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Bitmap in a CCombobox

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Hi!

How do I implement a bitmap or icon in a CCombobox...
source code would be great...
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Look at www.codeguru.com.  I believe that there are a lot of articles with full source code.

http://www.codeguru.com/combobox/index.shtml

Phillip
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Take a specific look at "Icon Picker Combo Box" by Joel Wahlberg at the above address.  It's got a specific combobox with icon support.

You may also want to look at using a ListView control instead.  You'll have much more flexibility including bitmaps and icon support built in.  Take a look at the codeguru site

http://www.codeguru.com/listview/index.shtml

for a incredible list of capabilities that could be found very useful.

Phillip


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by:Knallar
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Hey... that was new.. (from Joel)

but... I need a combobox with icons PLUS text..
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I never found an example with both built right in, but I would try combining the multi-column combobox idea with the icon idea.

Phillip
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by:Knallar
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yes... but not nice...
maybe I have to stick the text into the bitmap....


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I agree.  At least you'd be up and running in moments vs. days.

Have you looked that the CListCtrl?

Phillip
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Not yet...
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If you have VC++6 check out CComboBoxEx. If you don't have VC6, you can still use ComboBoxEx by getting the InetSDK from Microsoft. ComboBoxEx is a new common control found in IE4 enhanced Win95/NT systems and in Win98. It is also a separate DLL you can distribute for old plain Win95 machines
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