Solved

How do I enable menus items all the time

Posted on 1998-10-20
1
154 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Hello,

I have a problem with the menu system. I have a menu handler
in my view class which brings up a dialog box. I am drawing an object to the viewport which I can rotate with the mouse.  Although I have added an update handler     pCmdUI->Enable(TRUE);
the menu item does not work until I move the object with the
mouse.

Also, the print and print preview are grayed out until I move the object. I would like all of these menu items always enabled.

The view is part of a splitter pane with a formview dialog
as a control bar in the other pane.

If anyone knows of a fix I would greatly appreciate the help.

Thanks in advance,

Joe
joefinn@rcn.com
0
Comment
Question by:joefinn
1 Comment
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
Answers2000 earned 100 total points
ID: 1323596
The problem is you have 2 views.  

Each view can have different menu enabling logic.  When the view without the menu updating stuff is the active view, it gets asked whether to enable the menus or not (and you don't have code in the 2nd view).

To fix:
EITHER
- put menu updating logic into both views
OR
- put menu updating logic into the document
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Introduction: Dynamic window placements and drawing on a form, simple usage of windows registry as a storage place for information. Continuing from the first article about sudoku.  There we have designed the application and put a lot of user int…
Introduction: Hints for the grid button.  Nested classes, templated collections.  Squash that darned bug! Continuing from the sixth article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. First we will finish with the SUD_SETVALUE messa…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.

830 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question