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Dialog Menu SetCheck Problem

Posted on 1998-11-11
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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.
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GetDlgItem(MY_DLG_ITEM)->EnableWindow(FALSE);
GetDlgItem(MY_DLG_ITEM)->EnableWindow(TRUE);
GetDlgItem(MY_DLG_ITEM)->SetCheck(FALSE);
GetDlgItem(MY_DLG_ITEM)->SetCheck(TRUE);
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by:gregga
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This may work with control buttons but does not work with menus on dialog boxes.
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cyrilbdt earned 100 total points
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BOOL CAboutDlg::OnInitDialog()
{
      CDialog::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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