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I created a listbox based on an existing forum post. I've changed _GUICtrlListBox_FindString in the example to _GUICtrlListBox_FindInText as I needed to search on any position of the listbox line, and not only from the beginning. It works, but - it doesn't know how to proceed to the next occurrence: it always retrieves the first occurrence from the top, although I've set the parameter -1 as the 3rd parameter, believing it will search from the selected line - but it doesn't do it.

Any idea?

Thanks a lot



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Try this change to your script.

#include <ButtonConstants.au3>
#include <file.au3>
#include <GUIListBox.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <EditConstants.au3>
#include <ComboConstants.au3>

#Region ### START Koda GUI section ### Form=
$Form1 = GUICreate("TextExpander", 451, 403, 336, 33)
$IP = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 32, 304, 177, 21)
; GUICtrlCreateInput("", 240, 304, 177, 21)
$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK", 24, 344, 89, 33, $BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON)
$Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Add Entry", 136, 344, 105, 33)
$Edit1 = GUICtrlCreateList("", 16, 8, 409, 279)
$Button3 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Close", 352, 344, 65, 33)
#EndRegion ### END Koda GUI section ###

Func LoadData()
     Local Const $sFilePath = @ScriptDir & "\Textexpander.txt"
     Local $hFileOpen = FileOpen($sFilePath, $FO_READ)
     $sData = FileRead($hFileOpen)
     Global $MyVal = StringSplit($sData, "|")
     Global $possibles = StringReplace($sData, @CRLF, '|')
     GUICtrlSetData($Edit1, $possibles)
EndFunc   ;==>LoadData

While 1
     $msg = GUIGetMsg()
     If $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then ExitLoop

Func WM_COMMAND($hWnd, $iMsg, $wParam, $lParam)

     Local $hdlWindowFrom, _
               $intControlID_From, _
               $intMessageCode, _
               $strSearchString = ""
     Static $intItemIndex = -1 ; <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

     $intControlID_From = BitAND($wParam, 0xFFFF)
     $intMessageCode = BitShift($wParam, 16)

     Switch $intControlID_From
          Case $IP

               Switch $intMessageCode
                    Case $EN_CHANGE

                         $strSearchString = GUICtrlRead($IP)
                         $intItemIndex = _GUICtrlListBox_FindInText($Edit1, $strSearchString, $intItemIndex + 1) ; <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
                         If @error Then
                              ConsoleWrite("Error while searching the string in the ListBox. Error: " & @error & @CRLF)
                              _GUICtrlListBox_SetCurSel($Edit1, $intItemIndex)
                              If @error Then
                                   ConsoleWrite("Error while selecting the ListBox Item " & $intItemIndex & ".Error: " & @error & @CRLF)



EndFunc   ;==>WM_COMMAND


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Thanks BrewManMH! I've tried it, and it improves the script but...

Let me explain the data structure. The search example is on the word "caccia" which means "hunt". 

I press "c" the first time and it highlights ABB010 abbandono cani gatti, cause it's the first line containing "c"

Then I press "a" and it proceeds to the ADO010 adozioni cani, as it contains the "ca". Already there, the behavior is weird - the previous hit also contains "ca".

Anyway, I press "c" and it proceeds to AFR001 fiere caccia

I press "c" again and it proceeds to AFR003 fiere caccia pesca

I press "i" and it proceeds to CCC000 caccia generale

I press "a" and it proceeds to CCC002 caccia disturbo venatorio - the 4th item that contains the complete search term.

Now, the list contains other 9 lines with "caccia", but there's no way to select them - as I do not have the "Next" button, and no other letters to type.

Conclusion: instead to make it jump to the next occurrence on any new letter contained in the search term, I would expect a way to have the "Next" button to make it proceed. Such solution would allow to proceed to the next occurrence also when the search term is complete and there are other lines below containing it.

Is there a way to achieve it?

PS. I attached the example of list I'm using to test.

Thanks a lot




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I believe I've found a solution - not elegant but working.

Attached the modified script with the Next button and the following behavior: while typing a search term, the selection jumps as in the BrewManMH's version, and - as in the BrewManMH's version - stops to jump when the search term is complete.

Then, pressing the Next button, it jumps to the next occurrences of the search term (while any).

When it reaches the last occurrence, it jumps to the the first complete occurrence and then it cycles down.

The AutoIt capabilities are really amazing!



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