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Question on Common Dialog

Posted on 2000-01-28
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Last Modified: 2010-04-02
In a common dialog box (Open / Save As) that is invoked by an application, I want to find out the filename string that the user has typed in the edit box as well as the default extension string that would be appended to the filename. The problem is that I can not use a hook to the dialog for intercepting notification messages since the application itself created the dialog. Is there any other way I can get these strings? Please help!
Question by:nadirkamal
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akalmani earned 140 total points
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Hi nadirkamal !!
   Hey override the following functions in CMainFrame class for ID_FILE_OPEN and ID_FILE_SAVE

For open
void CMainFrame::OnFileOpen()
    CFileDialog dlg(true);
    if(dlg.DoModal() == IDOK)
        dlg.m_ofn.lpstrFile //contains the file name with extension

For save
void CMainFrame::OnFileSave()
    CFileDialog dlg(false);
    if(dlg.DoModal() == IDOK)
        dlg.m_ofn.lpstrFile //contains the file name with extension

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