Dialog Menu SetCheck Problem

Posted on 1998-11-11
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Is there a way to make the SetCheck() and Enable() functions work with dialog application menus? And if so, how?  I can get SetCheck to work with SDI applications.  Using the UPDATE COMMAND UI choice to make a function.  With a dialog appliction, it does not work!  The function is being called, I checked it with a MessageBox from inside the funtion.  I'm using VC++ 6.0.
Question by:gregga
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ID: 1324513
This may work with control buttons but does not work with menus on dialog boxes.

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cyrilbdt earned 400 total points
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BOOL CAboutDlg::OnInitDialog()
      CMenu* pMenu = GetMenu();
      pMenu->EnableMenuItem(ID_XX, MF_BYCOMMAND|MF_GRAYED);
      pMenu->CheckMenuItem(ID_YY|MF_BYCOMMAND, MF_UNCHECKED);
      return TRUE;

this work just fine

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