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Setting color of richedit

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I know how to select, set color, then deselect but I'm trying to get more of a Microsoft word style richedit.

In word you can Highlight and change color, it only changes color of highlighted text, or you can change the color and it changes the color the text after the caret position.

Just doing _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetCharColor($hRichEdit, $color) changes the color for all of the text in the richedit and I'm trying to avoid that.

Is this possible?

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Which version of AutoIt you are using ?

in the current 3.3.14.2 you should first select text and then use  _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetCharColor($hRichEdit, $color)

 

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I can use _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetSel($hRichEdit, $iAnchor, $iActive) to set that specific text but I'm trying to make it so that when I set the char color, all characters after the current point is the color and nothing in front of it is changed.

I'm trying to avoid checking the RichEdit control to see if the length has changed and selecting then changing the color

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Well I guess I just needed a couple of hours of tinkering away and it and going back to one of my old projects.

The solution is to use _SendMessage

Local $tCharFormat = DllStructCreate($tagCHARFORMAT)
        
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 1, DllStructGetSize($tCharFormat))
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 2, $CFM_COLOR)
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 6, _ColorSetCOLORREF(_ColorGetRGB("0x" & Hex($selected_color, 6))))
        
        _SendMessage($rtfEdit, $EM_SETCHARFORMAT, $SCF_SELECTION, DllStructGetPtr($tCharFormat))

And here's an example of how to use it.

#include <GuiRichEdit.au3>
#include <GUIConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <Color.au3>
#include <Constants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPIGdi.au3>

AutoItSetOption("GuiOnEventMode", 1)

Global $frmMain = GUICreate("RichEdit Example", 580, 400)
Global $frmColorSelector = CreateColorSelector()
Global $rtfEdit = _GUICtrlRichEdit_Create($frmMain, "Default Black Text", 0, 0, 580, 400, BitOR($ES_MULTILINE, $WS_VSCROLL, $ES_AUTOVSCROLL))

GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "Close", $frmMain)

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $frmMain)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $frmColorSelector)

While (1)
    Sleep(100)
Wend

Func Close()
    GUIDelete($frmColorSelector)
    GUIDelete($frmMain)
    
    Exit(0)
EndFunc

Func CreateColorSelector()
Local $hWnd_gui = GUICreate("Text color",116,93, 18,20,$WS_POPUP+$WS_BORDER,$WS_EX_MDICHILD,$frmMain)
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",2,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x000000")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",2,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x800000")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",2,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFF0000")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",2,44,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFF00FF")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",2,58,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFF99CC")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",16,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x993300")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",16,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFF6600")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",16,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFF9900")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",16,44,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFFCC00")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",16,58,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFFCC99")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",30,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x333300")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",30,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x808000")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",30,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x99CC00")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",30,44,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFFFF00")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",30,58,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xFFFF99")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",44,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x003300")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",44,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x008000")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",44,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x339966")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",44,44,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x00FF00")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",44,58,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xCCFFCC")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",58,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x003366")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",58,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x008080")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",58,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x33CCCC")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",58,44,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x00FFFF")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",58,58,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xCCFFFF")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",72,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x000080")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",72,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x0000FF")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",72,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x3366FF")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",72,44,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x00CCFF")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",72,58,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x99CCFF")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",86,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x333399")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",86,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x666699")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",86,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x800080")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",86,44,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x993366")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",86,58,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xCC99FF")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",100,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x333333")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",100,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x808080")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",100,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x999999")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",100,44,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0xC0C0C0")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",100,58,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("Drag", 0, 72, 116, 20, -1, BitOR($WS_EX_TRANSPARENT, $GUI_WS_EX_PARENTDRAG))
Return $hWnd_gui
EndFunc

Func SetColor()
    Local $selected_color = GUICtrlGetBkColor(@GUI_CtrlId)
    
    If ($selected_color > -1) Then
        Local $tCharFormat = DllStructCreate($tagCHARFORMAT)
        
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 1, DllStructGetSize($tCharFormat))
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 2, $CFM_COLOR)
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 6, _ColorSetCOLORREF(_ColorGetRGB("0x" & Hex($selected_color, 6))))
        
        _SendMessage($rtfEdit, $EM_SETCHARFORMAT, $SCF_SELECTION, DllStructGetPtr($tCharFormat))
    EndIf
    
    _WinAPI_SetFocus($rtfEdit)
EndFunc   ;==>SetColor

Func GUICtrlGetBkColor($iControlID)
    Local $hHandle = GUICtrlGetHandle($iControlID)
    Local $hDC = _WinAPI_GetDC($hHandle)
    Local $bGetBkColor = _WinAPI_GetPixel($hDC, 2, 2)
    
    Return $bGetBkColor
EndFunc ;==>GUICtrlGetBkColor

 

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Which version of AutoIt you are using ?

