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GUI button above none transparent label, possible?

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laffo16

hey guys, i'm aware this is a really old question as ive been just spent alot of time trying to find an answer.

typically, my problem & question is:

is it possible to place a button ontop of a label. without making the label transparent (with clipsiblings).

ive tried, different tab orders, different styles, rooted around the forum but the only time this problem has

been talked about in the past is when it has been a genuine mistake, where as i actually want to place my button on

top of a label. is this possible?

depending on tab order, i get either a temporary invisable (until hovered) but then clickable button, or a visable but unclickable

button. have tried all the guictrlsetstates i thought might work but no go. pretty much given up, am i missing something?

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Melba23

laffo16,

Disable the label - then AutoIt does not get confused about which control is active at that point on the GUI:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)

GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 10, 10, 100, 50)
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0xFF0000)
GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DISABLE)

$hButton = GUICtrlCreateButton("Press", 20, 20, 80, 30)

GUISetState()

While 1

    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $hButton
            MsgBox(0,"Hit", "You pressed it")
    EndSwitch

WEnd

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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laffo16

thanks for your help melba23 and the example, however, could you take a look at this, i'm now want the $walker label to fall behind $static and $button when it reaches them.

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)

$walker = GUICtrlCreateLabel("test", 10, 250, 120, 20)
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0xDDCCBB)

$static = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 10, 10, 100, 200)
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0xFF0000)
GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DISABLE)

$hButton = GUICtrlCreateButton("Press", 20, 20, 80, 30)

GUISetState()

$switch = 1
$y = 250
While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $hButton
            MsgBox(0,"Hit", "You pressed it")
    EndSwitch
    If $switch = 1 Then
        $y += -1
    ElseIf $switch = 2 Then
        $y += 1
    EndIf
    ControlMove("Test", "", $walker, 10, $y)
    Sleep(30)
WEnd

does controlmove have some sort of always set on top property?

edit: it seems that is the case. so i tried GUICtrlSetPos (which does fall below $static) but not having much luck fixing the flickering problem. anyone know which gui/ctrl states i should invoke?

Edited by laffo16

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Melba23

laffo16,

Just use a CLIPSIBLINGS style for $walker:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test", 500, 500)

$static = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 10, 10, 100, 200)
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0xFF0000)
GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DISABLE)

$hButton = GUICtrlCreateButton("Press", 20, 20, 80, 30)

$walker = GUICtrlCreateLabel("test", 10, 250, 120, 20, $WS_CLIPSIBLINGS)
GUICtrlSetBkColor(-1, 0xDDCCBB)

GUISetState()

$switch = 1
$y = 250
While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $hButton
            MsgBox(0,"Hit", "You pressed it")
    EndSwitch
    If $switch = 1 Then
        $y += -1
    ElseIf $switch = 2 Then
        $y += 1
    EndIf
    ControlMove("Test", "", $walker, 10, $y)
    Sleep(30)
WEnd

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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laffo16

dah, u make it look to easy ^^ thanks again bud

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