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GuiListBoxCtrl Class Reference
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A list of text items. More...

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Public Member Functions

void addFilteredItem (string newItem)
 Checks if there is an item with the exact text of what is passed in, and if so the item is removed from the list and adds that item's data to the filtered list.
void clearItemColor (int index)
 Removes any custom coloring from an item at the defined index id in the list.
void clearItems ()
 Clears all the items in the listbox.
void clearSelection ()
 Sets all currently selected items to unselected.
void deleteItem (int itemIndex)
 Removes the list entry at the requested index id from the control and clears the memory associated with it.
void doMirror ()
 Informs the GuiListBoxCtrl object to mirror the contents of the GuiListBoxCtrl stored in the mirrorSet field.
int findItemText (string findText, bool bCaseSensitive=false)
 Returns index of item with matching text or -1 if none found.
int getItemCount ()
 Returns the number of items in the list.
string getItemObject (int index)
 Returns the object associated with an item. This only makes sense if you are mirroring a simset.
string getItemText (int index)
 Returns the text of the item at the specified index.
int getLastClickItem ()
 Request the item index for the item that was last clicked.
int getSelCount ()
 Returns the number of items currently selected.
int getSelectedItem ()
 Returns the selected items index or -1 if none selected. If multiple selections exist it returns the first selected item.
string getSelectedItems ()
 Returns a space delimited list of the selected items indexes in the list.
void insertItem (string text, int index)
 Inserts an item into the list at the specified index and returns the index assigned or -1 on error.
void removeFilteredItem (string itemName)
 Removes an item of the entered name from the filtered items list.
void setCurSel (int indexId)
 Sets the currently selected item at the specified index.
void setCurSelRange (int indexStart, int indexStop=999999)
 Sets the current selection range from index start to stop. If no stop is specified it sets from start index to the end of the list.
void setItemColor (int index, ColorF color)
 Sets the color of a single list entry at the specified index id.
void setItemText (int index, string newtext)
 Sets the items text at the specified index.
void setItemTooltip (int index, string text)
 Set the tooltip text to display for the given list item.
void setMultipleSelection (bool allowMultSelections)
 Enable or disable multiple selections for this GuiListBoxCtrl object.
void setSelected (int index, bool setSelected=true)
 Sets the item at the index specified to selected or not.
Callbacks

bool isObjectMirrored (string indexIdString)
 Checks if a list item at a defined index id is mirrored, and returns the result.
void onClearSelection ()
 Called whenever a selected item in the list is cleared.
void onDeleteKey ()
 Called whenever the Delete key on the keyboard has been pressed while in this control.
void onDoubleClick ()
 Called whenever an item in the list has been double clicked.
void onMouseDragged ()
 Called whenever the mouse is dragged across the control.
void onMouseUp (string itemHit, string mouseClickCount)
 Called whenever the mouse has previously been clicked down (onMouseDown) and has now been raised on the control. If an item in the list was hit during the click cycle, then the index id of the clicked object along with how many clicks occured are passed into the callback.
void onSelect (string index, string itemText)
 Called whenever an item in the list is selected.
void onUnselect (string index, string itemText)
 Called whenever a selected item in the list has been unselected.

Public Attributes

bool allowMultipleSelections
 If true, will allow the selection of multiple items in the listbox.
bool colorBullet
 If true, colored items will render a colored rectangular bullet next to the item text.
bool fitParentWidth
 If true, the width of the listbox will match the width of its parent control.
string makeNameCallback
 A script snippet to control what is displayed in the list for a SimObject. Within this snippet, $ThisControl is bound to the guiListBoxCtrl and $ThisObject to the contained object in question.
string mirrorSet
 If populated with the name of another GuiListBoxCtrl, then this list box will mirror the contents of the mirrorSet listbox.

Detailed Description

A list of text items.

A list of text items where each individual entry can have its own text value, text color and associated SimObject.

