Jump to content

Multi "Screen" GUI Management


Recommended Posts

Just wanted to share my functions for managing a GUI with lots of controls and many screens.

I personally feel that it is very efficient and keeps line count to a minimum.

And if it's not, I'll learn a better solution!

Note: There are some conditional veriables such as $changes and $cont that are modified by the main loop in this particular script; they are meant as an example, please don't try too hard to understand why they're used.

*Usage*

This allows you to re-state a handful of buttons in one line when doing slight GUI changes:

ToggleCTRL($GUI_DISABLE, $dALO, $dAAF, $dRLA) (A few buttons on a certain screen)

ToggleCTRL($GUI_DISABLE, $dSAV, $dCAN) (Save/Cancel buttons)

AND

A single line solution to switching a GUI "screen":

GuiMod("MAIN", $GUI_HIDE)

GuiMod("DETAILS", $GUI_SHOW)

GuiMod("PLANS", $GUI_HIDE)

Another way I've used this to my advantage is as follows:

Say a GUI has 3 or 4 main screens, and 3 or 4 "form" screens.

When switching to a form screen, save the main screen that it was on to a variable; then once the user is done with the form, either submitting or cancelling, you can call the variable to revert back to the main screen it was on.

Func _GuiMod($i, $tog, $act = True)
   Switch $i
   Case "MAIN"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW And $changes Then
         $changes = False
         ControlClick($GUI, "", $LOGfg)
      Else
      EndIf
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then WinMove($GUI, "", Default, Default, 535, 445)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $TAB, $LOGfl, $LOGfc, $LOGfi, $LOGfg, $LOGta, $LOGvd)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $LOGtp, $LOGse)
   Case "DETAILS"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then WinMove($GUI, "", Default, Default, 535, 475)
      Local $cont = True
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW And $act Then
         If Not UpdateDetails() Then
            $cont = False
            _GuiMod("MAIN", $GUI_SHOW)
         EndIf
      EndIf
      If $cont Then
         _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dUID, $dICU, $dACC, $dCOF, $dNAM, $dCO2, $dIPW, $dEMA, $dEDI, $dLOG, $dMOD)
         _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dUPD, $dINP, $dAPL, $dALO, $dAAF, $dPLL, $dLOL, $dAFL, $dSAV, $dCAN, $dRPL)
         _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dRLA, $dACT, $dAC2, $dRET, $dDEL, $dADD, $dMQC)
      EndIf
   Case "ADD-INPUT"
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $nCOMi, $nCO2i, $nNAMi, $nNAMb, $nEMAi, $nPREc, $nACCc, $nICUi, $nADDi, $nNOTi)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $nAPLb, $nALOb, $nAAFb, $nPLAl, $nLOCl, $nAFFl, $nRPLb, $nRLAb, $nADDb, $nCLEb)
   Case "PLANS"
      If $tog <> $GUI_SHOW Or Not $changing Then
         If $act Then _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dMOD, $dLOG, $dUPD, $dDEL)
         _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dINP, $dAPL, $dALO, $dAAF, $dPLL, $dLOL, $dAFL, $dSAV, $dCAN, $dRPL, $dRLA)
      EndIf
   Case "CHANGE"
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dITL, $dITC, $dAML, $dAMC, $dSCB, $dCCB, $dEAB)
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         GUICtrlSetState($dRET, $GUI_DISABLE)
      Else
         GUICtrlSetState($dRET, $GUI_ENABLE)
      EndIf
   Case "NEW"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then WinMove($GUI, "", Default, Default, 465, 475)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $TAB, $nCOMl, $nCOMi, $nCO2l, $nCO2i, $nNAMl, $nNAMi, $nEMAl, $nEMAi, $nPREl, $nPREc)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $nACCl, $nACCc, $nPAEb, $nICUl, $nICUi, $nADDi, $nAPLb, $nALOb, $nAAFb, $nPLAl, $nLOCl)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $nAFFl, $nRPLb, $nNOTl, $nNOTi, $nADDb, $nCLEb, $nLAST)
   Case "ACCESS"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then WinMove($GUI, "", Default, Default, 465, 330)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $ACCd1, $ACCd2, $TYPla, $TYPli, $TYPad, $TYPde, $TYPmu, $TYPmd, $ACCla, $ACCli)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $ACCde, $ACCmu, $ACCmd, $ACCdl, $ACCdi, $ACCal, $ACCai, $ACCaa, $taRET)
   Case "TPi"
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpOPEb, $tpCREr, $tpLINr, $tpCO2i, $tpEMAi, $tpEMAl, $tpCREb, $tpCOPb, $tpCOPi, $tpCTOi, $tpCGOb)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpUFLi, $tpUFLb, $tpICUi, $tpPLAi, $tpLINb, $tpDLIb, $tpUFMi, $tpSCAl, $tpCFAr, $tpCBAr)
   Case "TPC"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         _GuiMod("TPL", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPH", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPD", $GUI_HIDE)
      EndIf
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpCO2l, $tpCO2i, $tpCOPl, $tpCOPi, $tpCREb, $tpCOPb, $tpSEPl, $tpCTOl, $tpCTOi, $tpCGOb, $tpLAST)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpIDNl, $tpIDNi, $tpIDNn, $tpSCAl, $tpEMAi, $tpEMAl, $tpCFAr, $tpCBAr)
   Case "TPL"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         _GuiMod("TPC", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPH", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPD", $GUI_HIDE)
      EndIf
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpUFLl, $tpUFLi, $tpUFLb, $tpICUl, $tpICUi, $tpPLAl, $tpPLAi, $tpLINb, $tpDLIb, $tpUFMl, $tpUFMi, $tpIMAb, $tpIMRb)
   Case "TPH"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         _GuiMod("TPC", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPL", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPD", $GUI_HIDE)
      EndIf
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpUFLl, $tpUFLi, $tpUFLb, $tpUFMl, $tpUFMi, $tpCOCl, $tpCOCi, $tpCOGb)
   Case "TPD"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         _GuiMod("TPC", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPL", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPH", $GUI_HIDE)
      EndIf
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpDIDl, $tpDIDi, $tpDIDb)
   EndSwitch
EndFunc

