Disable hotkeys.

Posted on 1998-09-30
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I have a CEdit control in a toolbar that i want to write
into, the problem is that i have the 1-5 keys at hotkeys for some functions.

My question is if there is any good way to disable this hotkeys when im writing the text in the control?
Question by:DanielC
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In your derived CEdit class, say CMyEdit, add an handler for PreTranslateMessage ...

From Class Wizard derive a new class (say CMyEdit) from CEdit.
Add the following handler

BOOL CMyEdit::PreTranslateMessage(MSG* pMsg)
  if ((pMsg->message == WM_KEYDOWN)
     if ( (pMsg->wParam >=  VK_NUMPAD1) &&  (pMsg->wParam <=  VK_NUMPAD5))
      return TRUE;

// Above was for Number Pad keys
// If you need this for 1-5 top panel keys check for range 1 to 5.
// If function keys check for VK_F1 to VK_F5
// U should return TRUE if it falls in range.
  return CEdit::PreTranslateMessage(pMsg);

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