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when i create an mdi child window, with create, i wish windows to automatically tile my windows so i use a rect at (0,0,0,0) which does that. however, now i wanted to have larger windows, an windows still take care of the correct positioning. i overloaded precreate window, and gave it an origin of cm_windowdefault, which efectively took care of the positioning. but now the tioling does not work properly, because windows still tiles as if windows were smaller than they are...
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by:RONSLOW
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I don't understand the symptoms you are describing.  Can you provide some more detail please of what you are seeing and what you want to see.

A picture would be great .. but don't think you can empbed them here.

But, if you havea web site, you could put a picture there and send us a link so we can actaully see what is going on.
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its like this. by default, when windows is tiling windows, it figures out when the enxt window is going to step out of the screen, and restarts placing windows at the origin, going down from there. if i change the width and height given to precreate, it resets the windows' positions as if they still had the default size
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simmvar earned 80 total points
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Hi Blastarr

I think the tiling problem occurs because windows get the notification while create the window.

Please use CWnd::CreateEx(...) which accepts the parameters of the window coordinates and the size of the window

With regards
simmvar
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