Func _ToggleCTRL($tog, $c0 = 0, $c1 = 0, $c2 = 0, $c3 = 0, $c4 = 0, $c5 = 0, $c6 = 0, $c7 = 0, $c8 = 0, $c9 = 0, $c10 = 0, $c11 = 0, $c12 = 0)
   For $i = 0 To @NumParams
      GUICtrlSetState(Eval("c" & $i), $tog)
   Next
EndFunc

 

Edited by Aphotic
Link to post
Share on other sites

I see only functions.
Can you post also example to show us how to use it ?

 

Signature beginning:
Please remember: "AutoIt".....  Wondering who uses AutoIt and what it can be used for ?
* GHAPI UDF - modest beginning - communication with GitHub REST API Forum Rules *
Include Dependency Tree (Tool for analyzing script relations)
ADO.au3 UDF     POP3.au3 UDF     XML.au3 UDF    How to use IE.au3  UDF with  AutoIt v3.3.14.x  for other useful stuff click the following button

Spoiler

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

My contribution (my own projects): * Debenu Quick PDF Library - UDF * Debenu PDF Viewer SDK - UDF * Acrobat Reader - ActiveX Viewer * UDF for PDFCreator v1.x.x * XZip - UDF * AppCompatFlags UDF * CrowdinAPI UDF * _WinMergeCompare2Files() * _JavaExceptionAdd() * _IsBeta() * Writing DPI Awareness App - workaround * _AutoIt_RequiredVersion() * Chilkatsoft.au3 UDF * TeamViewer.au3 UDF * JavaManagement UDF * VIES over SOAP * WinSCP UDF * GHAPI UDF - modest begining - comunication with GitHub REST APIErrorLog.au3 UDF - A logging Library *

My contribution to others projects or UDF based on  others projects: * _sql.au3 UDF  * POP3.au3 UDF *  RTF Printer - UDF * XML.au3 UDF * ADO.au3 UDF SMTP Mailer UDF * Dual Monitor resolution detection * * 2GUI on Dual Monitor System * _SciLexer.au3 UDF * SciTE - Lexer for console pane

Useful links: * Forum Rules * Forum etiquette *  Forum Information and FAQs * How to post code on the forum * AutoIt Online Documentation * AutoIt Online Beta Documentation * SciTE4AutoIt3 getting started * Convert text blocks to AutoIt code * Games made in Autoit * Programming related sites * Polish AutoIt Tutorial * DllCall Code Generator * 

Wiki: Expand your knowledge - AutoIt Wiki * Collection of User Defined Functions * How to use HelpFile * Good coding practices in AutoIt * 

