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I have found some code which allows colour text entries in Listbox.

#include <GUIConstants.au3>
#include <GuiListBox.au3>

Global $iListBkColor = 0xFFFFFF
Global $iListSelColor = 0x326496

$hGui = GuiCreate("Ownerdraw Listbox demo",300,200)
GUIRegisterMsg($WM_MEASUREITEM, "MsgEvents")
GUIRegisterMsg($WM_DRAWITEM, "MsgEvents")

$cLBox1 = GUICtrlCreateList("", 10,25,135,170, $LBS_OWNERDRAWFIXED+$LBS_HASSTRINGS)
GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 12, 800, 0, "Arial Narrow")
GUICtrlSetData(-1, "1a|1b|1c|1d|1e")

While 1

Func MsgEvents($hWnd, $Msg, $wParam, $lParam)
    Local Const $NM_CUSTOMDRAW = -12
    Local Const $ODT_LISTBOX = 2
    Local Const $ODA_DRAWENTIRE = 0x1
    Local Const $ODA_FOCUS = 0x4
    Local Const $ODA_SELECT = 0x2
    Local Const $ODS_SELECTED = 0x1
    Local Const $DT_RIGHT = 0x2
    Local Const $DT_LEFT = 0x0

    Switch $Msg
        Case $WM_MEASUREITEM
            $tMEASUREITEMS = DllStructCreate("uint cType;uint cID;uint itmID;uint itmW;uint itmH;ptr itmData", $lParam)
            DllStructSetData($tMEASUREITEMS, "itmH", 13)
            Return 1
         Case $WM_DRAWITEM
               $tDRAWITEMS = DllStructCreate("uint cType;" & _
                                "uint cID;" & _
                                "uint itmID;" & _
                                "uint itmAction;" & _
                                "uint itmState;" & _
                                "hwnd hItm;" & _
                                "hwnd hDC;" & _
                                "dword itmRect[4];" & _
                                "dword itmData", _
            If DllStructGetData($tDRAWITEMS, "cType") <> $ODT_LISTBOX Then Return $GUI_RUNDEFMSG
            $cID = DllStructGetData($tDRAWITEMS, "cID")
            $itmID = DllStructGetData($tDRAWITEMS, "itmID")
            $itmAction = DllStructGetData($tDRAWITEMS, "itmAction")
            $itmState = DllStructGetData($tDRAWITEMS, "itmState")
            $hItm = DllStructGetData($tDRAWITEMS, "hItm")
            $hDC = DllStructGetData($tDRAWITEMS, "hDC")
            Switch $itmAction
                Case $ODA_DRAWENTIRE, $ODA_SELECT
                    $tRECT = DllStructCreate("int;int;int;int",DllStructGetPtr($tDRAWITEMS, "itmRect"))
;select bkground color
                    If $itmState = $ODS_SELECTED Then
                        $iBrushColor = RGB2BGR($iListSelColor)
                        $iBrushColor = RGB2BGR($iListBkColor)

;draw item bkground
                    $aBrush = DLLCall("gdi32.dll","hwnd","CreateSolidBrush", "int", $iBrushColor)
                    $aBrushOld = DLLCall("gdi32.dll","hwnd","SelectObject", "hwnd", $hDC, "hwnd", $aBrush[0])
                    DLLCall("user32.dll","int","FillRect", "hwnd", $hDC, "ptr", DllStructGetPtr($tRECT), "hwnd", $aBrush[0])
                    DLLCall("gdi32.dll","hwnd","SelectObject", "hwnd", $hDC, "hwnd", $aBrushOld[0])
                    DLLCall("gdi32.dll","int","DeleteObject", "hwnd", $aBrush[0])
                  DLLCall("gdi32.dll","int","SetBkMode", "hwnd", $hDC, "int", 1)
;get the text to be drawn
                    $tBuffer = DllStructCreate("char[4096]")
                    DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "SendMessage", "hwnd", $hItm, "int", 0x189, "int", $itmID, "ptr", DllStructGetPtr($tBuffer))
                    $itmText = DllStructGetData($tBuffer, 1)
;text indent
                    DllStructSetData($tRECT, 1, DllStructGetData($tRECT, 1)+2)
                    DllStructSetData($tRECT, 3, DllStructGetData($tRECT, 3)-2)

                     Local $Temp = _GUICtrlListBox_GetText($cLBox1, $itmID)
                     If StringInStr($Temp, "1a") then
                        DLLCall("gdi32.dll","int","SetTextColor", "hwnd", $hDC, "int", RGB2BGR(0xED1C24)) ;Red
                     elseif StringInStr($Temp, "1b") then
                        DLLCall("gdi32.dll","int","SetTextColor", "hwnd", $hDC, "int", RGB2BGR(0xFF7F27)) ;Orange
                     elseif StringInStr($Temp, "1C") Then
                        DLLCall("gdi32.dll","int","SetTextColor", "hwnd", $hDC, "int", RGB2BGR(0x22B14C));Green
                        DLLCall("gdi32.dll","int","SetTextColor", "hwnd", $hDC, "int", RGB2BGR(0xED1C24));Green

;draw item text
                    DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "DrawText", _
                    "hwnd", $hDC, _
                    "str", $itmText, "int", StringLen($itmText), _
                    "ptr", DllStructGetPtr($tRECT), _
                    "int", $DT_LEFT)

                Case $ODA_FOCUS
                  ;enable for focus rectangle
                    ; Return $GUI_RUNDEFMSG
            Return 1


Func RGB2BGR($iColor)
    Return BitAND(BitShift(String(Binary($iColor)), 8), 0xFFFFFF)

I don't understand how the Dllcalls work, but I think the one that controls how big the draws are is

$tRECT = DllStructCreate("int;int;int;int",DllStructGetPtr($tDRAWITEMS, "itmRect"))

If that is correct, how would I change this to make it "bigger". As I am finding when I increase text size causes it to clip.

Would anyone know how to fix this?


Edited by IanN1990
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This line defines the height of the listbox items:

DllStructSetData($tMEASUREITEMS, "itmH", 13)

Replace 13 with the height you want.

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