Expiring Today—Celebrate National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17


Newbie Question!

Posted on 2001-06-15
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-11-20

I am new to MFC and VC.

Just playing around with the Class Wizzard and resource editor.

What i want is to be able to responsd to a button press changing a piece of static text.

I have seup a member varible for DDX with the static text.

When the dialog is show the Static text is initially blank?

And when i set the member varible in reponse to a button been clicked there is no change.

Anyone know where i am going wrong??



Question by:RichJackson
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions

Accepted Solution

aponcealbuerne earned 60 total points
ID: 6196201
call UpdateData(FALSE);
hope helps...

Expert Comment

ID: 6197275
UpdateData(FALSE) is right.  
Your handler for the button should look something like

void CMyDlg::OnButton1()
  m_Text="Hi World";  //Added m_Text DDX variable for static text

Featured Post

Hire Technology Freelancers with Gigs

Work with freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely, and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction: Displaying information on the statusbar.   Continuing from the third article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. Status bar – let’s display the timestamp there.  We need to get the timestamp from the document s…
If you use Adobe Reader X it is possible you can't open OLE PDF documents in the standard. The reason is the 'save box mode' in adobe reader X. Many people think the protected Mode of adobe reader x is only to stop the write access. But this fe…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
This is my first video review of Microsoft Bookings, I will be doing a part two with a bit more information, but wanted to get this out to you folks.

718 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question