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Limit the number of characters in a GUI Input

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How do you limit the amount of characters that can be typed into the GUIcreateinput box? I am wanting to allow only 4 numbers in this function, and have created the GUI Input with the (ES_NUMBER 0x2000), value

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create the input... get it's $HWND and

Global $EM_LIMITTEXT = 0xF0C5
DLLCall("user32.dll","long","SendMessage",_
            "hwnd",$HWND,_
            "int",$EM_LIMITTEXT,_
            "int",10_
            "int,0)

EDIT: oh, wait... There is probably a GUISendMsg() equivilent...

GUISendMsg($ctrlID,$EM_LIMITTEXT,10,0)

Lar.

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Uh...Larry sorry for the ignorance...But how do I get the Window handle of a GUI input box?

Not sure how to go about this

My code for the two input boxes I want to limit the amount of characters for are as follows:

GLOBAL $TIME1 = GUICtrlCreateInput ("", 65, 500 , 80, 20,0x2000)
GUICtrlSetState(-1,$GUI_DISABLE)
GUICtrlCreateLabel ("To:", 150,500,20,20,)
GLOBAL $TIME2 = GUICtrlCreateInput ("",175,500, 80, 20,0x2000)
GUICtrlSetState(-1,$GUI_DISABLE)

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Thanks Larry, that works great now!

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