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Hey Guys,

Maybe you can help me with something small.
It is not terrible but it slows down my script and after a while even crash the script.

First i explain what i have;
I have a GUI with a lot of GUICtrlCreateInput controls, lets say 600 pieces.
All the controls are hidden when the GUI is displayed, i have 3 buttons attached to 200 pieces each.

When i press button-1 the first 200 controls are showed,
When i press button-2 the first 200 controls are hidden and the next 200 controls are showed,
etc, etc.

This is working perfectly but after a while the GUI is getting slower and slower.
After a while the controls aren't responding anymore and the script crashes.

When i compile the script to 64-Bits version the speed is a lot better but you can still see the script slowing down each time i use the buttons.

I think there has to be a buffer somewhere that is filling each time i show and hide the controls, but how can i clear that buffer without restarting the script?

Deleting and re-creating the controls didn't help, deleting the entire gui (and controls) and re-creating it didn't help also.
The only thing that is working is restarting the script.

Thanks guys!

PS: If you need a working example i can add it to this topic, just let me know. It is not rocket science, i just create the controls and show/hide them with a while loop and 3 buttons.

 

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Blueman,

Having so many controls and hiding/showing them has always been slow. You might like to look at this recent thread where someone wanted to have multiple inputs - it turned out that a ListView with my GUIListViewEx UDF (link on my sig) was able to replace the multiple inputs without creating the same problem.

M23

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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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MilenP,

Thanks for the endorsement. And for providing the link to the relevant thread - I thought I had done so but it appears not!

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Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

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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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Blueman,

Delighted you find my UDF useful.

M23

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Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

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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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On 21-1-2019 at 10:52 PM, Melba23 said:

Blueman,

Delighted you find my UDF useful.

M23

Your The man, man! :)

I just have one simple question, hope that i may ask you this.
Is there a way to change the value in a certain column by clicking on a button?

So Something Like:

_GUIListViewEx_ChangeFieldValue($List_Index, $row, $col, $newvalue)

Now i have looked at a way to do this by updating the array and then 'redraw' the list but this is a lot of work for every column.

Thanks in advance!


Greetings Wouter
 

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Blueman,

The _GUIListViewEx_ChangeItem function should do what you require.

May I suggest looking at the #CURRENT# section at the top of the UDF include file - it lists all the available functions within the UDF. And as with all of my UDFs each function has its own detailed header explaining the parameters and return values.

M23

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

Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

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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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2 hours ago, Melba23 said:

Blueman,

The _GUIListViewEx_ChangeItem function should do what you require.

May I suggest looking at the #CURRENT# section at the top of the UDF include file - it lists all the available functions within the UDF. And as with all of my UDFs each function has its own detailed header explaining the parameters and return values.

M23

Melba,

I have literally searched the whole UDF for a couple of hours for this function.
I don't know why but i didn't saw it,.. what a stupid mistake from my side!

Thanks for the answer, as Noobie as the question was,.

You helped me a lot, thank you.

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