I need a control for positive and negative

I need a control that will allow the user to select positive or negative (+) or (-).  I need something that is fairly simple and easy to use. Can anyone help. It just needs the ability to select between + and -.
Dak_ProgrammerAsked:
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bhatCommented:
hi

Why don't U have a checkbox .

If checkbox is checked selected -ve  numbers are selected
if unchecked +ve numbers are selected
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
I want something that is more visually acceptable then a spin control
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
I mean then a check box -- sorry too much on my mind lol
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ZoppoCommented:
Hi Dak_Programmer,

Why not just take a button, set its text to "+" and if pressed set its text to "-"...

ZOPPO
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
That is too ambiguous -- it needs to be extremely user friendly
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Vinayak KumbarSr Program ManagerCommented:
Hi,

Then select the one which u feel is interactive,

1. U can have two radio buttons each for +ve and -ve.
2. U can have the tool bar button if it is in pressed state then     +ve else -ve or vise-versa
3. U can have two strings in the combo box as "+ve" and "-ve"     and allow the user to select the option.
4. If u want that selection through menu, u can check and        uncheck the menu items.
5. Depending on the selection from any method, u can display it     to user in the status bar using a pane text.
6. Bhat's solution
7. Zoppo's solution.

Try them out.
VinExpert
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inprasCommented:
How about using Microsoft Forms 2.0 Toggle button?
I think it best suits for UR app
Regards
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
1. I am currently using two radio buttons with a push-like style.  It works ok but I was wondering if there was anything better.

2. I don't want anything activex that has to be installed with the program.  This is for software that is released out to the general public
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jhanceCommented:
Just about anything is possible.  You don't seem to like the radio buttons, the check box, the toggle button.

Why don't you specify what you'd like it to look like and then perhaps someone could help you figure out how to do that?
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mikeblasCommented:
Indeed. What is it that you want Dak_Programmer? Do you want someone to write it for you? Then, you need to provide a spec--and, it seems, more than 200 points.  If you want better suggstions, then you need to provide more information about what your requirements really are.

Me, I'd make a regular pushbutton. It would have a "+" on it, and would change to a "-" when the user clicked on it. And back to a "+" when the the user clicked again.

If you want "something better", you need to tell us what you would consider "better". Better is really in the eye of the beholder.

Also, note that there's nothing wrong sending an app that's dependent on an ActiveX control out to the public. Just install it with your setup program--and you have to write a setup program, anyway, since you're using MFC and the C runtime libraries.

..B ekiM
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
I think that I will just have to stick with the radio button interface.  It really stinks but oh well.
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mikeblasCommented:
Didn't you want to be helped?

..B ekiM
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
All the ideas I am getting are just the same that I have already tried.  I thought that maybe someone had already done it a different way.  But I guess not
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
Someone want to answer this for some points -- Zoppo I am using your previous answer -- so if you want the points just present me with an answer.
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jhanceCommented:
Just click on the "Accept comment as answer" link.  No need to have something posted as an answer.
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jhanceCommented:
I don't know why you gave me the pts.  Please contact EE support and let them fix this mess.
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
Nah, that's ok -- I just wanted to get rid of the question -- don't worry about it
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ZoppoCommented:
:(
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ianBCommented:
Hi,

I have posted a question for Zoppo in this topic area (Q.10252950) so he/she can claim the points for this question.

Dak_Programmer,

It is very important to give the points to the expert that answered the question, this rewards the expert for the time and effort they have put it. If you want to give points to an expert that has not submitted an answer, simply click the "accept comment as answer" link above each comment.

Ian
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
I accidently gave it to the wrong person.  Any way that I can get the points back so that I can give them to ZOPPO??
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ianBCommented:
i have already done so.

Ian
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Dak_ProgrammerAuthor Commented:
Thanks -- Case closed now right??
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ianBCommented:
Yes

ian
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