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Need help with Text Input box

Post by Redlion » Fri Jul 03, 2015 1:26 am

Hi all,

I am trying to write a small app for work, so it needs to be cross platform, so no MUI Royale.

I have a need for several text inputs from the user, and the popup string requester is looks very messy when included in the program.

Does anyone have a simple textbox example I can have a look at.

Thanks
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Re: Need help with Text Input box

Post by Bugala » Fri Jul 03, 2015 9:45 am

Text Input box is very hard to make with Hollywood (or any other language that doesnt directly support the idea).

However, Allanon is working on HGUI, which will have Text Input boxes as one of the things:
http://forums.hollywood-mal.com/viewtop ... f=7&t=1032

But when is he finally going to make a release that we get to use it? Who knows.

Perhaps you can PM him and ask if he be so kind as to send you just the input box part to use.

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Re: Need help with Text Input box

Post by Redlion » Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:32 pm

Hi all,

Here is my first try at a String input gadet, it works but it could be a bit better.

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@VERSION 6,0
@APPTITLE "Gadgets"
@APPVERSION "$VER: 1.0 (04.07.15)"
@APPCOPYRIGHT "©2015, George Leo den Hollander"
@APPAUTHOR "Leo den Hollander"
@APPDESCRIPTION "Simple Gadgets"

@DISPLAY 1, {Width=400,Height=320,Color=#gray,Title=" Gadgets by Leo den Hollander"}

; Setup tables
GadgetText = {}
GadgetState = {}
GadgetFColor = {}
GadgetBColor = {}
GadgetFont = {}
GadgetFontSize = {}

; Setup Globals
global Gadget
global Gadgetx 
global Gadgety 
global Gadgetw 
global Gadgeth

Function GadgetButton(ID,x,y,w,h,Text$,BC,FC)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLGradient,#Linear,#Silver,RGB(64,64,64),12)
    Box(x, y, w, h, #GRAY)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
    Box(x+2, y+2, w-4, h-4, BC)
    SetFont("DejaVu Sans",18)
    TW = Textwidth(Text$)
    t =(w/2)-(tw/2)
    SetFontColor(FC)
    Textout(x+t,y+3,Text$)
    MakeButton(ID, #SIMPLEBUTTON, x+2, y+2, w-4, h-4, Events)
    GadgetFColor[ID] = FC
    GadgetBColor[ID] = BC
EndFunction

Function GadgetLabel(ID,x,y,w,h,Text$,BC,FC)
    Setlinewidth(1)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLGradient,#Linear,RGB(96,96,96),#Silver,27)
    Box(x, y, w, h, #Gray)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
    Box(x+2, y+2, w-4, h-4, BC)
    Line(x+1, y+1, x+w-2, y+1, #Black)
    Line(x+1, y+1, x+1, y+h-2, #Black)
    Line(x+1, y+h-2, x+w-2, y+h-2, #White)
    Line(x+w-2, y+1,x+w-2,y+h-2, #White)
    SetFont("DejaVu Sans",18)
    SetFontColor(FC)
    Textout(x+4,y+3,Text$)
    GadgetFColor[ID] = FC
    GadgetBColor[ID] = BC
EndFunction

Function GadgetCheck(ID,x,y,Text$,BC,FC)
    Setlinewidth(1)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLGradient,#Linear,RGB(96,96,96),#Silver,27)
    Box(x, y, 25,25, #Gray)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
    Box(x+2, y+2, 21, 21, BC)
    Line(x+1, y+1, x+23, y+1, #Black)
    Line(x+1, y+1, x+1, y+23, #Black)
    Line(x+1, y+23, x+23, y+23, #White)
    Line(x+23, y+1,x+23,y+23, #White)
    SetFont("DejaVu Sans",18)
    SetFontColor(FC)
    Textout(x+30,y+3,Text$)
    MakeButton(ID, #SIMPLEBUTTON, x+2, y+2, 21, 21, Events)
    GadgetState[ID] = 0
    GadgetFColor[ID] = FC
    GadgetBColor[ID] = BC
EndFunction

