How to insert a text in the Edit box of a ComboBox?

Posted on 2001-06-12
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
How to insert a text in the Edit box of a ComboBox without adding the text to the combo list?
Question by:KeithTeo

Expert Comment

ID: 6184747
Hi KeithTeo,

Try to use YourComboObject.AddString (String);

where the variables define as:
           CComboBox YourComboObject;
           char Srting[20] = "This is my string";


Expert Comment

ID: 6184762

I would suggest that you use:

  ComboObject.SetWindowText("your string");


Author Comment

ID: 6189181
I do not want to add to the combo list (as stated in question).
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Expert Comment

ID: 6191053
So what do you want to do, can you make yourself more clear?

you said:

>>How to insert a text in the Edit box of a ComboBox

Accepted Solution

geo_134 earned 50 total points
ID: 6229570
 see the msdn article "HOWTO: Subclass CListBox and CEdit Inside of CComboBox".once you get the hwnd of the Cedit class you can just use SetWindowText to set the text.

Expert Comment

ID: 6318232
As Micke stated, use ComboObject.SetWindowText("your string");


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