You did not answer.
This is important, as in the last relaese there were changes.


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3.3.12.0

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Amazing, looks look in 3.3.14 it did exactly what I needed.

Spent 3 hours trying to get this to work, could have just updated and had it fixed in 15 seconds.

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I told you 2 hours ago :)

 

 


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I was deep in code lol

Thanks for the help!

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Since we're talking about rich edit...

Whenever I do _GUICtrlRichEdit_StreamToFile or _GUICtrlRichEdit_StreamFromFile (Idk which is doing it) it will append an extra line to the RichEdit. Any particular reason why? I'm not using any extra parameters other than the handle and the file

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Make a repro snippet, to show what you mean.

btw.
Cool idea with this draging color palette.


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Anticipating Errors :  "Any program that accepts data from a user must include code to validate that data before sending it to the data store. You cannot rely on the data store, ...., or even your programming language to notify you of problems. You must check every byte entered by your users, making sure that data is the correct type for its field and that required fields are not empty."

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Same example as the one above except I added

_GUICtrlRichEdit_StreamFromFile($rtfEdit, @ScriptDir & "\Edit.rtf")

Right after creating the RichEdit and

_GUICtrlRichEdit_StreamToFile($rtfEdit, @ScriptDir & "\Edit.rtf")

Right before deleting the GUI

Opening and closing it constantly adds an extra new line to the end. I don't know if it's coming from StreamFromFile or StreamToFile

#include <GuiRichEdit.au3>
#include <GUIConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <Color.au3>
#include <Constants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPIGdi.au3>

AutoItSetOption("GuiOnEventMode", 1)

Global $frmMain = GUICreate("RichEdit Example", 580, 400)
Global $frmColorSelector = CreateColorSelector()
Global $rtfEdit = _GUICtrlRichEdit_Create($frmMain, "Default Black Text", 0, 0, 580, 400, BitOR($ES_MULTILINE, $WS_VSCROLL, $ES_AUTOVSCROLL))
_GUICtrlRichEdit_StreamFromFile($rtfEdit, @ScriptDir & "\Edit.rtf")

GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "Close", $frmMain)

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $frmMain)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $frmColorSelector)

While (1)
    Sleep(100)
Wend

Func Close()
    _GUICtrlRichEdit_StreamToFile($rtfEdit, @ScriptDir & "\Edit.rtf")
    GUIDelete($frmColorSelector)
    GUIDelete($frmMain)
    
    Exit(0)
EndFunc

Func CreateColorSelector()
Local $hWnd_gui = GUICreate("Text color",116,93, 18,20,$WS_POPUP+$WS_BORDER,$WS_EX_MDICHILD,$frmMain)
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",2,2,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x000000")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",2,16,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1,"0x800000")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("",2,30,14,14,-1,512)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
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GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1,"SetColor")
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EndFunc

Func SetColor()
    Local $selected_color = GUICtrlGetBkColor(@GUI_CtrlId)
    
    If ($selected_color > -1) Then
        Local $tCharFormat = DllStructCreate($tagCHARFORMAT)
        
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 1, DllStructGetSize($tCharFormat))
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 2, $CFM_COLOR)
        DllStructSetData($tCharFormat, 6, _ColorSetCOLORREF(_ColorGetRGB("0x" & Hex($selected_color, 6))))
        _SendMessage($rtfEdit, $EM_SETCHARFORMAT, $SCF_SELECTION, DllStructGetPtr($tCharFormat))
    EndIf
    
    _WinAPI_SetFocus($rtfEdit)
EndFunc   ;==>SetColor

Func GUICtrlGetBkColor($iControlID)
    Local $hHandle = GUICtrlGetHandle($iControlID)
    Local $hDC = _WinAPI_GetDC($hHandle)
    Local $bGetBkColor = _WinAPI_GetPixel($hDC, 2, 2)
    
    Return $bGetBkColor
EndFunc ;==>GUICtrlGetBkColor

 

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This was asked before:

Some other discussion over the internet:

http://codeverge.com/embarcadero.delphi.vcl.using/problem-with-trichedit-in-xe5-em/1079375

http://www.devsuperpage.com/search/Articles.aspx?G=2&ArtID=106552

I have no Idea why, first I can think this is internal MS Component behavior, but I'm not sure.


