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Using CFileDialog, I need to change the text of the default
buttons for "Open" and "Cancel".  I believe I need to
override CFileDialog::OnInitDialog(), but I am not sure
how to do it or what needs to be done to do it.
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Question by:Gedeon
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psdavis earned 150 total points
ID: 1322826
CMyFileDialog::OnInitDialog( ... )
{
.
CWnd* pButton = GetDlgItem( IDOK );
pButton->SetWindowText( "My OK" );

pButton = GetDlgItem( IDC_CANCEL );
pButton->SetWindowText( "My Cancel" );
.
}

Phillip
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by:Gedeon
ID: 1322827
How is the CMyFileDialog class set up?  I know it gets derrived
from the CFileDialog class and you have a virtual function to
override OnFileInit(), but I keep getting compile/link errors
when it comes to the constructor.  I tried having a constructor
of:

class CMyFileDialog : CFileDialog
{
public:
   CMyFileDialog( BOOL bOpenFileDialog );
protected:
   virtual BOOL OnInitDialog();
};

as well as:

class CMyFileDialog : CFileDialog
{
public:
CMyFileDialog(BOOL bOpenFileDialog,  
              LPCTSTR lpszDefExt = NULL,
              LPCTSTR lpszFileName = NULL,
              DWORD dwFlags = OFN_HIDEREADONLY |                               OFN_OVERWRITEPROMPT,
              LPCTSTR lpszFilter = NULL,
              CWnd* pParentWnd = NULL);
protected:
   virtual BOOL OnInitDialog();
};

but I get unresolved external errors when I try to create the
instance of CMyFileDialog by:

CMyFileDialog dlg( TRUE );

or

CMyFileDialog dlg(TRUE, NULL, NULL, OFN_HIDEREADONLY |                   OFN_OVERWRITEPROMPT, NULL, NULL );
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by:psdavis
ID: 1322828
// I haven't done an override of the CFileDialog, but I have done a CPrintDialog override.  Since they're both common dialogs, there shouldn't be a problem.  Here's my header file

class CFingerPrintDialog : public CPrintDialog
{
 DECLARE_DYNAMIC(CFingerPrintDialog)

public:
 CFingerPrintDialog(BOOL bPrintSetupOnly,
 // TRUE for Print Setup, FALSE for Print Dialog
 DWORD dwFlags = PD_ALLPAGES | PD_USEDEVMODECOPIES | PD_NOPAGENUMS      | PD_HIDEPRINTTOFILE | PD_NOSELECTION,
  CWnd* pParentWnd = NULL);
  static const DWORD m_nHelpIDs[];

// Dialog Data
//{{AFX_DATA(CFingerPrintDialog)
  enum { IDD = IDD_FINGERPRINTDIALOG };
  BOOL      m_bDisplayMinutiaeLocation;
  BOOL      m_bDisplayImage;
//}}AFX_DATA

// Overrides
// ClassWizard generated virtual function overrides
//{{AFX_VIRTUAL(CFingerPrintDialog)
protected:
  virtual void DoDataExchange(CDataExchange* pDX);    // DDX/DDV support
//}}AFX_VIRTUAL

protected:
//{{AFX_MSG(CFingerPrintDialog)
//}}AFX_MSG

DECLARE_MESSAGE_MAP()
};

// And the implementation

IMPLEMENT_DYNAMIC(CFingerPrintDialog, CPrintDialog)

CFingerPrintDialog::CFingerPrintDialog(BOOL bPrintSetupOnly, DWORD dwFlags, CWnd* pParentWnd) :
CPrintDialog(bPrintSetupOnly, dwFlags, pParentWnd)
{
//{{AFX_DATA_INIT(CFingerPrintDialog)
  m_bDisplayMinutiaeLocation = FALSE;
  m_bDisplayImage = TRUE;
//}}AFX_DATA_INIT
}

BEGIN_MESSAGE_MAP(CFingerPrintDialog, CPrintDialog)
//{{AFX_MSG_MAP(CFingerPrintDialog)
  ON_WM_CONTEXTMENU()
  ON_WM_HELPINFO()
//}}AFX_MSG_MAP
END_MESSAGE_MAP()

void CFingerPrintDialog::DoDataExchange(CDataExchange* pDX)
{
  CPrintDialog::DoDataExchange(pDX);
//{{AFX_DATA_MAP(CFingerPrintDialog)
  DDX_Check(pDX, IDC_DISPLAY_MINUTIAE_LOCATIONS, m_bDisplayMinutiaeLocation);
  DDX_Check(pDX, IDC_DISPLAY_IMAGE, m_bDisplayImage);
//}}AFX_DATA_MAP
}

Good luck.

Phillip
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