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GUICtrlCreateTab on Top eg:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>


Func Example()
    GUICreate("My GUI Tab") ; will create a dialog box that when displayed is centered

    GUISetFont(9, 300)

    GUICtrlCreateTab(10, 10, 200, 100)

    GUICtrlCreateLabel("label0", 30, 80, 50, 20)
    GUICtrlCreateButton("OK0", 20, 50, 50, 20)
    GUICtrlCreateInput("default", 80, 50, 70, 20)

    GUICtrlCreateLabel("label1", 30, 80, 50, 20)
    GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 20, 50, 60, 120)
    GUICtrlSetData(-1, "Trids|CyberSlug|Larry|Jon|Tylo|guinness", "Jon") ; default Jon
    GUICtrlCreateButton("OK1", 80, 50, 50, 20)

    GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_SHOW) ; will be display first
    GUICtrlCreateLabel("label2", 30, 80, 50, 20)
    GUICtrlCreateButton("OK2", 140, 50, 50)

    GUICtrlCreateTabItem("") ; end tabitem definition

    GUICtrlCreateLabel("label3", 20, 130, 50, 20)


    Local $idMsg
    ; Loop until the user exits.
    While 1
        $idMsg = GUIGetMsg()

        If $idMsg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then ExitLoop
EndFunc   ;==>Example



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Using my GUIExtender UDF allows you to do something like this quite easily:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

#include "GUIExtender.au3"

Global $aLabel[6], $aColour[] = [0, 0xFF0000, 0x00FF00, 0xAAAAFF, 0xFFFF00, 0x00FFFF]

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 2600, 500, 100, 100)

For $i = 1 To 5
    $aLabel[$i] = GUICtrlCreateLabel("Tab " & $i, 0, ($i * 100) - 100, 100, 100)
    GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, $aColour[$i])
    GUICtrlSetResizing(-1, $GUI_DOCKSIZE)

_GUIExtender_Init($hGUI, 1)

For $i = 1 To 5

    $iSection = _GUIExtender_Section_Create($hGUI, (500 * $i) - 400, 500)
    GUICtrlCreateLabel("This is screen " & $iSection, (500 * $i) - 400, (100 * $i) - 100, 500, 100)
    GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, $aColour[$i])
    _GUIExtender_Section_Activate($hGUI, $iSection)


_GUIExtender_Section_Create($hGUI, -99)

$iCurrSection = 1
For $i = 2 To 5
    _GUIExtender_Section_Action($hGUI, $i, 0)


While 1

    $imsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $iMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
        Case Else
            For $i = 1 To 5
                If $iMsg = $aLabel[$i] And $i <> $iCurrSection Then
                    _GUIExtender_Section_Action($hGUI, $iCurrSection, 0)
                    _GUIExtender_Section_Action($hGUI, $i, 1)
                    $iCurrSection = $i

    _GUIExtender_EventMonitor($hGUI, $iMsg)


The UDF link is in my sig.


Public_Domain.png.2d871819fcb9957cf44f4514551a2935.png Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind

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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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