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Kind of annoying but I went ahead and just use StringReplace to replace the last instance of the \par. I guess it's StreamToFile (and StreamToVar) both append an extra new line.

StringReplace(_GUICtrlRichEdit_StreamToVar($rtfEdit, True), "\par", "", -1)

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Example .......: Yes, at the end of the file ; =============================================================================================================================== Func GUICtrlComboSetColors_SetAutoSize($idCombo, $iExtendLeft = Default, $sFont = Default, $fSize = Default, $iStyle = Default) ConsoleWrite('+ Func GUICtrlComboSetColors_AutoSizeSet("' & $idCombo & '", "' & $iExtendLeft & '", "' & $sFont & '", "' & $fSize & '", "' & $iStyle & '")' & @CRLF) $idCombo = Int($idCombo) ; just in case the value is a string Local $n, $iArrayIndex = 0, $iCtrl = 0 If $idCombo > 0 Then For $n = 1 To $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[0][0] If $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$n][0] = $idCombo Then ; the expected value, is the ControlID $iArrayIndex = $n ExitLoop EndIf Next Return SetError(4, 0, -1) ; $iArrayIndex not found ElseIf $idCombo < 0 Then ; the expected value, is a negative of array's index .. $iArrayIndex = Int(StringTrimLeft(StringStripWS($idCombo, 8), 1)) ; .. so now is a positive value .. If $iArrayIndex < 1 Then Return SetError(3, 0, -1) ; .. else, error .. If $iArrayIndex > $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[0][0] Then Return SetError(2, 0, -1) ; .. as long as is not greater than expected Else Return SetError(1, 0, -1) ; could not find a usable value EndIf Switch $iExtendLeft Case 0, 1, 2 $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][12] = $iExtendLeft EndSwitch Local $aCtrlPos = WinGetPos($g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][1]) If UBound($aCtrlPos) <> 4 Then Return SetError(5, 0, -1) ; could not get a usable value Local $sString = StringReplace(_GUICtrlComboBox_GetList($g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][0]), "|", @CRLF) Local $aStrWidth = _GDIPlus_MeasureString($sString, $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][13], $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][14], $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][15]) If UBound($aStrWidth) <> 2 Then Return SetError(6, 0, -1) ; could not get a usable value If $aStrWidth[0] < $aCtrlPos[2] Then $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][8] = 0 Else $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][8] = $aStrWidth[0] - $aCtrlPos[2] If $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][12] = 2 Then $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$iArrayIndex][8] = Int("-" & $aStrWidth[0] - $aCtrlPos[2]) EndIf Return $aStrWidth[0] EndFunc ;==>GUICtrlComboSetColors_SetAutoSize Func _GDIPlus_MeasureString($sString, $sFont = "Arial", $fSize = 12, $iStyle = 0, $bRound = True) ConsoleWrite('Func _GDIPlus_MeasureString("' & $sString & '", "' & $sFont & '", "' & $fSize & '", "' & $iStyle & '", "' & $bRound & '")' & @CRLF) ; original code @ https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/150736-gdi-wrapping-text/?do=findComment&comment=1077210 If Not $__g_iGDIPRef Then _GDIPlus_Startup() ; added by argumentum for this UDF's implementation ( AutoIt v3.3.14 ) due to the way the function is written ;~ Func _GDIPlus_Startup($sGDIPDLL = Default, $bRetDllHandle = False) ;~ $__g_iGDIPRef += 1 <-- I believe this aspect should be coded differently in "GDIPlus.au3" ;~ If $__g_iGDIPRef > 1 Then Return True Local $aSize[2] Local Const $hFamily = _GDIPlus_FontFamilyCreate($sFont) If Not $hFamily Then Return SetError(1, 0, $aSize) Local Const $hFormat = _GDIPlus_StringFormatCreate() Local Const $hFont = _GDIPlus_FontCreate($hFamily, $fSize, $iStyle) Local Const $tLayout = _GDIPlus_RectFCreate(0, 0, 0, 0) Local Const $hGraphic = _GDIPlus_GraphicsCreateFromHWND(0) Local $aInfo = _GDIPlus_GraphicsMeasureString($hGraphic, $sString, $hFont, $tLayout, $hFormat) $aSize[0] = $bRound ? Round($aInfo[0].Width, 0) : $aInfo[0].Width $aSize[1] = $bRound ? Round($aInfo[0].Height, 0) : $aInfo[0].Height _GDIPlus_FontDispose($hFont) _GDIPlus_FontFamilyDispose($hFamily) _GDIPlus_StringFormatDispose($hFormat) _GDIPlus_GraphicsDispose($hGraphic) Return $aSize EndFunc ;==>_GDIPlus_MeasureString Func