OpenOffice/LibreOffice/XLS Related: WriterDemo.au3 * XLS/MDB from scratch with ADOX

IE Related:  * How to use IE.au3  UDF with  AutoIt v3.3.14.x * Why isn't Autoit able to click a Javascript Dialog? * Clicking javascript button with no ID * IE document >> save as MHT file * IETab Switcher (by LarsJ ) * HTML Entities * _IEquerySelectorAll() (by uncommon) * IE in TaskSchedulerIE Embedded Control Versioning (use IE9+ and HTML5 in a GUI) *

PDF Related:How to get reference to PDF object embeded in IE *

I encourage you to read: * Global Vars * Best Coding Practices * Please explain code used in Help file for several File functions * OOP-like approach in AutoIt * UDF-Spec Questions *  EXAMPLE: How To Catch ConsoleWrite() output to a file or to CMD *

I also encourage you to check awesome @trancexx code:  * Create COM objects from modules without any demand on user to register anything. * Another COM object registering stuffOnHungApp handlerAvoid "AutoIt Error" message box in unknown errors  * HTML editor

"Homo sum; humani nil a me alienum puto" - Publius Terentius Afer
"Program are meant to be read by humans and only incidentally for computers and execute" - Donald Knuth, "The Art of Computer Programming"
:naughty:  :ranting:, be  :) and       \\//_.

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."

Signature last update: 2021-03-17

Link to post
Share on other sites

Small question/suggestion for your _ToggleCTRL function.  Why not just provide an array to the function?  That way you don't limit yourself to x (12) manually defined parameters and you eliminate the extra overhead from the Eval function.

Link to post
Share on other sites
On ‎11‎/‎11‎/‎2016 at 4:30 PM, mLipok said:

I see only functions.
Can you post also example to show us how to use it ?

 

Edited the first post.

On ‎11‎/‎14‎/‎2016 at 2:54 PM, spudw2k said:

Small question/suggestion for your _ToggleCTRL function.  Why not just provide an array to the function?  That way you don't limit yourself to x (12) manually defined parameters and you eliminate the extra overhead from the Eval function.

Sometimes, I call the ToggleCTRL function with different groups of control variables, maybe even just two to three.

I like your idea, although I wish I could call it with something like:

ToggleCTRL($GUI_DISABLE, [$nALOb, $nAAFb])

I don't like the idea of having to declare a local variable every time before calling it, unless I'm missing something...

Local $tcArr = [$nALOb, $nAAFb]

ToggleCTRL($GUI_DISABLE, $tcArr)

The idea is to reduce the line count in the main script logic; please advise?

 

Thank you to you both!

 

 

Edited by Aphotic
Link to post
Share on other sites

Well, you're right...you'd have to define the arrays, but not every time (unless it truly needs to be dynamic).  You could declare arrays for each collection of controls at the beginning of your script.  

edit:
Another idea I thought of to simply the array creation....you could use StringSplit to create an array from a character delimited string with your control IDs.  Really cutting out the Eval overhead is what I was suggesting.  

Edited by spudw2k
Link to post
Share on other sites
21 hours ago, spudw2k said:

Well, you're right...you'd have to define the arrays, but not every time (unless it truly needs to be dynamic).  You could declare arrays for each collection of controls at the beginning of your script.  

edit:
Another idea I thought of to simply the array creation....you could use StringSplit to create an array from a character delimited string with your control IDs.  Really cutting out the Eval overhead is what I was suggesting.  

Yeah, I'd rather not define an array that's going to be used once.

The delimited string idea is perfect, thank you very much; I'll edit the first post with that!

Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm not sure if I prefer this method. It may reduce the need for Eval and turn it into a one line solution, although I've never had issues with performance when using Eval and the method I'm currently using is a tad easier to read.

