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disable F1 key

I have a dialog based project with a tabcontrol on it. I want to overwrite F1 key so that when i press on it, the 'look for help file' doesn't gets activated. I'll use F1 to do other stuff

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i try to eat the key at CMydilogApp::PreTranslateMessage but it doesn't work
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orange_juice
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Roshan DavisCommented:
Try RegisterHotKey API

GOOD LUCK
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zzynxSoftware engineerCommented:
Defining F1 as an accelerator key in your accelerator table is another option.
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JShaftCommented:
If you override the OnHelpInfo method on your main window, you can comment out the code that calls the help file ( return CDialog::OnHelpInfo(pHelpInfo); ) and put your own code in like this:

BOOL CMyDialog::OnHelpInfo(HELPINFO* pHelpInfo)
{
   // Add code here

   // return CDialog::OnHelpInfo(pHelpInfo);

   return true;
}
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SamratAshokCommented:
I think it is better to define Command handler in WinApp derived class
for ID_HELP

like this

ON_COMMAND( ID_HELP, OnHelp )

In the actual function OnHelp, do what you want to without calling base class
OnHelp.



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