Displaying Popupmenu over a List Contol

Posted on 2003-03-04
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
    How to display a Pop up meny when i right-
    click on a CListControl widget,

    I tried by adding onRightClick function, but this
    does not return me the current clicked mouse position.

void CTestDlg::OnRclickList(NMHDR* pNMHDR, LRESULT* pResult)
// TODO: Add your control notification handler code here

     *pResult = 0;

Question by:prashanthgn
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AlexFM earned 150 total points
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You can use GetCursorPos to get screen cursor coordinates. Don't forget to convert them to client dialog/list coordinates.
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by:Roshan Davis
ID: 8070213
void CTestDlg::OnRclickList(NMHDR* pNMHDR, LRESULT* pResult)
     if( m_wndListCtrl.GetSelectedCount() )
          CMenu     oMenu;
          // IDR_POPUPMENU - menu added in the resource
          if( !oMenu.LoadMenu(IDR_POPUPMENU) )
               *pResult = 0;

          // Getting first submenu of the resource added menu
          CMenu     *pSubMenu = oMenu.GetSubMenu(0)     ;
          POINT     oPoint;


          pSubMenu->TrackPopupMenu(TPM_LEFTALIGN | TPM_RIGHTBUTTON,

     *pResult = 0;

Good Luck

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