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I made a listview using the checkboxes for exStyle. As most of you know, it makes checkboxes in front of every item in the listview. How do you determine whether it is checked or not? I tried getting the state of the ListViewItem but it just returns the data thats in it (ie "abc|defg|hijkl").

Thanks in advanced, and thank you to all those who've been helping me! I greatly appriciate all your help!

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please show the code, then it is much easier to help you.

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Well, the full code won't do you much good so here is a snippet with spoofed data:

#include <GuiConstants.au3>
#include <GuiListView.au3>
#include <Array.au3>

$version = "1.0"
Dim $pVarName[2], $pVarValue[2], $pVarShared[2], $listViewItems


GuiCreate("EasyCom " & $version,400,200)
$tab = GUICtrlCreateTab(0,0,399,160)
$tab0 = GUICtrlCreateTabitem("Variables")
$VariableListView = GUICtrlCreateListView("Shared|Variable Name|Value",5,25,390,130,"",$LVS_EX_CHECKBOXES)

While 1
   $msg = GUIGetMsg()
      Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE

Func _CreateListItems()
   If UBound($pVarName) <> UBound($listViewItems) Then
      Dim $listViewItems
      For $i = 0 To UBound($pVarName) - 1
         If $i = 0 Then
            $listViewItems = _ArrayCreate(GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("|" & $pVarName[$i] & "|" & $pVarValue[$i],$VariableListView))
            _ArrayAdd($listViewItems,GUICtrlCreateListViewItem("|" & $pVarName[$i] & "|" & $pVarValue[$i],$VariableListView))

Func _UpdateListItems()
   If UBound($pVarName) <> UBound($listViewItems) Then
   For $i = 0 To UBound($listViewItems) - 1
      ;If GUICtrlGetState($listViewItems[$i]) = $GUI_CHECKED Then

This creates ListViewItems with contents like:


The first column is blank because I'm leaving it for the checkbox.

I need to figure out how to get the state of the checkbox.

The array $pVarShared holds either a 1 or a 0. If its a 1 (the checkbox is checked for that item) then 'Shared' is enabled for that item.

Hope you can understand what I'm wanting to do.


I just tried that, it returned 1 everytime even if it wasn't checked.

EDIT: Just kidding gafrost...I was using it wrong. Thanks for the hekp.

Edited by ending

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