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How to remove title bar of a window through code?

Posted on 2002-07-05
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I am developing an MDI application in Visual C++ 6.0 and I want to remove the title bar of the child windows. I am using CFormView as my View class. I have inserted a chart on the form and when I double click the form I want to hide the title of the window. Similarly when I double click the chart second time I want to show the title bar again.

I have tried ModifyStyle function but it doesnt work. Please help me out.
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migel earned 100 total points
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Hi!
IMHO you try change style on the wrong window
here is example how to switch caption mode for MDI child window from the view:


void CMfcieView::OnHideCaption()
{
     // TODO: Add your command handler code here
     CFrameWnd* pFrame = GetParentFrame();
     if (pFrame)
          {
          DWORD dwStyle = pFrame->GetStyle();
          if (dwStyle & WS_CAPTION)
               pFrame->ModifyStyle(WS_CAPTION, 0, SWP_DRAWFRAME);
          else
               pFrame->ModifyStyle(0, WS_CAPTION, SWP_DRAWFRAME);
          }
}
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by:UsmanQ
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Thanks migel that solved my problem. It workd fine.
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