Solved

Accessing Main Frame

Posted on 2003-11-03
2
137 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
In my program...user preferences are loaded at start up. They are stored in the CApp part of my program because it is an MDI and that seems to make the most sense. Now...when the user opens a document...I want the program to check to see if preferences have been created...and if not...to launch the proper dialog for the user automatically. The normal way this is achieved is when the user clicks on a menu item under File called Options, the dialog opens. The handler for that menu item is in the main frame.

 From the document...how can I programatically get the MainFrames OnFileOptions() function to call so that the dialog automatically comes up for the user is preferences have not been set.
0
Comment
Question by:SGyves
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:_nn_
ID: 9674724
Maybe this would be enough :

AfxGetMainWnd->PostMessage(WM_COMMAND, ID_FILE_OPTIONS);

0
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
_nn_ earned 350 total points
ID: 9674730
Ahem, sorry.

AfxGetMainWnd()->PostMessage(WM_COMMAND, ID_FILE_OPTIONS);

0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
C++ BOOL WINAPI ReadFile fails on windows 10 when reading from USB cable 9 476
Detect CR LF to each line 12 171
format the code in java 6 102
move a line in eclipse 3 107
Here is how to use MFC's automatic Radio Button handling in your dialog boxes and forms.  Beginner programmers usually start with a OnClick handler for each radio button and that's just not the right way to go.  MFC has a very cool system for handli…
Introduction: Dialogs (2) modeless dialog and a worker thread.  Handling data shared between threads.  Recursive functions. Continuing from the tenth article about sudoku.   Last article we worked with a modal dialog to help maintain informat…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
Although Jacob Bernoulli (1654-1705) has been credited as the creator of "Binomial Distribution Table", Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716) did his dissertation on the subject in 1666; Leibniz you may recall is the co-inventor of "Calculus" and beat Isaac…

821 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question