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david1337

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

 

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Melba23

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

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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

 

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david1337

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

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Melba23

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

 

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david1337

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:

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kylomas

David1337,

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

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david1337

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
 

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