Example:
new GuiListBoxCtrl(GuiMusicPlayerMusicList)
{
   allowMultipleSelections = "true";
   fitParentWidth = "true";
   mirrorSet = "AnotherGuiListBoxCtrl";
   makeNameCallback = "";
   colorBullet = "1";
   //Properties not specific to this control have been omitted from this example.
};
See also:
GuiControl

Member Function Documentation

void GuiListBoxCtrl::addFilteredItem ( string  newItem  ) 

Checks if there is an item with the exact text of what is passed in, and if so the item is removed from the list and adds that item's data to the filtered list.

Parameters:
itemName Name of the item that we wish to add to the filtered item list of the GuiListBoxCtrl.
Example:
// Define the itemName that we wish to add to the filtered item list.
%itemName = "This Item Name";

// Add the item name to the filtered item list.
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.addFilteredItem(%filteredItemName);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::clearItemColor ( int  index  ) 

Removes any custom coloring from an item at the defined index id in the list.

Parameters:
index Index id for the item to clear any custom color from.
Example:
// Define the index id
%index = "4";

// Request the GuiListBoxCtrl object to remove any custom coloring from the defined index entry
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.clearItemColor(%index);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::clearItems (  ) 

Clears all the items in the listbox.

Example:
// Inform the GuiListBoxCtrl object to clear all items from its list.
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.clearItems();
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::clearSelection (  ) 

Sets all currently selected items to unselected.

Detailed description

Example:
// Inform the GuiListBoxCtrl object to set all of its items to unselected./n%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.clearSelection();
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::deleteItem ( int  itemIndex  ) 

Removes the list entry at the requested index id from the control and clears the memory associated with it.

Parameters:
itemIndex Index id location to remove the item from.
Example:
// Define the index id we want to remove from the list
%itemIndex = "8";

// Inform the GuiListBoxCtrl object to remove the item at the defined index id.
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.deleteItem(%itemIndex);
See also:
References
void GuiListBoxCtrl::doMirror (  ) 

Informs the GuiListBoxCtrl object to mirror the contents of the GuiListBoxCtrl stored in the mirrorSet field.

Example:
\ Inform the object to mirror the object located at %thisGuiListBox.mirrorSet
%thisGuiListBox.doMirror();
See also:
Core Controls
int GuiListBoxCtrl::findItemText ( string  findText,
bool  bCaseSensitive = false 
)

Returns index of item with matching text or -1 if none found.

Parameters:
findText Text in the list to find.
isCaseSensitive If true, the search will be case sensitive.
Example:
// Define the text we wish to find in the list.
%findText = "Hickory Smoked Gideon"/n/n// Define if this is a case sensitive search or not.
%isCaseSensitive = "false";

// Ask the GuiListBoxCtrl object what item id in the list matches the requested text.
%matchingId = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.findItemText(%findText,%isCaseSensitive);
Returns:
Index id of item with matching text or -1 if none found.
See also:
GuiControl
int GuiListBoxCtrl::getItemCount (  ) 

Returns the number of items in the list.

Example:
// Request the number of items in the list of the GuiListBoxCtrl object.
%listItemCount = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.getItemCount();
Returns:
The number of items in the list.
See also:
GuiControl
string GuiListBoxCtrl::getItemObject ( int  index  ) 

Returns the object associated with an item. This only makes sense if you are mirroring a simset.

Parameters:
index Index id to request the associated item from.
Example:
// Define the index id
%index = "12";

// Request the item from the GuiListBoxCtrl object
%object = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.getItemObject(%index);
Returns:
The object associated with the item in the list.
See also:
References
string GuiListBoxCtrl::getItemText ( int  index  ) 

Returns the text of the item at the specified index.

Parameters:
index Index id to return the item text from.
Example:
// Define the index id entry to request the text from
%index = "12";

// Request the item id text from the GuiListBoxCtrl object.
%text = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.getItemText(%index);
Returns:
The text of the requested index id.
See also:
GuiControl
int GuiListBoxCtrl::getLastClickItem (  ) 

Request the item index for the item that was last clicked.

Example:
// Request the item index for the last clicked item in the list
%lastClickedIndex = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.getLastClickItem();
Returns:
Index id for the last clicked item in the list.
See also:
GuiControl
int GuiListBoxCtrl::getSelCount (  ) 

Returns the number of items currently selected.