Func _GuiMod($i, $tog, $act = True)
   Switch $i
   Case "MAIN"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW And $changes Then
         $changes = False
         ControlClick($GUI, "", $LOGfg)
      Else
      EndIf
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then WinMove($GUI, "", Default, Default, 535, 445)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $TAB &"|"& $LOGfl &"|"& $LOGfc &"|"& $LOGfi &"|"& $LOGfg &"|"& $LOGta &"|"& $LOGvd &"|"& $LOGtp &"|"& $LOGse)
   Case "DETAILS"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then WinMove($GUI, "", Default, Default, 535, 475)
      Local $cont = True
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW And $act Then
         If Not UpdateDetails() Then
            $cont = False
            _GuiMod("MAIN", $GUI_SHOW)
         EndIf
      EndIf
      If $cont Then
         _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dUID &"|"& $dICU &"|"& $dACC &"|"& $dCOF &"|"& $dNAM &"|"& $dCO2 &"|"& $dIPW &"|"& $dEMA &"|"& $dEDI &"|"& $dLOG &"|"& $dMOD)
         _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dUPD &"|"& $dINP &"|"& $dAPL &"|"& $dALO &"|"& $dAAF &"|"& $dPLL &"|"& $dLOL &"|"& $dAFL &"|"& $dSAV &"|"& $dCAN &"|"& $dRPL)
         _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dRLA &"|"& $dACT &"|"& $dAC2 &"|"& $dRET &"|"& $dDEL &"|"& $dADD &"|"& $dMQC)
      EndIf
   Case "ADD-INPUT"
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $nCOMi &"|"& $nCO2i &"|"& $nNAMi &"|"& $nNAMb &"|"& $nEMAi &"|"& $nPREc &"|"& $nACCc &"|"& $nICUi &"|"& $nADDi &"|"& $nNOTi)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $nAPLb &"|"& $nALOb &"|"& $nAAFb &"|"& $nPLAl &"|"& $nLOCl &"|"& $nAFFl &"|"& $nRPLb &"|"& $nRLAb &"|"& $nADDb &"|"& $nCLEb)
   Case "PLANS"
      If $tog <> $GUI_SHOW Or Not $changing Then
         If $act Then _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dMOD &"|"& $dLOG &"|"& $dUPD &"|"& $dDEL)
         _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dINP &"|"& $dAPL &"|"& $dALO &"|"& $dAAF &"|"& $dPLL &"|"& $dLOL &"|"& $dAFL &"|"& $dSAV &"|"& $dCAN &"|"& $dRPL &"|"& $dRLA)
      EndIf
   Case "CHANGE"
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $dITL &"|"& $dITC &"|"& $dAML &"|"& $dAMC &"|"& $dSCB &"|"& $dCCB &"|"& $dEAB)
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         GUICtrlSetState($dRET, $GUI_DISABLE)
      Else
         GUICtrlSetState($dRET, $GUI_ENABLE)
      EndIf
   Case "NEW"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then WinMove($GUI, "", Default, Default, 465, 475)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $TAB &"|"& $nCOMl &"|"& $nCOMi &"|"& $nCO2l &"|"& $nCO2i &"|"& $nNAMl &"|"& $nNAMi &"|"& $nEMAl &"|"& $nEMAi &"|"& $nPREl &"|"& $nPREc &"|"& $nACCl &"|"& $nACCc &"|"& $nPAEb &"|"& $nICUl &"|"& $nICUi &"|"& $nADDi &"|"& $nAPLb &"|"& $nALOb &"|"& $nAAFb &"|"& $nPLAl &"|"& $nLOCl &"|"& $nAFFl &"|"& $nRPLb &"|"& $nNOTl &"|"& $nNOTi &"|"& $nADDb &"|"& $nCLEb &"|"& $nLAST)
   Case "ACCESS"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then WinMove($GUI, "", Default, Default, 465, 330)
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $ACCd1 &"|"& $ACCd2 &"|"& $TYPla &"|"& $TYPli &"|"& $TYPad &"|"& $TYPde &"|"& $TYPmu &"|"& $TYPmd &"|"& $ACCla &"|"& $ACCli &"|"& $ACCde &"|"& $ACCmu &"|"& $ACCmd &"|"& $ACCdl &"|"& $ACCdi &"|"& $ACCal &"|"& $ACCai &"|"& $ACCaa &"|"& $taRET)
   Case "TPi"
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpOPEb &"|"& $tpCREr &"|"& $tpLINr &"|"& $tpCO2i &"|"& $tpEMAi &"|"& $tpEMAl &"|"& $tpCREb &"|"& $tpCOPb &"|"& $tpCOPi &"|"& $tpCTOi &"|"& $tpCGOb &"|"& $tpUFLi &"|"& $tpUFLb &"|"& $tpICUi &"|"& $tpPLAi &"|"& $tpLINb &"|"& $tpDLIb &"|"& $tpUFMi &"|"& $tpSCAl &"|"& $tpCFAr &"|"& $tpCBAr)
   Case "TPC"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         _GuiMod("TPL", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPH", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPD", $GUI_HIDE)
      EndIf
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpCO2l &"|"& $tpCO2i &"|"& $tpCOPl &"|"& $tpCOPi &"|"& $tpCREb &"|"& $tpCOPb &"|"& $tpSEPl &"|"& $tpCTOl &"|"& $tpCTOi &"|"& $tpCGOb &"|"& $tpLAST &"|"& $tpIDNl &"|"& $tpIDNi &"|"& $tpIDNn &"|"& $tpSCAl &"|"& $tpEMAi &"|"& $tpEMAl &"|"& $tpCFAr &"|"& $tpCBAr)
   Case "TPL"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         _GuiMod("TPC", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPH", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPD", $GUI_HIDE)
      EndIf
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpUFLl &"|"& $tpUFLi &"|"& $tpUFLb &"|"& $tpICUl &"|"& $tpICUi &"|"& $tpPLAl &"|"& $tpPLAi &"|"& $tpLINb &"|"& $tpDLIb &"|"& $tpUFMl &"|"& $tpUFMi &"|"& $tpIMAb &"|"& $tpIMRb)
   Case "TPH"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         _GuiMod("TPC", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPL", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPD", $GUI_HIDE)
      EndIf
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpUFLl &"|"& $tpUFLi &"|"& $tpUFLb &"|"& $tpUFMl &"|"& $tpUFMi &"|"& $tpCOCl &"|"& $tpCOCi &"|"& $tpCOGb)
   Case "TPD"
      If $tog = $GUI_SHOW Then
         _GuiMod("TPC", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPL", $GUI_HIDE)
         _GuiMod("TPH", $GUI_HIDE)
      EndIf
      _ToggleCTRL($tog, $tpDIDl &"|"& $tpDIDi &"|"& $tpDIDb)
   EndSwitch
EndFunc