Function GadgetOption(ID,x,y,Text$,BC,FC)
    Setformstyle(#ANTIALIAS)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLGradient,#Linear,#white,#Black,45)
    Circle(x,y,12,#White)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
    Circle(x+2,y+2,10,#Silver)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
    Setlinewidth(2)
    Circle(x+4,y+4,8,#Gray)
    Textout(x+30,y+3,Text$)
    Setformstyle(#Normal)
    MakeButton(ID, #SIMPLEBUTTON, x+2, y+2, 21, 21, options)
    GadgetState[ID] = 0
    GadgetFColor[ID] = FC
    GadgetBColor[ID] = BC
EndFunction

Function GadgetString(ID,x,y,w,h,Text$,BC,FC)
    Setlinewidth(1)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLGradient,#Linear,RGB(96,96,96),#Silver,27)
    Box(x, y, w, h, #Gray)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
    Box(x+2, y+2, w-4, h-4, BC)
    Line(x+1, y+1, x+w-2, y+1, #Black)
    Line(x+1, y+1, x+1, y+h-2, #Black)
    Line(x+1, y+h-2, x+w-2, y+h-2, #White)
    Line(x+w-2, y+1,x+w-2,y+h-2, #White)
    SetFont("DejaVu Sans",18)
    GadgetFont[ID] = "DejaVu Sans"
    GadgetFontSize[ID] = 18
    SetFontColor(FC)
    GadgetText[ID] = Text$
    GadgetFColor[ID] = FC
    GadgetBColor[ID] = BC
    Textout(x+4,y+3,GadgetText[ID],GadgetFColor[ID])
    MakeButton(ID, #SIMPLEBUTTON, x+2, y+2, w-4, h-4, Events)
EndFunction

Function GadgetButtonImage(ID,x,y,w,h,Text$)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLGradient,#Linear,#Silver,RGB(64,64,64),12)
    Box(x, y, w, h, #GRAY)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
    Box(x+2, y+2, w-4, h-4,#Silver)
    LoadBrush(ID,Text$)
    DisplayBrush(ID,x+2, y+2, {width = w-4, height = h-4})
    MakeButton(ID, #SIMPLEBUTTON, x+2, y+2, w-4, h-4, Events)
EndFunction

Function p_EventGad(msg)
    Switch msg.action
        Case "OnMouseDown":
            Setlinewidth(1)
            SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
            Gadget = (msg.id)
            Gadgetx = msg.x
            Gadgety = msg.y
            Gadgetw = msg.width
            Gadgeth = msg.height
            Box(msg.x, msg.y, msg.width, msg.height, #Teal)
            p_SetCheck(Gadget)
        Case "OnMouseOut":
            Setlinewidth(1)
            SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
            Box(msg.x, msg.y, msg.width, msg.height, #Silver)
        Case "OnMouseUp":
            Setlinewidth(1)
            SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
            Box(msg.x, msg.y, msg.width, msg.height, #Silver)
        Case "OnMouseOver":
            Setlinewidth(1)
            SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
            Box(msg.x, msg.y, msg.width, msg.height,#Gray)
    endswitch
EndFunction

