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how to resize the GUICtrlCreateLabel

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how to resize the GUICtrlCreateLabel to be able contain the text and change the color 

GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 184, 96, 31, 17)

GUICtrlSetData( -1,"toooooooooooooo long text")

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You can reset the size using GUICtrlSetPos. 


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example please 

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We'll do better than one example, we'll give you two! Look in the help file.


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Func GUICtrlResize($iCtrlId = -1, $hWnd = $hMain)
    Local $aDim = GUICtrlMeasureString($iCtrlId)
    Local $aPos = ControlGetPos($hWnd, "", $iCtrlId)
    If (@error) Then Return
    GUICtrlSetPos($iCtrlId, $aPos[0], $aPos[1], $aDim[0], $aDim[1])
    Return $aDim
EndFunc   ;==>GUICtrlResize

Func GUICtrlMeasureString($iCtrlId)
    Local $hWnd = (IsHWnd($iCtrlId) ? $iCtrlId : GUICtrlGetHandle($iCtrlId))
    Local $aReturn[2] = [0, 0]
    Local $sText = GUICtrlRead($iCtrlId)
    Local $aText = Null
    If ($sText = "") Then Return $aReturn

    Local $hDC = _WinAPI_GetDC($hWnd)
    Local $hFont = _SendMessage($hWnd, $WM_GETFONT)
    Local $hSelectObject = _WinAPI_SelectObject($hDC, $hFont)
    Local $tSize = _WinAPI_GetTextExtentPoint32($hDC, $sText)

    If (StringInStr($sText, @LF)) Then
        $aText = StringSplit(StringStripCR($sText), @LF)
        Local $iMax = 0
        If (Not @error) Then
            For $i = 1 To $aText[0]
                $tSize = _WinAPI_GetTextExtentPoint32($hDC, $aText[$i])
                $iMax = Max($iMax, DllStructGetData($tSize, 1))
                $aReturn[0] = DllStructGetData($tSize, 1)
            Next
            $aReturn[0] = $iMax
            $aReturn[1] = DllStructGetData($tSize, 2) * $aText[0]
        Else
            $aReturn[0] = DllStructGetData($tSize, 1)
            $aReturn[1] = DllStructGetData($tSize, 2)
        EndIf
    Else
        $aReturn[0] = DllStructGetData($tSize, 1)
        $aReturn[1] = DllStructGetData($tSize, 2)
    EndIf

    _WinAPI_SelectObject($hDC, $hSelectObject)
    _WinAPI_ReleaseDC($hWnd, $hDC)

    Return $aReturn
EndFunc   ;==>GUICtrlMeasureString

You'll have to figure out the #includes yourself. This is from some big program I made and wanted to resize some labels based on the width and height of the text based on the font name/size I used.

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geotau3,

Look at my StringSize UDF (the link is in my sig) - it gives you the required size of a control to fit the text in any font/style.

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