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Recently, I have built a program that changes the background color of a particular Input box whenever the mouse cursor runs over a certain color.

For example, if the user's mouse is placed on the navy-blue banner at the top of these forums, the box should change to that exact color.

When I do a debug run in Scite, it changes color and works perfectly, but if I run it without the debugger, it will not change color at all. Anyone know if that would be a programming error on my part, or if there is something I'm missing?


Edit: Doesn't look like I can change the background color of my input boxes as a whole when running outside of the standard Scite "Beta Run" mode...which means it wasn't a programming error on my side.

Edited by Vert

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#include <GUIConstants.au3>
$Form1 = GUICreate("Example", 622, 441, 192, 125)
$Input1 = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 88, 24, 105, 21, -1, $WS_EX_CLIENTEDGE)
GUICtrlSetColor($Input1, 0)
While 1
    $msg = GuiGetMsg()
    Case $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
    Case Else

Just as a smaller example.

It should turn the input box black. It does when I do a beta run, but open compilation or by running it standardly, it does nothing.

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Sounds like you're running good old 3.1.1 at default when running them from explorer.

I could swear up and down I already updated a LONG time ago, but apparently I didn't.

Problem solved, thanks for the help.

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No problem. Btw, incase you didn't know the following file toggles stable/beta :

%programfiles%\AutoIt3\beta\Extras\Toggle AU3 Beta.au3

I don' think beta sets itself to run scripts when installing it, at least it didn't before.

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