Func _ToggleCTRL($tog, $ctrl)
   Local $arr = StringSplit($ctrl, "|")
   For $i = 1 To Ubount($arr)-1
      GUICtrlSetState($arr[$i], $tog)
   Next
EndFunc

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 month later...

Today I realized a good way to further reduce the needed code to process controls like this.

 

Local $mNamLa = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Name:", 8, 9)
Local $mNamIn = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 50, 5, 220, 20)
Local $mTypLa = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Type:", 12, 39)
Local $mTypAD = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Active Directory", 50, 35, 100)
Local $mTypIn = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Input", 160, 35, 50)
Local $mTypSe = GUICtrlCreateRadio("Select", 220, 35, 50)
Local $mADaLa = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Attribute Name:", 10, 71, 79)
Local $mADaIn = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 90, 67, 180)
Local $mSelLa = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Values:", 30, 71, 44)
Local $mSelCo = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 75, 67, 120, 25, $CBS_DROPDOWNLIST)
Local $mSelAd = GUICtrlCreateButton("", 205, 64, 26, 26, $BS_ICON)
GUICtrlSetImage(-1, @ScriptDir & "\icons\add.ico")
Local $mSelRe = GUICtrlCreateButton("", 240, 64, 26, 26, $BS_ICON)
GUICtrlSetImage(-1, @ScriptDir & "\icons\delete.ico")
Local $mActSa = GUICtrlCreateButton("Save", 30, 105, 100, 25)
Local $mActCa = GUICtrlCreateButton("Cancel", 150, 105, 100, 25)

;Using the function below, you can use the following to toggle gui screens.
_ToggleCTRL($GUI_HIDE, "mNamLa", "mActCa")
;Further, it leaves the option to toggle a list of particular ones that are not in order if you need to
_ToggleCTRL($GUI_HIDE, $mTypLa, $mTypAD, $mTypIn, $mTypSe, $mSelLa, $mSelCo)

Func _ToggleCTRL($tog, $c0 = 0, $c1 = 0, $c2 = 0, $c3 = 0, $c4 = 0, $c5 = 0, $c6 = 0, $c7 = 0, $c8 = 0, $c9 = 0, $c10 = 0, $c11 = 0, $c12 = 0)
   If IsString($c0) Then
      For $i = Eval($c0) To Eval($c1)
         GUICtrlSetState($i, $tog)
      Next
   Else
      For $i = 0 To @NumParams
         GUICtrlSetState(Eval("c" & $i), $tog)
      Next
   EndIf
EndFunc

 

