File Open Keeps Repeating Itself.

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I have a problem with my code where the File Open keeps opening itself... This gui is not fully functional. I am trying to allow the user to select an image for each of the image buttons, when they do all I want to grab is the full file path ex: C:\windows\user\username\images\image.jpg to a variable. "I am just diving into guis myself and have used Koda for most of this form generation. The custom code I have either written myself " most of it " or got help for it on here or the help files. I have searched for at least an hour now and can't seem to figure out what is causing the infinite loop where the file open box continually opens... I am sure its something simple like changing the state of the button that was clicked back to not clicked however I can't figure out how to do that or if that is even the answer... Here is all of the code I can share "This is an NDA project so I will have to take some parts out that are non pertinent etc...."  (ANY * are edits to protect the NDA any missing lines are as well.... :D)

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <StaticConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <***Login.au3>

$section = "Test"
$Item_Wanted = "false"
$For_Sale = "true"
$Business_Listing = "false"
$Private_Listing = "true"
$Posts = 0
$Submit = 0
$SaveListingSettings = 0
$Image1_Description = 0
$Image2_Description = 0
$Image3_Description = 0
$Image4_Description = 0
$Image5_Description = 0
$Image6_Description = 0
$Description1 = 0
$Description2 = 0
$Description3 = 0
$Description4 = 0
$Image1_Pressed = 0

; AutoItSetOption ("GUIOnEventMode", 1)

Func ReadIni()

;Login Info
Global $Email_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Email", "Email")
Global $Password_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Password", "Password")

;Listing Info
Global $Price_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Price", "0")
Global $Title_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Title", "Title Example")

  ;Listing Type
Global $For_Sale_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "For_Sale", "True")
Global $Item_Wanted_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Item_Wanted", "False")

If $For_Sale_ini = "false" Then
    GUICtrlSetState($Item_Wanted, 1)
    If $For_Sale_ini = "true" Then
        GUICtrlSetState($For_Sale, 1)

  ;Business Or Private
Global $Business_Listing_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Business_Listing", "False")
Global $Private_Listing_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Private_Listing", "True")

If $Private_Listing_ini = "false" Then
    GUICtrlSetState($Business_Listing, 1)
    If $Private_Listing_ini = "true" Then
        GUICtrlSetState($Private_Listing, 1)

  ;Image FilePaths and Descriptions
Global $Image1_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image1", "C:\image1.jpg")
Global $Image1_Description_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image1_Description", "Default Descrip")
Global $Image2_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image2", "C:\image2.jpg")
Global $Image2_Description_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image2_Description", "Default Descrip")
Global $Image3_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image3", "C:\image3.jpg")
Global $Image3_Description_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image3_Description", "Default Descrip")
Global $Image4_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image4", "C:\image4.jpg")
Global $Image4_Description_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image4_Description", "Default Descrip")
Global $Image5_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image5", "C:\image5.jpg")
Global $Image5_Description_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image5_Description", "Default Descrip")
Global $Image6_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image6", "C:\image6.jpg")
Global $Image6_Description_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Image6_Description", "Default Descrip")

  ;Listing Descriptions
Global $Description1_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Description1", "Default Descrip")
Global $Description2_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Description2", "Default Descrip")
Global $Description3_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Description3", "Default Descrip")
Global $Description4_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Description4", "Default Descrip")

  ;Contact Info
Global $Phone1_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Phone1", "888")
Global $Phone2_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Phone2", "999")
Global $Phone3_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Phone3", "9090")
Global $Address_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Address", "491 S 231 E")
Global $City_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "City", "Sandy")
Global $State_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "State", "WA")
Global $Zip_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Zip", "84119")

  ;Post Interval in Minutes
Global $Post_Interval_In_Minutes_ini = IniRead("Settings.ini", $section, "Post_Interval_In_Minutes", "10")


Func Gui()
$***AutoPoster = GUICreate("*** Auto Poster", 615, 437, 340, 172)
$LoginInfo = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Login Info", 8, 8, 177, 113)
$Submit = GUICtrlCreateButton("Submit", 58, 84, 75, 25)

GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Verify Login Information")
Global $Email = GUICtrlCreateInput($Email_ini, 23, 31, 145, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "*** Email")
Global $Password = GUICtrlCreateInput($Password_ini, 23, 57, 145, 21, BitOR($GUI_SS_DEFAULT_INPUT,$ES_PASSWORD))
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "*** Password")
GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)
Global $ListingInfo = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Listing Info", 200, 8, 401, 417)
Global $Price = GUICtrlCreateInput($Price_ini, 232, 40, 137, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Asking Price For Listing")
Global $Title = GUICtrlCreateInput($Title_ini, 232, 72, 137, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Title Of Listing")
Global $ListingType = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Listing Type", 376, 24, 193, 81)
Global $For_Sale = GUICtrlCreateRadio("For Sale", 384, 39, 193, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Is Item For Sale")
Global $Item_Wanted = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Item Wanted", 384, 71, 193, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Are You Looking For Item")
GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)
Global $Business_or_Private = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Business or Private", 232, 112, 337, 65)
Global $Business_Listing = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Business Listing", 248, 136, 137, 25)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Is This A Business Listing")
Global $Private_Listing = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Private Listing", 408, 136, 137, 25)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Is This A Private Listing")
GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)
Global $ContactInfo = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Contact Info", 232, 312, 337, 73)
Global $Phone1 = GUICtrlCreateInput($Phone1_ini, 237, 330, 33, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Phone Number Area Code")
Global $Phone3 = GUICtrlCreateInput($Phone3_ini, 317, 330, 33, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Last 4 Numbers Of Phone Number")
Global $Phone2 = GUICtrlCreateInput($Phone2_ini, 277, 330, 33, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "First 3 Numbers Of Phone Number")
Global $Address = GUICtrlCreateInput($Address_ini, 360, 328, 201, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Address For Listing")
Global $City = GUICtrlCreateInput($City_ini, 360, 352, 49, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "City For Listing")
Global $State = GUICtrlCreateInput($State_ini, 416, 352, 97, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "State For Listing (Only Use Abrieviations)")
Global $Zip = GUICtrlCreateInput($Zip_ini, 520, 352, 41, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Zip Code For Listing")
GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)
Global $SaveListingSettings = GUICtrlCreateButton("Save Listing Settings", 456, 392, 114, 25)

GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "Save Listing Settings")
Global $Post_Interval_In_Minutes = GUICtrlCreateInput($Post_Interval_In_Minutes_ini, 232, 392, 209, 21)
GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "How Often Program Should Auto Post (Will Be Randomized Somewhat For Validity)")
Global $Description1_Button = GUICtrlCreateButton($Description1_ini, 232, 189, 145, 49)

Global $Description2_Button = GUICtrlCreateButton($Description2_ini, 426, 189, 145, 49)

Global $Description3_Button = GUICtrlCreateButton($Description3_ini, 232, 252, 145, 49)

Global $Description4_Button = GUICtrlCreateButton($Description4_ini, 426, 252, 145, 49)

GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)
Global $Select_Images = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Select Images", 8, 136, 177, 89)
Global $Image1 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Image1_ini, 16, 160, 41, 25)

Global $Image2 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Image2_ini, 69, 160, 41, 25)

Global $Image3 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Image3_ini, 128, 160, 41, 25)

Global $Image4 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Image4_ini, 17, 192, 41, 25)

Global $Image5 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Image5_ini, 69, 192, 41, 25)

Global $Image6 = GUICtrlCreateButton($Image6_ini, 129, 192, 41, 25)

GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)
Global $PostCounter = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Post Counter", 8, 240, 177, 65)
Global $TotalPosts = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Total Posts", 32, 267, 57, 18)
Global $PostCount = GUICtrlCreateLabel($Posts, 104, 267, 50, 18)
GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)
Global $ListingSelection = GUICtrlCreateGroup("Listing Selection", 8, 312, 177, 113)
Global $SelectListing = GUICtrlCreateButton("Select Listing", 24, 336, 145, 33)

