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Changing a Group Box Caption...

I think this is a simple thing to do, but I can't seem to get it working.  I am trying to change the caption that
appears at the top of a Group Box control at run time.  How do I reference the Group Box since it doesn't appear
as a control on my Dialog Box (even though it is there) when viewing it using the ClassWizard (under the
"Member Variables" tab)?  Since it doesn't appear as a control, I can't assign it a name like I can with a
ListBox or Button.  Any ideas?
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tflaiCommented:
Change your group box resource ID to something like IDC_GBOX.  GetDlgItem(IDC_GBOX)->SetWindowText("Blah, Blah, Blah.");
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tdiamondAuthor Commented:
I tried that, and the program dies, reporting that my program performed an illegal operation.  Any ideas why that might be happening?
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Tommy HuiEngineerCommented:
It seems like you are trying to set the caption before the window exists. You should do this in OnInitDialog AFTER you call the base class. Confirm that GetDlgItem() returns a NON-NULL value.

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tdiamondAuthor Commented:
Sorry, the first answer proposed from tflai should of worked.  It was my fault.  I left the static control's resource ID as IDC_STATIC instead of changing it to something like ID_STATIC.  It works fine now.

Thanks everyone...
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tflaiCommented:
Oop!  There goes the points...  :-(
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