OnAutoItExit_UDF_WM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX() For $i = 1 To $g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[0][0] If Int($g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$i][5]) Then _WinAPI_DeleteObject($g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX[$i][5]) Next If $__g_iGDIPRef Then _GDIPlus_Shutdown() EndFunc ;==>OnAutoItExit_UDF_WM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX #EndRegion GUICtrlComboSetColors UDF Example() Func Example() ; Create GUI GUICreate("ComboBox Set DROPDOWNLIST BgColor", 640, 300) Local $a_idCombo[7] = [6] $a_idCombo[1] = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 2, 2, 390, 296, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWNLIST, $WS_HSCROLL, $WS_VSCROLL)) GUICtrlComboSetColors($a_idCombo[1], 0xEEEEEE, -2, Default) Example_FillTheCombo($a_idCombo[1]) GUICtrlCreateLabel("<<< change BG color, default theme && size ", 400, 4, 396, 296) $a_idCombo[2] = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 2, 32, 390, 296, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWNLIST, $WS_HSCROLL, $WS_VSCROLL)) GUICtrlComboSetColors($a_idCombo[2], 0x0000FF, 0xFFFF00, 0) Example_FillTheCombo($a_idCombo[2]) GUICtrlCreateLabel("<<< change colors", 400, 34, 396, 296) $a_idCombo[3] = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 2, 62, 390, 296, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWNLIST, $WS_HSCROLL, $WS_VSCROLL)) GUICtrlComboSetColors($a_idCombo[3], 0xdddddd, Default, 100) Example_FillTheCombo($a_idCombo[3]) GUICtrlCreateLabel("<<< change BG color, resize 100px. left", 400, 64, 396, 296) $a_idCombo[4] = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 2, 92, 390, 296, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWNLIST, $WS_HSCROLL, $WS_VSCROLL)) GUICtrlComboSetColors($a_idCombo[4], Default, 0x0000FF, -100) Example_FillTheCombo($a_idCombo[4]) GUICtrlCreateLabel("<<< change FG color, resize 100px. right", 400, 94, 396, 296) $a_idCombo[5] = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 2, 122, 390, 296, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWNLIST, $WS_HSCROLL, $WS_VSCROLL)) GUICtrlComboSetColors($a_idCombo[5], 0x00FFFF, 0x0000FF, 1) Example_FillTheCombo($a_idCombo[5]) GUICtrlCreateLabel("<<< change colors, resize auto left", 400, 124, 396, 296) $a_idCombo[6] = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 2, 152, 390, 296, BitOR($CBS_DROPDOWNLIST, $WS_HSCROLL, $WS_VSCROLL)) GUICtrlSetFont($a_idCombo[6], 10, 400, 0, "Courier New") GUICtrlComboSetColors($a_idCombo[6], Default, Default, "2;Courier New;10") Example_FillTheCombo($a_idCombo[6]) GUICtrlCreateLabel("<<< default colors, resize auto right", 400, 154, 396, 296) Local $bttnArrayShow = GUICtrlCreateButton("Show array", 2, 296 - 27, 75, 25) Local $bttnStrMore = GUICtrlCreateButton("Longer str.", 102, 296 - 27, 75, 25) Local $idLorem = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 195, 296 - 27, 50, 25) Local $bttnStrLess = GUICtrlCreateButton("Shorter str.", 252, 296 - 27, 75, 25) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) WinActivate("ComboBox Set DROPDOWNLIST BgColor") ;~ Sleep(3500) ; you can reassign colors, size, or restore default ;~ GUICtrlComboSetColors($idCombo5, Default, Default, 300) ; this resets the Control back to default and changes $iExtendLeft ;~ GUICtrlComboSetColors($idCombo5, 0x0000FF, 0x00FFFF, -1) ; this changes the colors and keeps $iExtendLeft as it was ;~ GUICtrlComboSetColors($idCombo5, -1, -1, 300) ; using "-1" will keep the existing colors ;~ ; so in this case, only the $iExtendLeft is declared ;~ Example_FillTheCombo($idCombo5) ;~ Sleep(500) ; after removal, it will not repaint "hList", but then again, you're deleteing the control ;~ GUICtrlComboSetColors($idColors, -3) ;~ GUICtrlDelete($idCombo2) Local $iLorem = 5, $sLorem = "" Example_LoremStr($iLorem, $sLorem, $a_idCombo, $idLorem) ; Loop until the user exits. While 1 Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE GUIDelete() Return Case $bttnArrayShow _ArrayDisplay($g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX, "$g__aWM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX") Case $bttnStrMore $iLorem += 5 Example_LoremStr($iLorem, $sLorem, $a_idCombo, $idLorem) Case $bttnStrLess $iLorem -= 5 Example_LoremStr($iLorem, $sLorem, $a_idCombo, $idLorem) EndSwitch WEnd EndFunc ;==>Example Func Example_FillTheCombo(ByRef $idComboCtrl) GUICtrlSetData($idComboCtrl, "") _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($idComboCtrl, "something") _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($idComboCtrl, "something else") _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($idComboCtrl, "blah, blah, blah, blah") _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($idComboCtrl, "Lorem will change") Local $a = _GUICtrlComboBox_GetListArray($idComboCtrl) GUICtrlSetData($idComboCtrl, $a[1]) EndFunc ;==>Example_FillTheCombo Func Example_LoremStr(ByRef $iLorem, ByRef $sLorem, ByRef $a_idCombo, ByRef $idLorem) Local Static $s = "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit, sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore magna aliquam erat volutpat." $s &= " Ut wisi enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exerci tation ullamcorper suscipit lobortis nisl ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat." Local Static $i = 5, $a = StringSplit($s, " ") If $iLorem < 1 Then $iLorem = 1 If $iLorem > $a[0] Then $iLorem = $a[0] Local $x, $iLastEntry $sLorem = "" GUICtrlSetData($idLorem, $iLorem & ' words') For $x = 1 To $iLorem $sLorem &= $a[$x] & " " Next For $x = 1 To $a_idCombo[0] $iLastEntry = _GUICtrlComboBox_GetCount($a_idCombo[$x]) - 1 _GUICtrlComboBox_DeleteString($a_idCombo[$x], $iLastEntry) _GUICtrlComboBox_AddString($a_idCombo[$x], $sLorem) Next EndFunc ;==>Example_LoremStr new in v0.0.0.5: auto size the dropdown.
    • loganizzi
      By loganizzi
      If you look at the help file for the above command, you'll see that it states that it only works for certain zoom values (100 and 200 to 6400).   I assume that this is due to an issue in an MSDN library that the command relies on.
      After doing some investigating, I noticed that the GUIRichEdit.au3 library file contains the following code:
      ; #FUNCTION# ==================================================================================================================== ; Authors........: Chris Haslam (c.haslam) ; Modified ......: ; =============================================================================================================================== Func _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetZoom($hWnd, $iPercent) If Not _WinAPI_IsClassName($hWnd, $__g_sRTFClassName) Then Return SetError(101, 0, False) If Not __GCR_IsNumeric($iPercent, ">0") Then Return SetError(1021, 0, False) Local $iNumerator, $iDenominator Select Case Not ($iPercent = 100 Or ($iPercent >= 200 And $iPercent < 6400)) Return SetError(1022, 0, False) Case $iPercent >= 100 $iNumerator = 10000 $iDenominator = 10000 / ($iPercent / 100) Case Else $iNumerator = 10000 * ($iPercent / 100) $iDenominator = 10000 EndSelect Return _SendMessage($hWnd, $EM_SETZOOM, $iNumerator, $iDenominator) <> 0 EndFunc ;==>_GUICtrlRichEdit_SetZoom Which ensures that values are only within the bounds specified in the help file.    I found that if I comment out the portion of the code that limits the values, the function works fine for most (if not all) values.   I changed the code in the library file to this by simply commenting out the restricting lines of code:
      ; #FUNCTION# ==================================================================================================================== ; Authors........: Chris Haslam (c.haslam) ; Modified ......: ; =============================================================================================================================== Func _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetZoom($hWnd, $iPercent) If Not _WinAPI_IsClassName($hWnd, $__g_sRTFClassName) Then Return SetError(101, 0, False) If Not __GCR_IsNumeric($iPercent, ">0") Then Return SetError(1021, 0, False) Local $iNumerator, $iDenominator Select ; Case Not ($iPercent = 100 Or ($iPercent >= 200 And $iPercent < 6400)) ; Return SetError(1022, 0, False) Case $iPercent >= 100 $iNumerator = 10000 $iDenominator = 10000 / ($iPercent / 100) Case Else $iNumerator = 10000 * ($iPercent / 100) $iDenominator = 10000 EndSelect Return _SendMessage($hWnd, $EM_SETZOOM, $iNumerator, $iDenominator) <> 0 EndFunc ;==>_GUICtrlRichEdit_SetZoom  
      I assume whatever windows bug existed at the time this was created, no longer exists so there is no need to restrict the values.   
      Just wanted to point this out if anyone else is using this part of the library and required this functionality like I did.
       
