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I want to plot a graph on a CView. What I need is when the user is resizing the window, the graph will also be resized. For example, the graph is at the center of the view. When the user enlarges the window using the mouse, the graph is also enlarged and still at the center of the view; when the window becomes narrow, the graph also becomes narrow but still at the center of the view. How to do it? (I can draw lines using CDC->LineTo() function.)
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wyhjin earned 30 total points
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The following is how I deal with my View of Histogram in a spllitter Window , the graphics is adaptive with the size of the view size. The size information is contained in the object of CRect.

void CHistView::OnDraw(CDC* pDC)
{
      CHuffcodingDoc* pDoc = GetDocument();
      // TODO: add draw code here

      CRect rect;
      GetClientRect(rect);

              pDC->MoveTo(0,0);
              pDC->LineTo(rect.Width(),rect.Height());
}

Please draw your graphics according to the size.
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by:mchen2
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Is there any better way?
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by:wyhjin
ID: 1317943
There is another way to get the size of your view, by using OnSize function. But this is not better at all. I think drawing your graph is much more difficult task, which is not supported by MFC automatically. That is what microsoft is criticized by many programmers. But it is the way Window works, not MFC.
Drawing is always programmer's job.

wyhjin  
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by:mchen2
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How to use the OnSize function?
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by:wyhjin
ID: 1317945
1.start class wizard
2.choose a view or any other CWnd derived object.
3. select ON_WM_SIZE message
4. add handler function
5. the size of the view or any other CWnd derived object will be passed in cx & cy        parameters. How to use these depends on your application.

wyhjin

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