Solved

Multi-line CEditView

Posted on 1998-05-11
4
828 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I'm having a terrible time getting text to wrap in
a CEditView window.  I'm not certain if the underlying
CEdit is single-line or multi-line; it's acting like
single-line.  I tried overriding PreCreateWindow as
follows:

BOOL MyEditView::PreCreateWindow(CREATESTRUCT& cs)
{
      m_dwDefaultStyle = dwStyleDefault | ES_MULTILINE;
      return CCtrlView::PreCreateWindow(cs);
}

but that didn't work (and actually when I commented out
the " |ES_MULTILINE " part of the first line and looked
at m_dwDefaultStyle , it appeared that ES_MULTILINE was
set without my intervention).
There doesn't seem to be any member that tells me explicitly
whether I've succeeded in making the control multi-line.

I've tried calling CEdit::SetMargins(), CEdit::FmtLines(),
and CEdit::SetRect() on the control, and no matter
what I do, the text *just* *won't* *wrap*.

If it matters, the CEditView window is a pane of
a splitter window.
0
Comment
Question by:trovatore
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
Tommy Hui earned 50 total points
ID: 1309736
Make sure that the text you entered or reading from a file has a \r\n as the paragraph mark.

Additionally, check to make sure your edit control does not have WS_AUTOHSCROLL as a style (use GetStyle()).
0
 

Author Comment

by:trovatore
ID: 1309737
I don't follow the first sentence.  When the box comes up
there's nothing in it; if I just enter a bunch of text I
want it to wrap when it gets to the right margin.  And it
doesn't.

I did have ES_AUTOHSCROLL on but now I don't, and it hasn't
fixed it.

0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:Tommy Hui
ID: 1309738
Also turn off WS_HSCROLL style.
0
 

Author Comment

by:trovatore
ID: 1309739
That's got it; thanks.

0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Running shell command from Access 3 72
Question regarding Copy/Paste 16 96
either24  challenge 19 97
NotAlone Challenge 20 83
Here is how to use MFC's automatic Radio Button handling in your dialog boxes and forms.  Beginner programmers usually start with a OnClick handler for each radio button and that's just not the right way to go.  MFC has a very cool system for handli…
If you use Adobe Reader X it is possible you can't open OLE PDF documents in the standard. The reason is the 'save box mode' in adobe reader X. Many people think the protected Mode of adobe reader x is only to stop the write access. But this fe…
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.
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …

776 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