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I have two CStatic controls . I want tthe text on these controls to be dragged and dropped on the a Push Button (CButton). Does any one know of any way to do this , or give info regarding any Samples etc.
Ramesh
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by:jtwine100697
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  Closest thing that I can think of is an article (with source) for dragging text between CEdit controls.  It should tell you everything you need to know.

   You can find it on www.codeguru.com.  I think it is under the "misc" or "other controls" section.

-=- James.
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mpewjg earned 50 total points
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I think it should work in following ways:
(1). Use WM_LBUTTONDOWN and PtInRect() to check if your mouse is in CStatic window, and use GetDlgItemText to get the text in CStatic.
(2). Use WM_LBUTTONUP and  PtInRect()to make certian it's in CButton and use SetDlgItemText to write the text.

the OLE samples OCLIENT and HIERSVR should be useful for your problem.
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by:nramesh30
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mpewjg,

I tried your suggestion. I used the following piece of code on OnLButtondown of Dialog class.

CRect rect;
m_staticsource->GetWindowRect(&rect);  (m_staticsource is CStatic *);
if(rect.PtInRect(point)
{
   code

}

'code' does not get executed at all. control does not come inside the if loop.
I even tried changing into Logical points. it doesn't work.
Can uhelp me.

Thankx
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by:mpewjg
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rect.PtInRect(point) may failed if the rectangle is not normalized. Thus you can try to use NormalizeRect() to normalize rect before use it.
Hope it work.
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