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Modeless Dialog from OLE server

chrisSchell
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I want to create a modeless dialog with a progress bar and a cancel button to be used in an OLE server. The ole server is a simulation engine. the progress indicator will display simulation time and the cancel button needs to end the simulation loop. I have seen modeless dialog examples similar to this but require the owner to be of a CWND baseclass. where my ole server is of base class ctarget. I think the biggest problem is how to handle  the oncancel message.
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A modeless dialog is essentially a seperate thread, when your dialog gets the WM_CLOSE it should PostMessage() to your main app then terminate. I have some code for a modeless dialog but it uses the CWnd base class, sorry.

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The server is not running a message pump, it is the client.

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As far as I can think U should have a CWinApp derived class which is basically a Thread, So choosing cancel in the dialog box, would basically have to terminate the other thread. So maybe U could create a user message and call PostThreadMessage from the DialogBox to U'r main thread and call ExitThread in the Message handler...
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