CRichEditCtrl in CDialog - basics

This is a very basic question: How do I put a CRichEditCtrl window in a dialog ?

I created a test CDialog-based application with dialog MyDialog, and it worked. But as soon as I dragged a CRichEditCtrl resource to add rich edit window to my dialog template, the application quit working, failing on MyDialog.DoModal(). I used class wizard to add CRichEditCtrl member m_RichEdit to MyDialog, and call m_RichEdit.Create(), but with no result.
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olegspAsked:
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olegspAuthor Commented:
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captainkirkCommented:
I believe you have to call AfxInitRichEdit() before you can use the control...
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olegspAuthor Commented:
You are right !

Can you explain what AfxInitRichEdit() actually does?  Why MSDN documentation on this function says "If you use rich edit via CRichEditCtrl, you don't need to call this function." - this is exactly what I am doing, but I have to call AfxInitRichEdit() !
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captainkirkCommented:
Here's the (scanty) documentation on this:

AfxInitRichEdit
BOOL AFXAPI AfxInitRichEdit( );

Remarks

Call this function to initialize the rich edit control for the application. It will also initialize the common controls library, if the library hasn’t already been initialized for the process. If you use the rich edit control directly from your MFC application, you should call this function to assure that MFC has properly initialized the rich edit control runtime. If you use rich edit via CRichEditCtrl, CRichEditView, or CRichEditDoc, you don't need to call this function.
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