Select whole line in CListCtrl report view?

Posted on 1998-11-21
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Does anyone have a class derived from CListCtrl that will select the entire line in report view rather than just the item?
Question by:duncan2
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Tommy Hui earned 400 total points
ID: 1325117
Make sure the list ctrl is ownerdrawn and override its DrawItem member function:

void CPublishList::DrawItem(LPDRAWITEMSTRUCT lpDrawItemStruct)
      CDC* pDC = CDC::FromHandle(lpDrawItemStruct->hDC);
      CRect rcItem(lpDrawItemStruct->rcItem);
      int nItem = lpDrawItemStruct->itemID;
      static _TCHAR szBuff[MAX_PATH];
      LPCTSTR pszText;
      COLORREF clrTextSave, clrBkSave;
      CRect rcLabel;
      CRect rcAllLabels;

// get item data

      LV_ITEM lvi;
      lvi.mask = LVIF_TEXT | LVIF_IMAGE | LVIF_STATE;
      lvi.iItem = nItem;
      lvi.iSubItem = 0;
      lvi.pszText = szBuff;
      lvi.cchTextMax = sizeof(szBuff);
      lvi.stateMask = 0xFFFF;            // get all state flags

      GetItemRect(nItem, rcAllLabels, LVIR_BOUNDS);
      GetItemRect(nItem, rcItem, LVIR_LABEL);

      BOOL bSelected = lvi.state & LVIS_SELECTED;
      bSelected = bSelected || (lvi.state & LVIS_DROPHILITED);

      if (bSelected)
            clrTextSave = pDC->SetTextColor(::GetSysColor(COLOR_HIGHLIGHTTEXT));
            clrBkSave = pDC->SetBkColor(::GetSysColor(COLOR_HIGHLIGHT));

            pDC->FillRect(rcAllLabels, &CBrush(::GetSysColor(COLOR_HIGHLIGHT)));
            pDC->FillRect(rcAllLabels, &CBrush(RGB(255,255,255)));

// draw item label

      pszText = MakeShortString(pDC, szBuff,
                        rcItem.right-rcItem.left, 2*OFFSET_FIRST);

      rcLabel = rcItem;
      rcLabel.left += OFFSET_FIRST;
      rcLabel.right -= OFFSET_FIRST;

      pDC->DrawText(pszText,-1,rcLabel,DT_LEFT | DT_SINGLELINE | DT_NOPREFIX | DT_NOCLIP | DT_VCENTER);

// draw labels for extra columns

      LV_COLUMN lvc;
      lvc.mask = LVCF_FMT | LVCF_WIDTH;

      for(int nColumn = 1; GetColumn(nColumn, &lvc); nColumn++)
            rcItem.left = rcItem.right;
            rcItem.right +=;

            int nRetLen = GetItemText(nItem, nColumn,
                                    szBuff, sizeof(szBuff));
            if (nRetLen == 0)

            pszText = MakeShortString(pDC, szBuff,
                  rcItem.right - rcItem.left, 2*OFFSET_OTHER);

            UINT nJustify = DT_LEFT;

            if(pszText == szBuff)
                  switch(lvc.fmt & LVCFMT_JUSTIFYMASK)
                  case LVCFMT_RIGHT:
                        nJustify = DT_RIGHT;
                  case LVCFMT_CENTER:
                        nJustify = DT_CENTER;

            rcLabel = rcItem;
            rcLabel.left += OFFSET_OTHER;
            rcLabel.right -= OFFSET_OTHER;

            pDC->DrawText(pszText, -1, rcLabel,
                  nJustify | DT_SINGLELINE | DT_NOPREFIX | DT_NOCLIP | DT_VCENTER);

// draw focus rectangle if item has focus

      if (lvi.state & LVIS_FOCUSED)

// set original colors if item was selected

      if (bSelected)


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