    • AndreyS
      By AndreyS
      Tell me, please, how to set / change the cursor over RichEdit (created with _GUICtrlRichEdit_Create)?
    • AndyS19
      By AndyS19
      I have a listview with 3 columns and I want to set the 3rd column's color based on the item's 'Param' value, but even though I set up for the 3rd column, the entire row always gets the color.
      My test code is below, but here is the pertinent code:
      Func WM_NOTIFY($hWnd, $iMsg, $iwParam, $ilParam) #forceref $hWnd, $iMsg, $iwParam, $ilParam Local $hWndFrom, $iCode, $tNMHDR $tNMHDR = DllStructCreate($tagNMHDR, $ilParam) $hWndFrom = HWnd(DllStructGetData($tNMHDR, "hWndFrom")) $iCode = DllStructGetData($tNMHDR, "Code") Switch $hWndFrom Case $hListView Switch $iCode Case $NM_CUSTOMDRAW Local $iDrawStage, $tCustDraw $tCustDraw = DllStructCreate($tagNMLVCUSTOMDRAW, $ilParam) $iDrawStage = DllStructGetData($tCustDraw, 'dwDrawStage') Switch $iDrawStage Case BitOR(0, $CDDS_ITEMPREPAINT) ;, $CDDS_SUBITEM) setItemColor($tCustDraw, $hWndFrom) Return $CDRF_NOTIFYSUBITEMDRAW EndSwitch EndSwitch EndSwitch Return $GUI_RUNDEFMSG EndFunc ;==>WM_NOTIFY Func setItemColor($tCustDraw, $hWnd) Local $iIndex, $color, $iSubitem $iIndex = DllStructGetData($tCustDraw, 'dwItemSpec') ; item number $color = _GUICtrlListView_GetItemParam($hWnd, $iIndex) $iSubitem = DllStructGetData($tCustDraw, 'iSubItem') ; Here, I want to only change the color of the 3rd col, and not the 1st and 2nd cols DllStructSetData($tCustDraw, 'iSubItem', 2) ; always use the 3rd column (the 'sample' col) logmsg("+++: setItemColor($tCustDraw, 0x" & Hex($hWnd) & ") entered ... " _ & ", $iIndex = " & $iIndex & ", $iSubItem = " & $iSubitem & ", $color = " & Hex($color)) DllStructSetData($tCustDraw, 'clrText', $color) ; set the Text color DllStructSetData($tCustDraw, 'clrTextBk', bitnot($color)) ; set the background color EndFunc ;==>setItemColor Func logmsg($msg, $lnum = @ScriptLineNumber) ConsoleWrite("+++:" & $lnum & ": " & $msg & @CRLF) EndFunc ;==>logmsg
      Here is the full test code:
      #include-once ;#cs #NoTrayIcon #AutoIt3Wrapper_UseUpx=n #AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Parameters=-d -w 1 -w 2 -w 3 -w 4 -w 5 -w 6 #AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64=N Opt("GUICloseOnESC", 1) ; ESC closes GUI? (0 = no, 1 = yes) Opt("GUIOnEventMode", 1) ; Change to OnEvent mode Opt('MustDeclareVars', 1) OnAutoItExitRegister("_test_exit") Opt("GUIEventOptions", 1) ;0=default, 1=just notification, 2=GuiCtrlRead tab index Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", -2) ;1=start, 2=subStr, 3=exact, 4=advanced, -1 to -4=Nocase #include <GuiListBox.au3> #include <ListViewConstants.au3> #include <GuiListView.au3> #include <WindowsConstants.