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Checking menu item in context menu

nl1545
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Hi guys,

in my program I create a context menu containing two sub menus. When I select a menu item from one of the sub menus I want it to be checked. So I used the OnUpdate... function to check the item with  pCmdUI->SetCheck(1);  When debugging the program the function is called, the ID is correct and everything seems to be fine. But when I want to select the item again, it isn´t checked. Can somebody help me ??

Thanks in advance

Nick
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When handling the WM_CONTEXTMENU how are U displaying the context menu? If U are loading/creating the menu everytime, then U have to do the explicitly setting of check depending on whether U had it previously selected or not.

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Thank you,

I thought the COMMAND_UPDATE_UI handler would be called BEFORE the menu is displayed for the first time (as it is with normal items)
But your hint does solve my problem, too

Nick
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