Global $BeginSubmission = GUICtrlCreateButton("Begin Submission", 24, 376, 145, 33)

GUICtrlCreateGroup("", -99, -99, 1, 1)

Func OpenImages()
    $message = "Please Find and Select Your Image."
    $var = FileOpenDialog($message, @WindowsDir & "\", "Images (*.jpg;*.gif)")
    Global $imagePath = $var
    ;$filepathmsg = MsgBox("Path","Here is File Path", $imagePath)

$Save_Section = 1
Func SaveIni()
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Email", GUICtrlRead($Email))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Password", GUICtrlRead($Password))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Price", GUICtrlRead($Price))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Title", GUICtrlRead($Title))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "For_Sale", GUICtrlRead($For_Sale))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Item_Wanted", GUICtrlRead($Item_Wanted))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Business_Listing", GUICtrlRead($Business_Listing))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Private_Listing", GUICtrlRead($Private_Listing))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image1", GUICtrlRead($Image1))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image1_Description", GUICtrlRead($Image1_Description))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image2", GUICtrlRead($Image2))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image2_Description", GUICtrlRead($Image2_Description))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image3", GUICtrlRead($Image3))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image3_Description", GUICtrlRead($Image3_Description))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image4", GUICtrlRead($Image4))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image4_Description", GUICtrlRead($Image4_Description))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image5", GUICtrlRead($Image5))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image5_Description", GUICtrlRead($Image5_Description))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image6", GUICtrlRead($Image6))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Image6_Description", GUICtrlRead($Image6_Description))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Description1", GUICtrlRead($Description1))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Description2", GUICtrlRead($Description2))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Description3", GUICtrlRead($Description3))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Description4", GUICtrlRead($Description4))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Phone1", GUICtrlRead($Phone1))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Phone2", GUICtrlRead($Phone2))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Phone3", GUICtrlRead($Phone3))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Address", GUICtrlRead($Address))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "City", GUICtrlRead($City))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "State", GUICtrlRead($State))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Zip", GUICtrlRead($Zip))
    IniWrite ( "Settings.ini", $Save_Section, "Post_Interval_In_Minutes", GUICtrlRead($Post_Interval_In_Minutes))

$GuiOpened = 1
$im = 1

While 1 = 1
    If $GuiOpened = 1 Then
        $GuiOpened = 2
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
        Case $Submit
            $email = $Email_ini
            $pass = $Password_ini
        Case $SaveListingSettings
            $Save_Section = InputBox("Listing Name", "Please Type The Name For Your Listing", "EXAMPLE: Blue Blanket")
        Case $Image1
            Global $Image1 = $imagePath
            Global $Image1_Description = GUICtrlCreateEdit("Image Description", 615, 437, 50, 40)



Edited by rm4453
Code would not insert so I Posted Topic then added Code

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The first time you run the script, $Image1 is set the controlID of the button as intended - thus the Switch functions correctly. However, as soon as that button fires, you run the OpenImages functions and reset the variable to what seems to be the string returned from the FileOpenDialog call within the function:

Case $Image1
    Global $Image1 = $imagePath

As AutoIt expects a number within the Switch statement it tries to convert that string to a number - which as the string will always start with a letter - will result in $Image1 being set to 0. That is the default return from GUIGetMsg when there are no events to process - and so the $Image1 case fires on every pass.

Solution: Do not reuse variables which refer to ControlIDs.


P.S. That code is, quite frankly, appallingly written - for example, you declare practically every Global variable within a function. I think a complete recast of the code would be a very good idea.

P.P.S Having just seen this line:

GUICtrlSetTip(-1, "How Often Program Should Auto Post (Will Be Randomized Somewhat For Validity)")

I have also decided that this is not a script we are prepared to support. Having to make that sort of statement leads me to believe that the site which you are attempting to spam would not approve of the script being used. Thread closed - PM me if you wish to explain why you feel I should reopen it.


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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