MattHiggs

(solved) Multiline Label control possible?

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Is there a control style to make labels span multiple lines, because I am not seeing one..  And I would think that, since the control itself is just displayed text, it would have something like that....

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You can use CR/LF/CRLF in a label to make it move to the next line. There is no default way to make a long string for a label break up into multiple lines, like an edit.

The easiest way to do it would be to use an edit control with the $ES_READONLY.

The next best thing would be to check out this thread I posted in a while back

 

Which will measure the string against the control and break it up into an array, each row representing a line.

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Thank you sir.  Appreciate it.

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MattHiggs,

Take a look at my StringSize UDF (the link is in my sig) - it allows you to wrap a long string into a given width or determine what size label you need to fit the string.

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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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$idMainlabel = GUICtrlCreateLabel($sMainstatus, 4, 112, 616, 350, $SS_LEFT + $SS_NOPREFIX)

and then

;reset main status
    $sMainstatus = $sMainstatus & StringLeft($textlabel, 25) & StringRight($textrpt, 15) & @CRLF
    GUICtrlSetData($idMainlabel, $sMainstatus)

the StringLEFT and StringRIGHT allows you to build two columns in your label.

 


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