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I wrote an MFC MDI application wichone can load (CreateWindowEx) controls (ActiveX) by they ProgID and shows them.
My problem is I need to dock/undock these controls (user can do this by mouse).

I need a complete code for that, not just tips and tricks. A full code from the beginning: CreateWindowEx, etc, etc in MFC.
I can't accepts codes that are not works well.

I will give 1500 points for the perfect answer. I can only give it in 5 questions (300*5).

Wakizashi
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by:sedgwick
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why CreateQindowEx and not just Create()?
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by:Wakizashi
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Because I create child windows from control on the harddrive. I create instances by ProgID's. The second part of my answer is: because I want to use CreateWindowEx.

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by:ShaunWilde
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have a look at http://www.codetools.com/docking/sizecbar.asp - this shows how to create a docking window - then you can just host your controls inside it
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by:ShaunWilde
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I then modifiy

int CMyBar::OnCreate(LPCREATESTRUCT lpCreateStruct)
{
     if (baseCMyBar::OnCreate(lpCreateStruct) == -1)
          return -1;

     SetSCBStyle(GetSCBStyle() | SCBS_SHOWEDGES | SCBS_SIZECHILD);

     // older versions of Windows* (NT 3.51 for instance)
     // fail with DEFAULT_GUI_FONT
     if (!m_font.CreateStockObject(DEFAULT_GUI_FONT))
          if (!m_font.CreatePointFont(80, "MS Sans Serif"))
               return -1;

     m_wndBrowser.CreateControl(CLSID_WebBrowser,"",WS_CHILD|WS_VISIBLE,CRect(0,0,50,50),this,100);
     LPUNKNOWN lpUnk = m_wndBrowser.GetControlUnknown();
     IWebBrowser2* pBrowserApp;
     HRESULT hr = lpUnk->QueryInterface(IID_IWebBrowser2, (void**) &pBrowserApp);

     BSTR url=CString("www.experts-exchange.com").AllocSysString();
     pBrowserApp->Navigate(url,NULL,NULL,NULL,NULL);
     ::SysFreeString(url);
     pBrowserApp->Release();

     return 0;
}

and add CWnd m_wndBrowser; to the class header
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by:ShaunWilde
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can we help more?
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by:Wakizashi
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Please wait. I need a few days to find out that everything is okay or not.
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by:ShaunWilde
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that's okay - just post if you have problems - I can send you my code - I just modded the sample they had - but I dunno if that is what you were looking for
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by:Wakizashi
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That's what I'm looking for but it looks like I need your code. Please post it.
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> That's what I'm looking for but it looks like I need your code. Please post it.

your email please :)
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by:ShaunWilde
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however everything you need is on this page
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by:ShaunWilde
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except that I fogot to mention that you need to add AfxEnableControlContainer(); to InitInstance of you CWinApp derived class
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by:Wakizashi
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My E-Mail address is psycho@ag-e.hu.

Thank You in advice.
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No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
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