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ComboBox is giving me a hard time

Posted on 2003-02-25
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Hi

I had the same problem as someone before, but mine isn´t solved by creating a variable for the combobox and putting it on a number.

I still can´t see the entire list.

This is the code

CDialog::OnInitDialog();
CComboBox* pCombo = (CComboBox*)GetDlgItem(IDC_COMBO1);
pCombo->AddString("Combo1");
pCombo->AddString("Combo2");
pCombo->AddString("Combo3");
pCombo->SetCurSel(0);
return true;

The only thing I see when I look at my ComboBox is Combo1 and the rest isn´t there.

Suggestions?

Thnx
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Question by:heiko_kw
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by:jhance
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I suspect you've not properly SIZED the ComboBox in the dialog editor.  If you make the EXPANDED size one line tall you will not be able to see and choice but the first one.  (It's an easy mistake to make...)

1) Open the dialog in the dialog editor.
2) Select the combo.
3) Click on the "V" of the combo.  (I.e. the DROPDOWN arrow)
4) Use the center "grab handle" to drag the EXPANDED size down so that multiple choices can be accomodated.
5) Save and the rebuild your project.
6) The combo should work as you expect.
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Manirup earned 200 total points
ID: 8022934
Hello,
The code that u have written doesn't seem to have any problem. I doubt, the combo-box that u have put in the dialog doesn't have the length downwards to show all the three. It will be better if u drag the length of the combo-box longer. For that u will have to click the drop down button on the combo-box. If u can't do that, then delete this combo-box, and create another and run with same code, with combo-box being created longer downwards.
If u still find the same problem, let me know.
id:manirup@csdms.org
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by:heiko_kw
ID: 8023935
Thank you very much Manirup that solves my stupid problem
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by:jhance
ID: 8024717
So why did you accept Manirup's answer which was posted 12 hours later?  My comment is the correct procedure.

Please explain yourself!
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