Function p_StringText(msg)
   Switch Gadget
        Case 9
            Key$ = (msg.key)
            if (msg.key) = "BACKSPACE"
                GadgetText[Gadget] = leftstr(GadgetText[Gadget],strlen(GadgetText[Gadget])-1)
            elseif (msg.key) = "DEL"
                GadgetText[Gadget] = ""
                Key$ = ""
            else
                if TextWidth(GadgetText[Gadget]) < Gadgetw-10
                    GadgetText[Gadget] = GadgetText[Gadget] .. Key$
                endif
            endif
            SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
            SetFontColor(GadgetFColor[Gadget])
            Box(Gadgetx+1, Gadgety+1,Gadgetw-2, Gadgeth-2, GadgetBColor[Gadget])
            SetFont(GadgetFont[Gadget],GadgetFontSize[Gadget])
            Textout(Gadgetx+2,Gadgety,GadgetText[Gadget])
        Case 10
            Key$ = (msg.key)
            if (msg.key) = "BACKSPACE"
                GadgetText[Gadget] = leftstr(GadgetText[Gadget],strlen(GadgetText[Gadget])-1)
            elseif (msg.key) = "DEL"
                GadgetText[Gadget] = ""
                Key$ = ""
            else
                if TextWidth(GadgetText[Gadget]) < Gadgetw-10
                    GadgetText[Gadget] = GadgetText[Gadget] .. Key$
                endif
            endif
            SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
            SetFontColor(GadgetFColor[Gadget])
            Box(Gadgetx+1, Gadgety+1,Gadgetw-2, Gadgeth-2, GadgetBColor[Gadget])
            SetFont(GadgetFont[Gadget],GadgetFontSize[Gadget])
            Textout(Gadgetx+2,Gadgety,GadgetText[Gadget])
        Case 11
            Key$ = (msg.key)
            if (msg.key) = "BACKSPACE"
                GadgetText[Gadget] = leftstr(GadgetText[Gadget],strlen(GadgetText[Gadget])-1)
            elseif (msg.key) = "DEL"
                GadgetText[Gadget] = ""
                Key$ = ""
            else
                if TextWidth(GadgetText[Gadget]) < Gadgetw-10
                    GadgetText[Gadget] = GadgetText[Gadget] .. Key$
                endif
            endif
            SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)
            SetFontColor(GadgetFColor[Gadget])
            Box(Gadgetx+1, Gadgety+1,Gadgetw-2, Gadgeth-2, GadgetBColor[Gadget])
            SetFont(GadgetFont[Gadget],GadgetFontSize[Gadget])
            Textout(Gadgetx+2,Gadgety,GadgetText[Gadget])
    Endswitch
EndFunction

Function p_Eventopt(msg)
    Setformstyle(#ANTIALIAS)
    Switch msg.action
        Case "OnMouseOut":
            Setlinewidth(2)
            SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
            Circle(msg.x+1,msg.y+1,8,#Gray)
        Case "OnMouseOver":
            Setlinewidth(2)
            SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
            Circle(msg.x+1,msg.y+1,8,#Silver)
        Case "OnMouseDown":
            Setlinewidth(2)
            SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
            Circle(msg.x+1,msg.y+1,8,#Teal)
            Gadget = (msg.id)
            Gadgetx = msg.x
            Gadgety = msg.y
            p_SetCheck(Gadget)
        Case "OnMouseUp":
            Setlinewidth(2)
            SetFillStyle(#FILLNONE)
            Circle(msg.x+1,msg.y+1,8,#Silver)
    EndSwitch
    Setformstyle(#Normal)
EndFunction

Function p_SetCheck(Gadget)
    SetFontColor(#GREEN)
    SetFillStyle(#FILLCOLOR)    
    Switch Gadget
        Case 5
            Box(Gadgetx+1, Gadgety+1,Gadgetw-2, Gadgeth-2, #Silver)
            SetFont("DejaVu Sans Bold",20) 
            if GadgetState[Gadget] = 0
                Textout(Gadgetx+4,Gadgety+1,"X")
                GadgetState[Gadget] = 1
            else
                Textout(Gadgetx+4,Gadgety+1," ")
                GadgetState[Gadget] = 0
           endif
        Case 6
            Box(Gadgetx+1, Gadgety+1,Gadgetw-2, Gadgeth-2, #Silver)
            SetFont("DejaVu Sans Bold",20)
            if GadgetState[Gadget] = 0
                Textout(Gadgetx+4,Gadgety+1,"X")
                GadgetState[Gadget] = 1
            else
                Textout(Gadgetx+4,Gadgety+12," ")
                GadgetState[Gadget] = 0
           endif
        Case 7
            if GadgetState[Gadget] = 0
                Circle(Gadgetx+4,Gadgety+4,6,#Green)
                GadgetState[Gadget] = 1
            else
                Circle(Gadgetx+4,Gadgety+4,6,#Silver)
                GadgetState[Gadget] = 0
           endif
        Case 8
            if GadgetState[Gadget] = 0
                Circle(Gadgetx+4,Gadgety+4,6,#Green)
                GadgetState[Gadget] = 1
            else
                Circle(Gadgetx+4,Gadgety+4,6,#Silver)
                GadgetState[Gadget] = 0
           endif
    EndSwitch
Endfunction

