david1337

Find ID of Listview item by stringname

7 posts in this topic

Hey guys

This may be quite simple, but I haven't manage to solve it yet :/

All I want to do is get the ID of Xitem, so I can click it with " _GUICtrlListView_ClickItem" .

So I need to find the item based on the that fact that I know the text/string name of that item.

 

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    GUICreate("listview items", 300, 300, -1, -1)


    Local $idListview = GUICtrlCreateListView("col1", 10, 10, 200, 150) ;,$LVS_SORTDESCENDING)
    Local $idButton = GUICtrlCreateButton("ID_of_Xitem?", 75, 170, 70, 20)
    Local $idItem1 = GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("Aitem", $idListview)
    Local $idItem2 = GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("Xitem", $idListview)
    Local $idItem3 = GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("Zitem", $idListview)

    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    ; Loop until the user exits.
    While 1
        Switch GUIGetMsg()
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                ExitLoop

            Case $idButton

               MsgBox(0,"","ID of Xitem is ?")

               _GUICtrlListView_ClickItem($clv, ?)

        EndSwitch
    WEnd
EndFunc   ;==>Example

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites



davis1337,

Do not forget that there is a ListView UDF as well as the native functions:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <GuiListView.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    GUICreate("listview items", 300, 300, -1, -1)

    Local $idListview = GUICtrlCreateListView("col1", 10, 10, 200, 150) ;,$LVS_SORTDESCENDING)
    Local $idButton = GUICtrlCreateButton("ID_of_Xitem?", 75, 170, 70, 20)
    Local $idItem1 = GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("Aitem", $idListview)
    Local $idItem2 = GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("Xitem", $idListview)
    Local $idItem3 = GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("Zitem", $idListview)

    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    ; Loop until the user exits.
    While 1
        Switch GUIGetMsg()
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                ExitLoop

            Case $idButton
                $nID = _GUICtrlListView_FindText($idListview, "Xitem")
                MsgBox(0, "", "ID of Xitem is " & $nID)
                _GUICtrlListView_ClickItem($idListview, $nID)
        EndSwitch
    WEnd
EndFunc   ;==>Example

M23

1 person likes this

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

Spoiler

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

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

#3 ·  Posted (edited)

Melba23

Thanks! I can't believe there was a native function that did exactly what I wanted!

I have searched so many threads, and tried so many weird things :) No idea why I didn't find the "_GUICtrlListView_FindText" function.

Anyway, thanks again!

Edited by david1337

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

david1337,

_GUICtrlListView_FindText is a UDF function, not a native one - just like the one you use to click the item.

M23


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

Spoiler

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

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Oh yeah sorry, what I meant was: can't believe that the "normal" GuiListView UDF had this function.
Anything that is not your GUIListViewEx UDF, is native to me :lol:

Edited by david1337

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

David1337,

Please note, _GUICtrlListView_FindText finds the first occurrence of the search text.

kylomas

1 person likes this

Forum Rules         Procedure for posting code

"I like pigs.  Dogs look up to us.  Cats look down on us.  Pigs treat us as equals."

- Sir Winston Churchill

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi kylomas

Thanks for the warning!
It's fine in my case though, as there can't be two identical items in my list.

- David
 

Share this post


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

  • Similar Content

    • JustinZandee
      By JustinZandee
      I need a random string generator which creates 15 letters/numbers.
      How can I make that?
    • anthonyjr2
      By anthonyjr2
      Hi guys,
      I am pretty bad with regex, and am having some trouble trying to come up with an expression for a certain type of string. Basically I want to be able to tell if a string is of the format:
      AA#####A
      Where the A's are any letter from A-Z and the #'s are any digit from 0-9.
      I've been playing around with a regex tester online for a while but I can't really seem to grasp the concept very well. Could anyone give me any tips?
      This isn't exactly an AutoIt specific question which is why I didn't post it in General Help & Support.
    • LoneWolf_2106
      By LoneWolf_2106
      Hi everybody,
      i have a question related to strings items in an Array and sorting. Maybe someone can advice me how to solve the issue.
      I have an Array of strings, every item of the Array is as following:
      INFO [13.06.2017 11:48:01] [Thread-13] [ConGenImpUsb -> waitForConnection]  INFO [07.06.2017 08:55:44] [main] MDU5 - Ver 5.1x I want to sort the item in the array by date and time, is there any function which allows me to sort by date/time?
      Thanks in advance
    • nacerbaaziz
      By nacerbaaziz
      Hello guys
      Today I'll give you three functions to manage the list View items
      These functions will help you to do some works in your list view items
      1. list view Read
      To get the selected item text  
      2. listView_checke
      To checke an item
      3. isListViewChecked
      To see if the item is checked
      All of these functions will be illustrated by the following example
      You can download the include file from the link below
      Now with the example
      #include <easy_listView_functions.au3> #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <GuiListView.au3> #include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> Example() Func Example()  Local $idListview  GUICreate("ListView Get Item Checked State", 1000, 700)  $idListview = GUICtrlCreateListView("", 50, 30, 250, 120, 50)  _GUICtrlListView_SetExtendedListViewStyle($idListview, BitOR($LVS_EX_FULLROWSELECT, $LVS_EX_CHECKBOXES)) ; Add items $item1 = GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("item1", $idListview) $item2 = GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("item2", $idListview) _listview_Checke($idListview, "item1") $btn = GUICtrlCreateButton("&read", 100, 150, 50, 50) $btn2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("&if checked", 100, 200, 100, 50)  GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) while 1 switch GUIGetMSG() case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE  GUIDelete() exit case $btn $read = _ListView_read($idListView) if $read then msgBox(0, "read listview", $read) else msgBox(0, "read listview", "no text ditected") endIf case $btn2 if _isListviewChecked($idListView, "item1") then msgBox(0, "get", "the item is checked") else msgBox(0, "get", "the item isn't checked") endIf endSwitch wend EndFunc   ;==>Example
       
      easy_listView_functions.au3
    • Innominate
      By Innominate
      How can I filter out everything in a string except for text between specific tags, specifically between <title>Message title</title> and <body id="msgFeedSummaryBody" selected="false">Summary text</body>
       
      I also want to extract the URL, which is given three times:
           1. Message-Id: <https://www.linktopage.htm@localhost.localdomain>
           2. Content-Base: https://linktopage.htm (no closing tag for this, just a line feed with the next one beginning with “Content-Type: “)
           3. <base href="https://www.linktopage.htm">
       
      Having extracted the Message title, Summary text, and URL, I want to save that in one of various text files, with a prompt for user input giving me a way (such as entering a letter, word, or clicking a radio button; the latter is preferable) to specify which file.
       
      Here is the code I have so far:
       
      #include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 2) ;1=start, 2=subStr, 3=exact, 4=advanced, -1 to -4=Nocase HotKeySet("^h", "_copy") While 1 Sleep(100) WEnd Func _copy() Send("^u") ; opens the message source of the news feed in my e-mail client (Thunderbird) showing all of the desired information Sleep(1000) Send("^a") ; select all of it Sleep(1000) Send("^c") ; copy it to clipboard EndFunc Now how can I filter the clipboard contents (as above), add to it (adding “-----------------------” as a separator, display it to the screen (for confirmation), and append it as plain text to one of several different files?
       
      Thank you!