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Resizing a dialog & its controls

I have a dialog app which resizes some controls if the user drags the dlg or uses the min/max button on the title bar, but I don't know how to get the notification when the user double-clicks on the title bar.


Here's the msg handlers I have:

   MyDlg::OnSizing( UINT nSide, LPRECT lpRect )
   {
      // Resize edit controls
   }

   MyDlg::OnSysCommand(UINT nID, LPARAM lParam)
   {
      // Check for SC_MAXIMIZE or SC_MINIMIZE
      // and resize edit controls
   }


Also when the main dlg is resized, the edit boxes flash when they get resized. Is there a way to prevent this?
Thanks,
grailman
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Grailman
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Grailman
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zzynxSoftware engineerCommented:
I think double-clicking the title bar is the same as maximizing.

Maybe the following can interest you:
http://www.codeproject.com/dialog/layoutmgr.asp
(93 users gave the article a grand total of 4.85/5)
With a few lines of extra code your dialogs and others
become sizable. I use it with pleasure, even in a commercial product.

Bye.

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AndyAinscowCommented:
To prevent flashing try

LockWindowUpdate();

< resize >

UnlockWindowUpdate();
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GrailmanAuthor Commented:
That gave me just what I wanted.

Thanks.
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