eventstring={OnKeyUp = p_StringText}
events = {OnMouseOver = p_EventGad, OnMouseOut = p_EventGad, OnMouseDown = p_EventGad, OnMouseUp = p_EventGad}
options = {OnMouseOver = p_Eventopt, OnMouseOut = p_Eventopt, OnMouseDown = p_Eventopt,OnMouseUp = p_Eventopt}
InstallEventHandler(eventstring)

; Escape ******************************************************************************************
EscapeQuit(True)

GadgetButton(1,20, 30,100,25,"Button",#Silver,#Black)
GadgetButton(2,20, 60,100,25,"Button",#Silver,#Black)

GadgetLabel(3,20, 90,100,25,"Label",#Silver,#Black)
GadgetLabel(4,20,120,100,25,"Label",#Silver,#Black)

GadgetCheck(5,20,150,"Check",#Silver,#Black)
GadgetCheck(6,20,180,"Check",#Silver,#Black)

GadgetOption(7,20,210,"Option",#Silver,#Blue)
GadgetOption(8,20,240,"Option",#Silver,#Blue)

GadgetString(9,20,270,100,25,"Test1",#silver,#Black)
GadgetString(10,150,30,220,25,"",#silver,#Black)
GadgetString(11,150,60,100,25,"",#silver,#Black)

GadgetButtonImage(12,150,120,220,170,"Test.jpg")

; Main Program Loop *******************************************************************************
Repeat
    WaitEvent
ForEver
I am sure it could be improved, I should be able to use the tables better.

Hope it helps someone else, if you improve it please post your improvements here.

Have fun.
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Re: Need help with Text Input box

Post by Bugala » Sat Jul 04, 2015 5:34 pm

Thanks a lot, if alannon doesnt release his HGUI or if its hard to take just the text input part out of it, i might use this one instead.

Truly shows how difficult it is to make such a simple text input gadget when looking at how many lines of code it takes.

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Re: Need help with Text Input box

Post by Redlion » Sun Jul 05, 2015 2:11 am

@Bugala,

Thanks for the comments, as you can see there is more than just a Sting input gadget.
This is my attempt at solving the problem, it should be easy to remove what you don't need.

I will clean it up a bit, add some comments and put it in the Code Snippits Area.

I find Hollywood is great and it can do a lot, but is missing working examples in the manual, I know this
would make the manual very large but it would be a great help when coming to grips with the syntax.

Now to finish the program I started for work.

@ all,
If you have solved a problem, I am sure there are other people out there that are having the same
issues. Just create a working example and put it in the Code Snippits area and help make Hollywood user base
grow.

Regards
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Re: Need help with Text Input box

Post by Allanon » Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:10 pm

Bugala wrote:Thanks a lot, if alannon doesnt release his HGUI or if its hard to take just the text input part out of it, i might use this one instead.

Truly shows how difficult it is to make such a simple text input gadget when looking at how many lines of code it takes.
Hi Bugala,
actually I'm really busy (like all summers :roll: ) but if you or anyone is interested in a HGui snapshot just request it via PM and I can send a package with the current beta ;)
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