Solved

removing scroll bar from richedit control

Posted on 1997-04-29
6
531 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
How do I remove the automatic vertical scroll bar from a rich edit control  ? (the scroll bar  is automatically added when the number of lines exceeds the visible lines in the view ). I have tried modifying the window's style so that WS_VCSROLL is removed, but this does not solve this problem. I want to do this dynamically because there are certain places in the program where I do want a scroll bar to appear in the rich edit control.
0
Comment
Question by:pjn
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
rajesh032097 earned 100 total points
ID: 1301232
Hi,
Try using CWnd function ShowScrollBar(). This function will hide or show the scrollbars.

0
 

Author Comment

by:pjn
ID: 1301233
ShowScrollBar was nearly it but I get a big flicker where the toolbar was and then it was removed. My program uses the rich edit control as a log and hence this problem is really bad. If had tried you suggest with SetRedraw and LockWindowUpdate but no cigar. Any other ideas.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:rajesh032097
ID: 1301234
Sorry,
I have no idea for that problem. May be if you could elaborate more on how exactly you are using the rich edit control, one can get the solution.
0
Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack

Come see why top tech companies like Mailchimp and Media Temple use Linux Academy to build their employee training programs.

 

Author Comment

by:pjn
ID: 1301235
I am using the rich edit control to write continous logging information into. This is happening quite fast and evertime I add some text to the control which goes beyond the current depth the rich edit control automatically adds a vertical scrollbar. What I want to do is while sending information to the rich edit control is to disable the vertical scroll bar. It is very disconcerting seing the scrollbar recalculate its size everytime I add some text to it. Hopefully by removing the scrollbar, this will speed things up also. Then when I have finished adding the text to the control, I can reenable the scrollbar so the user can leaf back up through the log.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:rajesh032097
ID: 1301236
Hi,
I cannot solve your problem.
Sorry.
0
 

Author Comment

by:pjn
ID: 1301237
I fixed the problem myself by adding the following to my Views class constructor

m_dwDefaultStyle &= ~ WS_VSCROLL;

Thanks all the same for the input
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I'll describe -- and show pictures of -- some of the significant additions that have been made available to programmers in the MFC Feature Pack for Visual C++ 2008.  These same feature are in the MFC libraries that come with Visual …
Introduction: Dialogs (2) modeless dialog and a worker thread.  Handling data shared between threads.  Recursive functions. Continuing from the tenth article about sudoku.   Last article we worked with a modal dialog to help maintain informat…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question