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Save location of view and control bar when closed?

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Hi there,
My application uses MDI and some Control bars dockable in one mainframe. I try to save the location of each object in the registry when I close the app. I used WriteProfileInt() on OnClose() and GetProfileInt() in PreCreateWindow() in MainFrame to save the TopLeft() of the WindowRect, but it doesn't work. I just get the TopLeft of the last Rect written to profile. How can save all the location of controlbar and view after I move them around?
If you have any hint or answer for this question, please let me know. Thank you for your time.
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You will have to iterate through the views and control bars, save them in a certain order under different registry entries.

for example:

ControlBar1
ControlBar2
View1
View2

Under each you could save name of the window, position and a lot of other things.

To iterate through the views check GetFirstViewPosition() and GetNextView().

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Hi plaroche,

   Can you give me some detail about your answer?
   I can't get it. Right now under each control or view I have window name, topleft and width and height.  When I call GetProfileInt() from OnCreate() of Mainframe  I use MoveWindow() to the new position but it doesn't work.
Maybe some more hints will be a big help. Thank you.
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