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Afternoon, I could very well be doing this wrong so feel free to totally advise otherwise - I'm wanting to use a GUI to first display a key from within an INI file, then secondly change the INI file by using a FileSelectFolder command but then I want to see the GUI change to reflect the change I've just made.

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
$Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 615, 437, 192, 124)
$Input1 = GUICtrlCreateInput(Iniread(@WorkingDir & "\test.ini","Path","FilePath",""), 64, 80, 121, 21)
$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Change", 200, 80, 75, 25)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $Button1
            $selectedFolder = FileSelectFolder("Select Log Path Directory",@WorkingDir,0)
            If NOT $selectedFolder = "" Then
                $newLogPath = IniWrite(@WorkingDir & "\test.ini","Path","FilePath",$selectedFolder)
            EndIf


    EndSwitch
WEnd

So 2 part question really: (1) Should I be using GUICtrlCreateInput to display my INI read from within the GUI? (2) How can I refresh the GUI to update that to read the new information I've just written to the GUI?

Thanks!

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Edited by RC86
Adding screenshot of GUI when running.

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Simpel

Hi.

You can use GUICtrlSetData() to set the new value. I would prefer a label rather than an input, because it wouldn't look like you can write the path with keyboard.

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
Local $Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 615, 437, 192, 124)
Local $Input1 = GUICtrlCreateLabel(Iniread(@WorkingDir & "\test.ini","Path","FilePath",""), 64, 80, 321, 21) ; LABEL instead Input
Local $Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Change", 400, 80, 75, 25)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###
Local $nMsg, $selectedFolder, $newLogPath
While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $Button1
            $selectedFolder = FileSelectFolder("Select Log Path Directory",@WorkingDir,0)
            If NOT $selectedFolder = "" Then
                $newLogPath = IniWrite(@WorkingDir & "\test.ini","Path","FilePath",$selectedFolder)
                GUICtrlSetData($Input1, Iniread(@WorkingDir & "\test.ini","Path","FilePath","")) ; SET date into label
            EndIf


    EndSwitch
WEnd

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14 minutes ago, Simpel said:

Hi.

You can use GUICtrlSetData() to set the new value. I would prefer a label rather than an input, because it wouldn't look like you can write the path with keyboard.

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
Local $Form1 = GUICreate("Form1", 615, 437, 192, 124)
Local $Input1 = GUICtrlCreateLabel(Iniread(@WorkingDir & "\test.ini","Path","FilePath",""), 64, 80, 321, 21) ; LABEL instead Input
Local $Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Change", 400, 80, 75, 25)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###
Local $nMsg, $selectedFolder, $newLogPath
While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $Button1
            $selectedFolder = FileSelectFolder("Select Log Path Directory",@WorkingDir,0)
            If NOT $selectedFolder = "" Then
                $newLogPath = IniWrite(@WorkingDir & "\test.ini","Path","FilePath",$selectedFolder)
                GUICtrlSetData($Input1, Iniread(@WorkingDir & "\test.ini","Path","FilePath","")) ; SET date into label
            EndIf


    EndSwitch
WEnd

Conrad

Awesome! That was a lot easier than expected thank you very much!

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