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Adding font and color attributes to CEditView

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How do I change my font and color of the text to be output to screen and to a file?

I can change those attributes and fwrite to a file, right?

The App Wizard I used is MFC with SDI and CEditView option. The rest are default.

Thx


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you cannot save colour and font to a text file with CEditView .. it only handles ASCII text.

You can change the font and colour for the whole eidt box .. but that is not saved in a file

You want a CRichEditView - based app

Look at the Superpad app and other MFC samples
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Thx.
I am trying not to use IE or netscape dll or lib.
Would CRichEdit use those dll?
I mean I would like something that is independent of IE and netscape. And also as few windows dll as possible.
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btw,
how do i print to the SDI windows char by char?
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RichEdit is part of Windows .. no need for IE etc.

Check out the examples that come with VC.
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what do you mean by 'print the SDI windows char by char'?
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i mean:
after user keyed in the filename to open in the fileopen dialog, I want to take this file and open it in my application. After processing, I want to print char by char to the window screen. Bypass the CArchive, I think...
btw, I am not too sure how it works from the time user input the filename till the text is displayed on the SDI window.

Can you explain?
Thanks
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Thanks for your efforts.
I have switched to win32 programming instead.
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This is not a MFC restirction .. it is a Win32 restriction.  Going to Win32 will probably not help.
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