Edited by Aphotic
Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By XGamerGuide
      I'm trying to assign a faint text in the background to an input field that disappears after the input has started. This should have a certain color such as gray.
    • By Bruceway
      Hi All, 
      I am trying to mark out the middle square of this Magnify Routine "window on right" (stolen from M23 - Thanks) - I assume the DllCall is overwriting the boxes. But wherever I try and redraw, they won't stay on the Magnify Window. Can anyone advise, bet way to keep boxes around the middle square.
      Please be kind with my code, it is ripped from a MUCH bigger exe.
      The "half" transparent window, is for dragging to where you want it, and the buttons are for more precise placement.
      #include <WindowsConstants.au3> #include <StaticConstants.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <WinAPI.au3> Global $hMag_GUI, $hMagDC, $hDeskDC, $hPen, $oObj, $aWinPos[2], $iLast_Mouse_X = 0, $iLast_Mouse_Y = 0 Global $pWindowCaptureX, $pWindowCaptureY Global $pWindowMagWinX, $pWindowMagWinY #Region - GUI3 ; *** Grabber/Picker Window Global $hGUI3 = GUICreate("Capture", 150, 150, $pWindowCaptureX, $pWindowCaptureY, $WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW) Global $Pic1 = GUICtrlCreatePic("", 70, 40, 10, 10, BitOR($GUI_SS_DEFAULT_PIC,$WS_BORDER)) Global $hButtonUp = GUICtrlCreateButton("U", 65, 60, 20, 20) Global $hButtonDown = GUICtrlCreateButton("D", 65, 100, 20, 20) Global $hButtonLeft = GUICtrlCreateButton("L", 40, 80, 20, 20) Global $hButtonRight = GUICtrlCreateButton("R", 90, 80, 20, 20) Global $hButtonOK = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 60, 80, 30, 20) #EndRegion - GUI3 #Region - GUI4 Global $hGUI4 = GUICreate("MagWin", 250, 250, 325, 195) Global $hButtonMOK = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 45, 140, 30, 20) Global $hButtonMUp = GUICtrlCreateButton("U", 50, 120, 20, 20) Global $hButtonMDown = GUICtrlCreateButton("D", 50, 160, 20, 20) Global $hButtonMLeft = GUICtrlCreateButton("L", 25, 140, 20, 20) Global $hButtonMRight = GUICtrlCreateButton("R", 75, 140, 20, 20) Global $hLabelWindow = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Window", 5, 185, 44, 15) Global $hLabelWindowText = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 60, 185, 176, 15) Global $hLabelCheck = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Check", 5, 205, 44, 15) Global $hLabelCheckText = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 60, 205, 176, 15) Global $hLabelScreen = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Screen", 5, 225, 44, 15) Global $hLabelScreenText = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 60, 225, 176, 15) #EndRegion - GUI4 ;GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hGUI1) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI3) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI4) WinSetTrans($hGUI3, "", 100) $hMag_GUI = WinGetHandle("MagWin") ; Get device context for Mag GUI $hMagDC = _WinAPI_GetDC($hMag_GUI) If @error Then Exit ; Get device context for desktop $hDeskDC = _WinAPI_GetDC(0) If @error Then _WinAPI_ReleaseDC($hMag_GUI, $hMagDC) Exit EndIf ; Create pen $hPen = _WinAPI_CreatePen($PS_SOLID, 5, 0x7E7E7E) $oObj = _WinAPI_SelectObject($hMagDC, $hPen) ; Loop until the user exits. ; *** Static Window While 1 ; Reset position Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") If $aWinPos[0] <> $iLast_Mouse_X Or $aWinPos[1] <> $iLast_Mouse_Y Then ; Redraw Mag GUI _FOEA_Loupe($aWinPos) ;~ Local $TWPx = $aWinPos[0]+81 ;+81 Top Left Corner; +85 Middle ;~ Local $TWPy = $aWinPos[1]+75 ;+75 Top Left Corner; +80 Middle ;~ ;*** WINDOW COORDS = x+81 & y+75 (top left of picker square) GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hGUI3) Local $output1 = PixelCheckSum($aWinPos[0]+81, $aWinPos[1]+75, $aWinPos[0]+91, $aWinPos[1]+85) Local $output2 = PixelCheckSum($aWinPos[0]+73, $aWinPos[1]+66, $aWinPos[0]+83, $aWinPos[1]+76) If $aWinPos[0] < 1440 Then GUICtrlSetData($hLabelWindowText, $aWinPos[0]+81 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+81+1440 &")," & $aWinPos[1]+75 & " : " & $output1) GUICtrlSetData($hLabelCheckText, $aWinPos[0]+73 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+73+1440 & ")," & $aWinPos[1]+66 & " : " & $output2) GUICtrlSetData($hLabelScreenText, "W: " & $aWinPos[0]+73 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+73+1440 &")," & $aWinPos[1]+66 & " C: " & $aWinPos[0]+81 & "," & $aWinPos[1]+75) Else GUICtrlSetData($hLabelWindowText, $aWinPos[0]+81-1440 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+81 &")," & $aWinPos[1]+75 & " : " & $output1) GUICtrlSetData($hLabelCheckText, $aWinPos[0]+89-1440 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+89 &")," & $aWinPos[1]+84 & " : " & $output2) GUICtrlSetData($hLabelScreenText, "W: " & $aWinPos[0]+73-1440 & "(" & $aWinPos[0]+73 & ")," & $aWinPos[1]+66 & " C: " & $aWinPos[0]+81 & "," & $aWinPos[1]+75) ;GUICtrlSetData($hLabel2, $aWinPos[1]+75) EndIf GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI3) $iLast_Mouse_X = $aWinPos[0] $iLast_Mouse_Y = $aWinPos[1] $pWindowCaptureX = $aWinPos[0] $pWindowCaptureY = $aWinPos[1] ; *** Box ; Tried it here - doesn't work ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(176, 55, 2, 20) ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(194, 55, 2, 20) ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(176, 55, 20, 2) ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(176, 73, 20, 2) ;~ Global $Graphic = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(0, 0, 1, 1) EndIf Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("MagWin") $pWindowMagWinX = $aWinPos[0] $pWindowMagWinY = $aWinPos[1] ;GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hGUI3) GUIDelete($hGUI3) ; Clear up Mag GUI _WinAPI_SelectObject($hMagDC, $oObj) _WinAPI_DeleteObject($hPen) _WinAPI_ReleaseDC(0, $hDeskDC) _WinAPI_ReleaseDC($hMag_GUI, $hMagDC) ;GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hMag_G GUIDelete($hGUI4) GUIDelete($hMag_GUI) ExitLoop Case $hButtonMOK GUISetState(@SW_HIDE, $hGUI3) Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") Local $TWPx = $aWinPos[0]+81 ;+81 Top Left Corner; +85 Middle Local $TWPy = $aWinPos[1]+75 ;+75 Top Left Corner; +80 Middle ;*** WINDOW COORDS = x+81 & y+75 (top left of picker square) If $aWinPos[0] > 1440 Then $aWinPos[0] = $aWinPos[0]-1440 $TWPx = $TWPx-1440 EndIf Local $output0 = PixelCheckSum($TWPx-8, $TWPy-9, $TWPx-8+10, $TWPy+1) ;_FOEA_WinAPI_DrawRect(LRChecksum($TWPx-8), $TWPy-9, LRChecksum($TWPx-8)+10, $TWPy+1, 0xFFFFFF, 50) MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Results ", _ "Window Coords" & @CRLF & _ $TWPx & "(" & $TWPx+1440 & "), " & $TWPy & @CRLF & _ "Checksum0: " & $output0 & @CRLF) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI3) WinActivate($hGUI3, "Capture") Case $hButtonMUp _FOEA_ButtonMUp() Case $hButtonMDown _FOEA_ButtonMDown() Case $hButtonMRight _FOEA_ButtonMRight() Case $hButtonMLeft _FOEA_ButtonMLeft() EndSwitch WEnd Func _FOEA_Loupe($aWinPos) Local $iX, $iY DllCall("gdi32.dll", "int", "StretchBlt", _ "int", $hMagDC, "int", 10, "int", 10, "int", 110, "int", 110, _ "int", $hDeskDC, "int", $aWinPos[0]+68, "int", $aWinPos[1]+61, "int", 20, "int", 20, _ "long", $SRCCOPY) DllCall("gdi32.dll", "int", "StretchBlt", _ "int", $hMagDC, "int", 130, "int", 10, "int", 110, "int", 110, _ "int", $hDeskDC, "int", $aWinPos[0]+70, "int", $aWinPos[1]+63, "int", 7, "int", 7, _ "long", $SRCCOPY) ; Appears initially - then disappears... Global $Graph1 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(170, 57, 8, 16, $SS_WHITERECT) Global $Graph2 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(170, 73, 31, 8, $SS_WHITERECT) Global $Graph3 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(193, 57, 8, 16, $SS_WHITERECT) Global $Graph4 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(170, 49, 31, 8, $SS_WHITERECT) ; This apears to be needed to stop the Magnify window moving Global $Graph5 = GUICtrlCreateGraphic(0, 0, 1, 1) ;Tried this too - no difference GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $Graph1) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $Graph2) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $Graph3) GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $Graph4) EndFunc ;==>Loupe Func _FOEA_ButtonMUp() Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") WinMove($hGUI3, "Capture", $aWinPos[0], $aWinPos[1]-1) EndFunc Func _FOEA_ButtonMDown() Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") WinMove($hGUI3, "Capture", $aWinPos[0], $aWinPos[1]+1) EndFunc Func _FOEA_ButtonMRight() Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") WinMove($hGUI3, "Capture", $aWinPos[0]+1, $aWinPos[1]) EndFunc Func _FOEA_ButtonMLeft() Local $aWinPos = WinGetPos("Capture") WinMove($hGUI3, "Capture", $aWinPos[0]-1, $aWinPos[1]) EndFunc  
    • By XGamerGuide
      I'm trying to display a GIF. However, the GUI should not be visible. Here is an attempt that doesn't work:
      $sGIF = "MyGIF.gif" #Include <IE.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <WindowsConstants.au3> #include <WINAPI.au3> #include <SendMessage.au3> Global Const $SC_DRAGMOVE = 0xF012 HotKeySet("{ESC}", "_Exit") $hGui = GUICreate("Test", 400, 300, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP, $WS_EX_LAYERED) GUISetBkColor(0xABCDEF) $oIE = _IECreateEmbedded() GUICtrlCreateObj($oIE, 10, 10, 380, 280) _WinAPI_SetLayeredWindowAttributes($hGUI, 0xABCDEF, 250) _IENavigate($oIE, $sGIF) GUISetState() While 1 Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $GUI_EVENT_PRIMARYDOWN _SendMessage($hGUI, $WM_SYSCOMMAND, $SC_DRAGMOVE, 0) EndSwitch WEnd Func _Exit() Exit  
    • By nacerbaaziz
      hello guys, please i need your help
      am trying to work with CreateWindowEx api, i created the window with it controls, also i setup the call back function
      i'am using WinMSGLoop to focus with the keyboard.
      here i have a problem, i hope that you can help me.
      on the controls i used the UDF that comme with the autoit, such as _GUIButton_Create, _GUIListBox_Create....
      but i can't find a STATIC control UDF, for that i used this

