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How can I add a tool tips to dialog interface?
Like when I click right mouse on a button an option "What's this?" appear and when click on that will appear a tip message explain how that button works !
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by:luisr
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That involves adding context-sensitive help. Look for help on the WM_HELP message.
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by:TriTran
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do u mean the even will open the help file ? if so then that's not what I want, if u have Visual C++ open the Class Wizard dialog and right click at the bottom part and select "What's this" it bring up a yellow background message, that's what I want and if u know how please give me some sample code to display a message "blah blah blah" assume that the context menu (right mouse menu) is already there
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How to Add Tooltips for Controls to an MFC Modal Dialog Box
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q141/7/58.asp
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This seems to be the latest one.

HOWTO: Add Tooltips for Controls on an MFC Modal Dialog Box
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q135/8/73.asp
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