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non-working UpDown

Phil Viton

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I'm just starting to write AutoIt scripts, but could someone tell me what's wrong with the UpDown control

in the code below? It's based pretty much on the example in the documentation; it looks

fine; but I can't actually increase/or decrease the value; and once I move off it, I can't select it again.


========== code

#include <GuiConstants.au3>

;create the GUI

GuiCreate("Run Web2c",300,150,400,300)

GuiCtrlCreateLabel("LaTeX passes: ",10,50,140)

$passlatex = GuiCtrlCreateInput("2",90,50,40)



$okbutton = GuiCtrlCreateButton("OK",10,120,50)

$cancelbutton = GuiCtrlCreateButton("Cancel",70,120,50)

; put up the GUI


While 1

$msg = GUIGetMsg()


Case $msg = $okbutton

; get the data



Case $msg = $cancelbutton



If $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then ExitLoop


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Maybe this:

GuiCtrlCreateLabel("LaTeX passes: ",10,50,140)

overlaps your $passlatex and $updown - controls.

Just reduce the width (140) of the label a little bit, cause you input control starts at coords: 90.

I.e.: GuiCtrlCreateLabel("LaTeX passes: ",10,50,80)

80 is maximum, cause 10 + 80 = 90 -> where the input starts.

Edited by Holger
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