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Hi guys, I'm new to AutoIT been playing about with it for a few hours now and I'm loving it so far. I've really been taking advantage of their help feature. However no matter how many times I re-read this section, it just doesn't sink in.

Basically what I'm working with is an input box. Now, I want this input box to only take numbers... and to allow the user to assign a value to it... here's what i've tried so far.. : 

$Input1 = GUICtrlCreateInput("123", 32, 32, 33, 21)
$n = GUICtrlRead($input1)
$n = GUICtrlSetData($input1, $n)

In my head this should work haha but like I say I'm a complete newb with this... It's probably something extremely obvious. Thanks in advance guys :)

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Use the $ES_NUMBER style setting when creating the input control

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Here is a fully functional script that I think is quite similar as to what you trying to do. If you have any questions, feel free to ask.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>


Func Example()

    ; Create a GUI with various controls.
    Local $iWidthCell = 70
    $hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 400, 250)
    GUICtrlCreateLabel("X:", 5, 15, $iWidthCell)
    $hInput1 = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 20, 10, 25, 20)
    GUICtrlCreateLabel("Y:", 48, 15, $iWidthCell)
    $hInput2 = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 60, 10, 25, 20)

    ; Create a button control.
    Local $idNotepad = GUICtrlCreateButton("Run Notepad", 120, 170, 85, 25)
    Local $idClose = GUICtrlCreateButton("Close", 210, 170, 85, 25)

    ; Display the GUI.
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI)

    Local $iPID = 0

    ; Loop until the user exits.
    While 1
        Switch GUIGetMsg()
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, $idClose

            Case $idNotepad
                ; Run Notepad with the window maximized.
                $iPID = Run("notepad.exe", "", @SW_SHOWMAXIMIZED)
                ; Call functions passing them the user daya


    ; Delete the previous GUI and all controls.

    ; Close the Notepad process using the PID returned by Run.
    If $iPID Then ProcessClose($iPID)
EndFunc   ;==>Example

;Calls first coords
Func coords1($x)
EndFunc   ;==>coords1

;Calls second coords
Func coords2($y)
EndFunc   ;==>coords2


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