Example:
// Request the number of currently selected items
%selectedItemCount = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.getSelCount();
Returns:
Number of currently selected items.
See also:
GuiControl
int GuiListBoxCtrl::getSelectedItem (  ) 

Returns the selected items index or -1 if none selected. If multiple selections exist it returns the first selected item.

Example:
// Request the index id of the currently selected item
%selectedItemId = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.getSelectedItem();
Returns:
The selected items index or -1 if none selected.
See also:
GuiControl
string GuiListBoxCtrl::getSelectedItems (  ) 

Returns a space delimited list of the selected items indexes in the list.

Example:
// Request a space delimited list of the items in the GuiListBoxCtrl object.
%selectionList = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.getSelectedItems();
Returns:
Space delimited list of the selected items indexes in the list
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::insertItem ( string  text,
int  index 
)

Inserts an item into the list at the specified index and returns the index assigned or -1 on error.

Parameters:
text Text item to add.
index Index id to insert the list item text at.
Example:
// Define the text to insert
%text = "Secret Agent Gideon";

// Define the index entry to insert the text at
%index = "14";

// In form the GuiListBoxCtrl object to insert the text at the defined index.
%assignedId = %thisGuiListBoxCtrl.insertItem(%text,%index);
Returns:
If successful will return the index id assigned. If unsuccessful, will return -1.
See also:
GuiControl
bool GuiListBoxCtrl::isObjectMirrored ( string  indexIdString  ) 

Checks if a list item at a defined index id is mirrored, and returns the result.

Parameters:
indexIdString Index id of the list to check.
Example:
// Engine has requested of the script level to determine if a list entry is mirrored or not.
GuiListBoxCtrl::isObjectMirrored(%this, %indexIdString)
   {
      // Perform code required to check and see if the list item at the index id is mirrored or not.
      return %isMirrored;
   }
Returns:
A boolean value on if the list item is mirrored or not.
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::onClearSelection (  ) 

Called whenever a selected item in the list is cleared.

Example:
// A selected item is cleared, causing the callback to occur.
GuiListBoxCtrl::onClearSelection(%this)
   {
      // Code to run whenever a selected item is cleared
   }
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::onDeleteKey (  ) 

Called whenever the Delete key on the keyboard has been pressed while in this control.

Example:
// The delete key on the keyboard has been pressed while this control is in focus, causing the callback to occur.
GuiListBoxCtrl::onDeleteKey(%this)
   {
      // Code to call whenever the delete key is pressed
   }
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::onDoubleClick (  ) 

Called whenever an item in the list has been double clicked.

Example:
// An item in the list is double clicked, causing the callback to occur.
GuiListBoxCtrl::onDoubleClick(%this)
   {
      // Code to run whenever an item in the control has been double clicked
   }
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::onMouseDragged (  ) 

Called whenever the mouse is dragged across the control.

Example:
// Mouse is dragged across the control, causing the callback to occur.
GuiListBoxCtrl::onMouseDragged(%this)
   {
      // Code to run whenever the mouse is dragged across the control
   }
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::onMouseUp ( string  itemHit,
string  mouseClickCount 
)

Called whenever the mouse has previously been clicked down (onMouseDown) and has now been raised on the control. If an item in the list was hit during the click cycle, then the index id of the clicked object along with how many clicks occured are passed into the callback.

Detailed description

Parameters:
itemHit Index id for the list item that was hit
mouseClickCount How many mouse clicks occured on this list item
Example:
// Mouse was previously clicked down, and now has been released, causing the callback to occur.
GuiListBoxCtrl::onMouseUp(%this, %itemHit, %mouseClickCount)
   {
      // Code to call whenever the mouse has been clicked and released on the control
   }
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::onSelect ( string  index,
string  itemText 
)

Called whenever an item in the list is selected.

Parameters:
index Index id for the item in the list that was selected.
itemText Text for the list item at the index that was selected.
Example:
// An item in the list is selected, causing the callback to occur
GuiListBoxCtrl::onSelect(%this, %index, %itemText)
   {
      // Code to run whenever an item in the list is selected
   }
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::onUnselect ( string  index,
string  itemText 
)

Called whenever a selected item in the list has been unselected.

