Changing file types in Save As dialog with CFileDialog
Posted on 1997-10-09
I'm using a CFileDialog class with a custom filter list such as "Windows Bitmaps (*.bmp)|*.bmp|Windows Metafile (*.wmf)|*.wmf||" and while the CFileDialog class does display these file types in the combo box, when the user chooses a type, the file name in the edit box does not update with the right extention. For example, if the user selects Windoes Metafile, I would expect the filename in the edit box to be changed to have the WMF extention. If Windows or MFC doesn't do this directly, I already know how to respond to OnTypeChange notifications but how can I change the filename in the dialog while it is still being displayed?
Thanks in advance.