Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

button id

Posted on 1998-04-13
2
Medium Priority
?
172 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-10
I am writing a window application, in C++ from scratch.   In my UI, I have a pushbutton....when
pushed, I pull off the message and switch on the type of message, i.e. LBUTTONDN.  My
question is this:  Does this pushbutton have an  ID?  If so, how can I get it?  I am from a
MOTIF background so any comparisons would help....

thanks in advance
0
Comment
Question by:smithc
2 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
piano_boxer earned 60 total points
ID: 1184237
When you pushes the button it will send a WM_COMMAND message to its parent (owner). When you receive this message you can get the id of the control which triggered the WM_COMMAND message by doing this:

WORD wId = LOWORD(wParam);
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:alexo
ID: 1184238
If you create your dialog using a resource editor, the control's ID is defined in the include file (usually resource.h).

Also, look at the functions GetDlgCtrlID() and GetDlgItem().
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Article by: SunnyDark
This article's goal is to present you with an easy to use XML wrapper for C++ and also present some interesting techniques that you might use with MS C++. The reason I built this class is to ease the pain of using XML files with C++, since there is…
Written by John Humphreys C++ Threading and the POSIX Library This article will cover the basic information that you need to know in order to make use of the POSIX threading library available for C and C++ on UNIX and most Linux systems.   [s…
The goal of the video will be to teach the user the difference and consequence of passing data by value vs passing data by reference in C++. An example of passing data by value as well as an example of passing data by reference will be be given. Bot…
The viewer will be introduced to the technique of using vectors in C++. The video will cover how to define a vector, store values in the vector and retrieve data from the values stored in the vector.

564 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