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <ColorConstants.au3> Global $__MCP_obj, $__MCP_GUI_hWnd, $idListView, $hListView Global $hMainWin test() Exit Func test() $hMainWin = GUICreate("Test window", 120, 100, @DesktopWidth / 2, -1) GUICtrlCreateButton("Hwnd", 10, 10, 40, 20) GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1, "handle_1stTEST_btn") GUICtrlCreateButton("ID", 50, 10, 40, 20) GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1, "handle_2ndTEST_btn") GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "_test_exit") GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) While (1) Sleep(17) WEnd EndFunc ;==>test Func _myColorPicker($obj) logmsg("+++: $obj = 0x" & Hex($obj) & @CRLF) Local $flags = 0 Local $ww, $wh, $x, $y, $w, $h $__MCP_obj = $obj $ww = 350 $wh = 500 $x = 200 $y = 150 $__MCP_GUI_hWnd = GUICreate("myColorPicker", $ww, $wh, $x, $y, $flags) $x = 10 $y = 10 $w = 150 $h = 20 GUICtrlCreateButton("Set caller's color", $x, $y, $w, $h) GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1, "__MCP_handle_SetColor_btn") $y += $h + 5 $w = $ww - 25 $h = $wh - 100 $idListView = GUICtrlCreateListView("", $x, $y, $w, $h, -1, BitOR($LVS_EX_GRIDLINES, $LVS_EX_FULLROWSELECT)) $hListView = GUICtrlGetHandle($idListView) $x = $ww / 2 - 50 $y = $wh - 60 $w = 100 $h = 25 GUICtrlCreateButton("Quit Popup", $x, $y, $w, $h) GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1, "__MCP_handle_QUIT_btn") GUICtrlSetFont($idListView, 8.5, -1, -1, "courier new") _GUICtrlListView_AddColumn($idListView, "Name", 100) _GUICtrlListView_AddColumn($idListView, "Value", 100) _GUICtrlListView_AddColumn($idListView, "Sample", 100) _GUICtrlListView_SetColumnWidth($idListView, 0, 100) _GUICtrlListView_SetColumnWidth($idListView, 1, 80) logmsg("+++: $idListView = " & $idListView) logmsg("+++: $hListView = 0x" & Hex($hListView)) __MCP_populateListView($hListView) GUIRegisterMsg($WM_NOTIFY, "WM_NOTIFY") GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $__MCP_GUI_hWnd) EndFunc ;==>_myColorPicker Func WM_NOTIFY($hWnd, $iMsg, $iwParam, $ilParam) #forceref $hWnd, $iMsg, $iwParam, $ilParam Local $hWndFrom, $iCode, $tNMHDR $tNMHDR = DllStructCreate($tagNMHDR, $ilParam) $hWndFrom = HWnd(DllStructGetData($tNMHDR, "hWndFrom")) $iCode = DllStructGetData($tNMHDR, "Code") Switch $hWndFrom Case $hListView Switch $iCode Case $NM_CUSTOMDRAW Local $iDrawStage, $tCustDraw $tCustDraw = DllStructCreate($tagNMLVCUSTOMDRAW, $ilParam) $iDrawStage = DllStructGetData($tCustDraw, 'dwDrawStage') Switch $iDrawStage Case BitOR(0, $CDDS_ITEMPREPAINT) ;, $CDDS_SUBITEM) setItemColor($tCustDraw, $hWndFrom) Return $CDRF_NOTIFYSUBITEMDRAW EndSwitch EndSwitch EndSwitch Return $GUI_RUNDEFMSG EndFunc ;==>WM_NOTIFY Func setItemColor($tCustDraw, $hWnd) Local $iIndex, $color, $iSubitem $iIndex = DllStructGetData($tCustDraw, 'dwItemSpec') ; item number $color = _GUICtrlListView_GetItemParam($hWnd, $iIndex) $iSubitem = DllStructGetData($tCustDraw, 'iSubItem') ; Here, I want to only change the color of the 3rd col, and not the 1st and 2nd cols DllStructSetData($tCustDraw, 'iSubItem', 2) ; always use the 3rd column (the 'sample' col) logmsg("+++: setItemColor($tCustDraw, 0x" & Hex($hWnd) & ") entered ... " _ & ", $iIndex = " & $iIndex & ", $iSubItem = " & $iSubitem & ", $color = " & Hex($color)) DllStructSetData($tCustDraw, 'clrText', $color) ; set