Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#1804 closed Bug (Wont Fix)

FileSelectFolder does not position itself relative to the parent window (if given parent handle).

Reported by: mikered82@… Owned by:
Milestone: Component: AutoIt
Version: Severity: None
Keywords: FileSelectFolder Cc:


When using FileSelectFolder, the window does not position itself relative to the parent window. FileSelectFolder should work as FileOpenDialog does.

Code to reporoduce this:

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test GUI", 300, 200, 100, 100)
$BrowseFolder = GUICtrlCreateButton("Browse Folder", 35, 20, 100, 25)
$BrowseFile = GUICtrlCreateButton("Browse File", 170, 20, 100, 25)

While 1
	$GUIGetMsg = GUIGetMsg()
	Switch $GUIGetMsg
		Case $BrowseFolder
			FileSelectFolder("dialog text", "", 1+2, "", $hGUI)
		Case $BrowseFile
			FileOpenDialog("title", @DesktopDir, "All (*.*)", Default, "", $hGUI)

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Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by mvg

no bug.
Your not using it right. -> goto forum of help file.

comment:2 follow-up: Changed 13 years ago by mikered82

I did some testing and found that this bug only occurs when flag 1 or 2 (or both) is used.

Note: I have Windows XP and IE 8.

comment:3 in reply to: ↑ 2 Changed 13 years ago by mvg

Aha, misread your message.

"FileSelectFolder with flag 1 and/or 2 is locked to center position of desktop"(single screen over here)
Additional test case, in case it helps.

$RootFolder = 'c:\_Test_FileSelectFolder'
$InitialFolder = $RootFolder & '\' & 'sub01\sub11'

If FileExists($RootFolder) Then Exit 960

DirCreate($InitialFolder & '\' & 'sub21')
If Not FileExists('c:\_Test_FileSelectFolder\sub01\sub11') Then Exit 961

Dim $aData[8] = ['0', '1', '2', '2+1', '4', '4+1', '4+2', '4+2+1']

;; no additional parent gui.
For $e In $aData
	FileSelectFolder('FileSelectFolder (' & $e & ')', $RootFolder, Number($e), $InitialFolder)

;; with additional parent gui.
$hGUI = GUICreate("Parent GUI", 100, 100, @DesktopWidth - 200, @DesktopHeight - 200) ;; drop near bottom-right.
For $e In $aData
	FileSelectFolder('FileSelectFolder (' & $e & ')', $RootFolder, Number($e), $InitialFolder, $hGUI)

DirRemove($RootFolder, 1) ;; recurse.

comment:4 Changed 13 years ago by Jon

Checked with Spy++ and the folder selection window has the correct parent. So it must be a Windows API curiosity.

comment:5 Changed 13 years ago by Jon

  • Resolution set to Wont Fix
  • Status changed from new to closed

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