & _ "dword th32ProcessID;" & _ "uint th32DefaultHeapID;" & _ "dword th32ModuleID;" & _ "dword cntThreads;" & _ "dword th32ParentProcessID;" & _ "long pcPriClassBase;" & _ "dword dwFlags;" & _ "char szExeFile[260]" _ ) DllStructSetData($tagPROCESSENTRY32, 1, DllStructGetSize($tagPROCESSENTRY32)) Local $p_PROCESSENTRY32 = DllStructGetPtr($tagPROCESSENTRY32) Local $a_pfirst = DllCall("Kernel32.dll", "int", "Process32First", "long", $a_tool_help[0], "ptr", $p_PROCESSENTRY32) If IsArray($a_pfirst) = 0 Then Return SetError(2, 0, $i_PID) Local $a_pnext, $i_return = 0 If DllStructGetData($tagPROCESSENTRY32, "th32ProcessID") = $i_PID Then $i_return = DllStructGetData($tagPROCESSENTRY32, "th32ParentProcessID") DllCall("Kernel32.dll", "int", "CloseHandle", "long", $a_tool_help[0]) If $i_return Then Return $i_return Return $i_PID EndIf While @error = 0 $a_pnext = DllCall("Kernel32.dll", "int", "Process32Next", "long", $a_tool_help[0], "ptr", $p_PROCESSENTRY32) If DllStructGetData($tagPROCESSENTRY32, "th32ProcessID") = $i_PID Then $i_return = DllStructGetData($tagPROCESSENTRY32, "th32ParentProcessID") If $i_return Then ExitLoop $i_return = $i_PID ExitLoop EndIf WEnd DllCall("Kernel32.dll", "int", "CloseHandle", "long", $a_tool_help[0]) Return $i_return EndFunc ;==>ProcessGetParent  
    • Jibberish
      By Jibberish
      Hello,
      I have used this forum to get help many times. I thought it was time to (hopefully) help others.
      I created a script that reads a text file with a list of videos, displays the videos in a GUI with checkboxes next to the names, and displays the selected videos. This will become a part of a larger script I am creating to test a video player. The tough part for me was creating the GUI and Dynamic list of videos. I had a lot of trouble finding samples to help me, but finally found one  written by Melba23. The link is in the code, so he gets credit for helping! I also have not used arrays much and they are very picky about looping through the arrays without getting the dreaded error " Array variable has incorrect number of subscripts or subscript dimension range exceeded."  However diligence paid off!
      To run this code, take the video names commented below and create a videos.txt file in your script execution directory. You can put however many video names in this list. Thus the dynamic features of the code.
      Cheers!
      Jibberish
      #include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> #include <StringConstants.au3> #include <array.au3> #include <File.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> Local $sMediaFile = @ScriptDir & "\videos.txt" ;~ Videos in videos.txt are: ;~ bbb_1080_60s.mp4 ;~ bbb_1080_60s_1.mp4 ;~ bbb_1080_60s_2.mp4 ;~ tos_4K_60s_HEVC.mp4 ;~ tos_4K_60s_HEVC_1.mp4 ;~ tos_4K_60s_HEVC_2.mp4 ;~ ;~ Additional videos can be added to this list. The functions are Dynamic. Dim $aMediaManifest Local $aArrayFile Local $aVideos Local $sVideoName Local $i ; MAIN ; Put the Video File Names into an Array _FileReadToArray($sMediaFile, $aArrayFile) Local $iVideoCount = UBound($aArrayFile) -1 ; Get the number of videos - 1 to prevent errors _ArrayDelete($aArrayFile, 0) ;Counter just gets in the way ; Move backwards through the array deleting the blank lines For $i = $iVideoCount - 1 To 0 Step -1 If $aArrayFile[$i] = "" Then _ArrayDelete($aArrayFile, $i) EndIf Next $aVideos = DisplayVideos($aArrayFile) $iVideoCount = UBound($aArrayFile) -1 _ArrayDisplay($aVideos) ; Display the checked videos ;~ End of MAIN ;~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ; ; GUI to display Videos in checkboxes ; ;~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Func DisplayVideos($aArrayFile) Local $iTop = -1 Local $iLeft = -1 Local $iWidth Local $iHeight = $iVideoCount * 30 Local $iL = 10 Local $iT = 10 Local $iRow = 0 Local $aVideo Local $iA = 0, $iB = 0 Local $sFill = "" $iMMCount = UBound($aArrayFile) $iMMNewCount = $iMMCount - 1 Local $aGUICheckbox[$iMMCount] Local $aCheckedVideos[$iMMCount] ; Put the Video File Names into an Array $hGUI = GUICreate("Video Checkbox", $iLeft, $iTop, $iWidth, $iHeight) GUICtrlCreateLabel("Videos", 180, $iT) $iT = $iT + 30 ; This is a great example of using arrays to create GUI check boxes or radio buttons For $i = 0 To $iMMNewCount Step 1 $sMP4Text = $aArrayFile[$i] $aGUICheckbox[$i] = GUICtrlCreateCheckbox($sMP4Text, 30, $iT) $iT += 30 Next $idClose1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Start", $iL, $iT) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) ; This section reads the checkboxes and puts the video names in an array in their original position ; in case this is important (as it is to me) ; This was the toughest part to code, and I found no samples online until I saw Melba23's sample here: ; https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/119843-dynamic-gui-problem/#comment-832672 ; I got this working with only a little modification. THANK YOU MELBA23 While 1 $nMsg = GUIGetMsg() Switch $nMsg Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Exit Case $idClose1 For $i = 0 To $iMMNewCount Step 1 Switch GUICtrlRead($aGUICheckbox[$i]) Case $GUI_CHECKED $aCheckedVideos[$i] = $aArrayFile[$i] Case $GUI_UNCHECKED EndSwitch Next ExitLoop EndSwitch WEnd GUIDelete($hGUI) Return $aCheckedVideos EndFunc ;==>DisplayVideos  
    • thoms
      By thoms
      Hello Forum,
      As said in the title, I'm searching a way to disable all tabstops in a GUI. My GUI includes 15 buttons and 3 edit controls.
      My questions:
      - is there a way to disable all tabstops at a time
      - is there a way to list all controls of a GUI and then disable tabstops one by one
      - or should I use the following line after each button creation:
      _WinAPI_SetWindowLong(GUICtrlGetHandle(-1), $GWL_STYLE, BitAND(_WinAPI_GetWindowLong(GUICtrlGetHandle(-1), $GWL_STYLE), BitNOT($WS_TABSTOP))) Thanks in advance for your valuable help!
      Thoms
      Edit: or maybe disable TAB key? I don't remember how to do!