the Text color DllStructSetData($tCustDraw, 'clrTextBk', bitnot($color)) ; set the background color EndFunc ;==>setItemColor Func logmsg($msg, $lnum = @ScriptLineNumber) ConsoleWrite("+++:" & $lnum & ": " & $msg & @CRLF) EndFunc ;==>logmsg Func __MCP_exit() GUIDelete($__MCP_GUI_hWnd) EndFunc ;==>__MCP_exit Func __MCP_handle_SetColor_btn() If (IsHWnd($__MCP_obj)) Then GUISetBkColor($COLOR_BLUE, $__MCP_obj) Else GUICtrlSetBkColor($__MCP_obj, $COLOR_BLUE) EndIf EndFunc ;==>__MCP_handle_SetColor_btn Func __MCP_populateListView($hWnd) Local $text, $parts, $iIndex Local Static $aItems[] = [ _ "BLACK | " & $CLR_BLACK & "|" & "", _ "BLUE | " & $CLR_BLUE & "|" & "", _ "RED | " & $CLR_RED & "|" & "", _ "WHITE | " & $CLR_WHITE & "|" & "", _ "YELLOW | " & $CLR_YELLOW & "|" & "" _ ] _GUICtrlListView_BeginUpdate($hWnd) _GUICtrlListView_DeleteAllItems($hWnd) For $ndx = 0 To UBound($aItems) - 1 $text = $aItems[$ndx] $parts = StringSplit($text, "|", 2) $parts[0] = StringStripWS($parts[0], 3) $parts[2] = StringStripWS($parts[2], 3) $iIndex = _GUICtrlListView_AddItem($hWnd, $parts[0], -1, $parts[1]) _GUICtrlListView_AddSubItem($hWnd, $iIndex, Hex($parts[1]), 1) _GUICtrlListView_AddSubItem($hWnd, $iIndex, $parts[0], 2) Next _GUICtrlListView_EndUpdate($hWnd) EndFunc ;==>__MCP_populateListView Func __MCP_handle_QUIT_btn() GUIDelete($__MCP_GUI_hWnd) EndFunc ;==>__MCP_handle_QUIT_btn Func handle_1stTEST_btn() _myColorPicker($hMainWin) EndFunc ;==>handle_1stTEST_btn Func handle_2ndTEST_btn() _myColorPicker(@GUI_CtrlId) EndFunc ;==>handle_2ndTEST_btn Func _test_exit() Exit EndFunc ;==>_test_exit  
    • astrionn
      By astrionn
      So I had this Idea of creating a tooltip which shows me my ping.
      That itself was made quickly and I thought too add a couple features.
      I want the tooltip background to be a different color depending on the ping. (good ping is green, medium ping is yellow,...)
      So how do I color in a tooltip? google brought me to this: 
       
      where in the comments I found this:
      $s = "LOW" ToolTip($s, 0, 0, "Battery Information");, $icon) $H_TOOLTIP1 = WinGetHandle($s) DllCall("UxTheme.dll", "int", "SetWindowTheme", "hwnd", $H_TOOLTIP1, "wstr", "", "wstr", "") DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "SendMessage", "hwnd", $H_TOOLTIP1, "int", 1043, "int", 2552550, "int", 0) Sleep(1000) Which I then used in my code with different color codes... Trial and Error brought me these that I wanted to use:
       
      The Problem is if I loop through my code it only sets the color for the 1st loop and then sticks to it.
      The real problem is tho that I don't exactly understand the dllcalls... And I guess that's why it isn't working
      So if someone would be so awesome to explain to me how they work, or at least can give me a list of these parameters then I would really appreciate that and learn something new
      Obviously a solution to my problem is awesome aswell ^^
      I run this under Windows 8.1
      There is my code in a paste.
      https://pastebin.com/q525f7mS