      local $h_ssrvlbl = _WinAPI_CreateWindowEx(0, "STATIC", "الخادم", BitOr($WS_VISIBLE, $WS_CHILD, $WS_CLIPSIBLINGS, $WS_CLIPCHILDREN), 250, 10, 100, 20, $hWnd)
      as you can see here, there is an arabic text, so here is the problem, the arabic text isn't show normally, what is the problem here?
      also i have  an other question about keyboard focus, when i used WinMSGLoop, it worked, but if i press alt+tab to switch windows or focus an other window and return back to my window, the focus of control is kill.
      can any one help me to solve that please?
      my code will be as file here with the include files
      i hope can any one help me here
      thanks in advance
       
      speed Test win.zip
    • By kcvinu
      Hi all,
      I am creating a GUI library in Nim with win32 API functions. Even though the syntax is similar to Python, coding is almost similar to C in Nim. 
      I can change the back color of the button in NM_CUSTOMDRAW. But I can't change the button text color. here is my pseudo code.  
      proc setBtnBackColor*(me : Button, lp: LPNMCUSTOMDRAW ) = if lp.uItemState and CDIS_SELECTED : #------------------ btn clicked # Here i am changing the button color with SelectObject & FillRect. elif lp.uItemState and CDIS_HOT : # ----------------Mouse over # Here i am changing the button's mouse hover color with SelectObject & FillRect. else: # -------------------------Default color set # Here i am changing the button's default color with SelectObject & FillRect. # Here i tried---> SetTextColor(lp.hdc, RGB(102, 255, 51) ) #------- But no luck. #------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please guide me. What i am doing wrong here ?  I am returning "CDRF_SKIPDEFAULT" after calling this function.
      Note : I am using subclassed button. So when the parent window receives WM_NOTIFY message, it sends that to my button's WndProc. There i am handling the message.
×
×
  • Create New...