Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

Last modified 15 years ago

#1178 closed Feature Request (Rejected)

MsgBox timeout indicator

Reported by: hhzz Owned by:
Milestone: Component: AutoIt
Version: Severity: None
Keywords: Cc:


When using the MsgBox's timeout feature, I often found it's difficult for users to tell how long he/she has before the box disappears. Having the message "Timeout in X seconds" doesn't help because the user doesn't know how long the message was already up.

While it is possible to replicate the functionality in UDF as indicated in this thread:

But to fully duplicate the functionality of MsgBox will take quite a bit of work as opposed to adding it to be part of MsgBox.


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comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by TicketCleanup

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comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by Valik

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Who said you had to duplicate the full functionality of MsgBox() via a custom GUI? Also, you're not very clever if you can't figure out a solution for this problem. Ask on the forum how to do it.

comment:3 Changed 15 years ago by Valik

You know what, screw it, I'll just tell you (more or less... mostly less). Use Run(@AutoItExe) with /AutoIt3ExecuteLine and run a MsgBox() line. That frees the main script up so it's not blocked on the call to MsgBox(). The main script can then use ControlSetText() to update the text as necessary. Including, but not limited to, updating a counter in the message box text.

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