Developping GUI in VC++ 6

Posted on 2000-03-14
Last Modified: 2010-04-02
Can anyone tell me a good place where I can find tutorials to make a graphical interface, with VC++ 6 ?

Question by:David MacDonald
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Expert Comment

ID: 2616212
you mean mfc?
i don't know about that but try c++builder it's much easyer for gui

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by:David MacDonald
ID: 2616858
C builder?,

sorry for the ignorance, do you talk about Borland?

Expert Comment

ID: 2617354
yep borland c++builder very easy to use for GUI

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mflam earned 10 total points
ID: 2617757
If you want to try out MFC:
Here's how:
1. Make an MFC app.
2. Choose the "dialog based".
3. Pull a button onto the dialog.
4. Change it's name and double click it.
5. accept the "onButton" or whatever.
6. Enter your code. (example:)
  MessageBox (NULL, "Hi", "Bye", MB_OK);

Then there's the non dialog based MFC.
Here you need to add a "class" and "member variable" to your code, to manipulate your controls with MFC.
You either go to the MSDN tutorial on MFC. (It's on the CD or at


If you want to get more complicated,
go to
But only after you went thru a tutorial.

Enjoy. (You'll get more jobs knowing MFC).

Author Comment

by:David MacDonald
ID: 2619736
Thank to you two, I will take a look at both MFC and Borland, anyway, i'll probably have to translate my prog for it to work on Linux...

Thanks again...

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