Parameters:
index Index id of the item that was unselected
itemText Text for the list entry at the index id that was unselected
Example:
// A selected item is unselected, causing the callback to occur
GuiListBoxCtrl::onUnSelect(%this, %indexId, %itemText)
   {
      // Code to run whenever a selected list item is unselected
   }
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::removeFilteredItem ( string  itemName  ) 

Removes an item of the entered name from the filtered items list.

Parameters:
itemName Name of the item to remove from the filtered list.
Example:
// Define the itemName that you wish to remove.
%itemName = "This Item Name";

// Remove the itemName from the GuiListBoxCtrl
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.removeFilteredItem(%itemName);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::setCurSel ( int  indexId  ) 

Sets the currently selected item at the specified index.

Parameters:
indexId Index Id to set selected.
Example:
// Define the index id that we wish to select.
%selectId = "4";

// Inform the GuiListBoxCtrl object to set the requested index as selected.
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.setCurSel(%selectId);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::setCurSelRange ( int  indexStart,
int  indexStop = 999999 
)

Sets the current selection range from index start to stop. If no stop is specified it sets from start index to the end of the list.

Parameters:
indexStart Index Id to start selection.
indexStop Index Id to end selection.
Example:
// Set start id
%indexStart = "3";

// Set end id
%indexEnd = "6";

// Request the GuiListBoxCtrl object to select the defined range.
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.setCurSelRange(%indexStart,%indexEnd);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::setItemColor ( int  index,
ColorF  color 
)

Sets the color of a single list entry at the specified index id.

Parameters:
index Index id to modify the color of in the list.
color Color value to set the list entry to.
Example:
// Define the index id value
%index = "5";

// Define the color value
%color = "1.0 0.0 0.0";

// Inform the GuiListBoxCtrl object to change the color of the requested index
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.setItemColor(%index,%color);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::setItemText ( int  index,
string  newtext 
)

Sets the items text at the specified index.

Parameters:
index Index id to set the item text at.
newtext Text to change the list item at index id to.
Example:
// Define the index id/n%index = "12";

// Define the text to set the list item to
%newtext = "Gideon's Fancy Goggles";

// Inform the GuiListBoxCtrl object to change the text at the requested index
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.setItemText(%index,%newText);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::setItemTooltip ( int  index,
string  text 
)

Set the tooltip text to display for the given list item.

Parameters:
index Index id to change the tooltip text
text Text for the tooltip.
Example:
// Define the index id
%index = "12";

// Define the tooltip text
%tooltip = "Gideon's goggles can see through space and time."

// Inform the GuiListBoxCtrl object to set the tooltop for the item at the defined index id
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.setItemToolTip(%index,%tooltip);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::setMultipleSelection ( bool  allowMultSelections  ) 

Enable or disable multiple selections for this GuiListBoxCtrl object.

Parameters:
allowMultSelections Boolean variable to set the use of multiple selections or not.
Example:
// Define the multiple selection use state.
%allowMultSelections = "true";

// Set the allow  multiple selection state on the GuiListBoxCtrl object.
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.setMultipleSelection(%allowMultSelections);
See also:
GuiControl
void GuiListBoxCtrl::setSelected ( int  index,
bool  setSelected = true 
)

Sets the item at the index specified to selected or not.

Detailed description

Parameters:
index Item index to set selected or unselected.
setSelected Boolean selection state to set the requested item index.
Example:
// Define the index
%index = "5";

// Define the selection state
%selected = "true"

// Inform the GuiListBoxCtrl object of the new selection state for the requested index entry.
%thisGuiListBoxCtrl.setSelected(%index,%selected);
See also:
GuiControl

Member Data Documentation

If true, will allow the selection of multiple items in the listbox.

If true, colored items will render a colored rectangular bullet next to the item text.

If true, the width of the listbox will match the width of its parent control.

A script snippet to control what is displayed in the list for a SimObject. Within this snippet, $ThisControl is bound to the guiListBoxCtrl and $ThisObject to the contained object in question.

If populated with the name of another GuiListBoxCtrl, then this list box will mirror the contents of the mirrorSet listbox.



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