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setting_20the_20position_20of_20the_20file_20open_20dialogue [2018/03/31 13:19]
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setting_20the_20position_20of_20the_20file_20open_20dialogue [2018/04/15 17:28]
richardrussell Added syntax highlighting
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 =====Setting the position of the File Open dialogue===== =====Setting the position of the File Open dialogue=====
  
-//by Richard Russell, February 2016//\\ \\  The [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwine.html#​opensave|File Open (and File Save) dialogues]] open, by default, at a position on the screen determined by Windows. Whilst this will almost always be satisfactory,​ there may very occasionally be a requirement to position the dialogue box at specific coordinates. This may be achieved using the code below:\\ \\ +//by Richard Russell, February 2016//\\ \\  The [[http://​www.bbcbasic.co.uk/​bbcwin/​manual/​bbcwine.html#​opensave|File Open (and File Save) dialogues]] open, by default, at a position on the screen determined by Windows. Whilst this will almost always be satisfactory,​ there may very occasionally be a requirement to position the dialogue box at specific coordinates. This may be achieved using the code below: 
 + 
 +<code bb4w>
         INSTALL @lib$+"​CALLBACK"​ : REM Must be version 2.0 or later         INSTALL @lib$+"​CALLBACK"​ : REM Must be version 2.0 or later
  
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         SYS "​SetWindowPos",​hdlg%,​0,​xOFN%,​yOFN%,​0,​0,​SWP_NOSIZE OR SWP_NOZORDER         SYS "​SetWindowPos",​hdlg%,​0,​xOFN%,​yOFN%,​0,​0,​SWP_NOSIZE OR SWP_NOZORDER
         = 0         = 0
 +</​code>​
 +
 The **xOFN%** and **yOFN%** global variables determine the position at which the dialogue box opens.\\ \\  Unfortunately a side-effect is that the appearance of the dialogue will change from the '​modern'​ style to the '​classic'​ style, because Windows assumes that the HookProc is possibly being used to customise the layout. The **xOFN%** and **yOFN%** global variables determine the position at which the dialogue box opens.\\ \\  Unfortunately a side-effect is that the appearance of the dialogue will change from the '​modern'​ style to the '​classic'​ style, because Windows assumes that the HookProc is possibly being used to customise the layout.
setting_20the_20position_20of_20the_20file_20open_20dialogue.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/15 17:28 by richardrussell