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How to disable "Move" system menu item

Posted on 2001-06-12
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I found:  in the window's system menu, the "Move" menu item can not be disable by the following code:

CMenu *pSysMenu = this->GetSystemMenu(FALSE);
if ( pSysMenu != NULL )
   pSysMenu->EnableMenuItem( SC_MOVE, MF_GRAYED );

The "Move" menu item is still enabled when system menu pops;

And the "Close" menu item is no problem!

Why?
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Question by:Loggy_yyj
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Expert Comment

by:mickeer
ID: 6184766
Hi!


use:

pSysMenu->EnableMenuItem( SC_MOVE, MF_DISABLE );

instead.

/Micke

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Expert Comment

by:mickeer
ID: 6184774
Hi again!

sorry but I misspelled, it should be:

pSysMenu->EnableMenuItem( SC_MOVE, MF_DISABLED );

/Micke



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by:Loggy_yyj
ID: 6184851
Thank you!
But in my application, it still doesn't works by replacing your code.
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by:MadYugoslav
ID: 6184883
pSysMenu->EnableMenuItem(SC_MOVE, MF_BYCOMMAND | MF_DISABLED | MF_GRAYED);
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GloriousRain earned 19 total points
ID: 6184978
CMenu *pSysMenu = this->GetSystemMenu(FALSE);
pSysMenu->ModifyMenu(SC_MOVE, MF_GRAYED | MF_BYCOMMAND, 0, "&Move");

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Expert Comment

by:sedgwick
ID: 6184994
GloriousRain's comment is working perfectly...
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Author Comment

by:Loggy_yyj
ID: 6185017
Only the
pSysMenu->ModifyMenu(SC_MOVE, MF_GRAYED | MF_BYCOMMAND, 0, "&Move"); calling works;

I don't know why?

Thanks for your helps!

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Expert Comment

by:SrinivasaRao
ID: 6185027
I think its like
pSysMenu->EnableMenuItem( SC_MOVE, MF_BYCOMMAND | MF_DISABLED );
BSR
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Expert Comment

by:MadYugoslav
ID: 6185032
I can't beleive that my comment don't work. It work fine in several places in my apps.
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Expert Comment

by:GloriousRain
ID: 6185043
Have you try with SC_MOVE, MadYuqoslav?
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by:MadYugoslav
ID: 6185120
Now I try with SC_MOVE and thing don't work. Really don't know why ?
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by:GloriousRain
ID: 6185178
Hi loqqy_yyi,
I can't give you an exactly reason because i couldn't find document for this issue.
I can only say my opinion is: SC_MOVE was processed by VC to control position of window's frame (->we can do with SC_CLOSE) so we can't do that with EnableMenuItem. I just use ModifyMenu to change SC_MOVE to 0 so it can't be handled anymore.
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by:Loggy_yyj
ID: 6185368
Thank you very much! Mr. GloriousRain!
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by:Roshan Davis
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