Solved

AddString to a CComboBox on a Dialog from CView::OnLButtonDown(...)

Posted on 2003-12-09
2
431 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Hi,  hopefully my question title didn't lead you astray, so i'll try and be as clear as i can (with pictures :)

i have a window that is split using a CSplitterWnd which is setup like so:

+---+-------------------+
|     |                        |
| A  |        B              |
|     |                        |
|     |                        |
+---+-------------------+

A - is a Dialog with a baseclass of CFormView loaded from a resource file
B - is a CView (Doc/View)

On A i have a CComboBox named IDC_SOURCEDOOR.
when when i click on B, i'd like to add a string to that combobox.

eg.

CMyAppView::OnLButtonDown(....)
{
    CComboBox *cb;
    cb = (CComboBox*)GetDlgItem(IDC_SOURCEDOOR);
    cb->AddString("Hiya");
}

unfortunately this crashes, and i'm just confused.

Thanks for any info.
Scott
0
Comment
Question by:ScottWojtowicz
2 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Roshan Davis earned 50 total points
ID: 9909920
Try this

CMyAppView::OnLButtonDown(....)
{
   CYourFormView *pFMVw = (CYourFormView *)m_wndSplitter.GetPane(0, 0);
   CComboBox *cb;
   cb = (CComboBox*)pFMVw->GetDlgItem(IDC_SOURCEDOOR);
   cb->AddString("Hiya");
}


Good Luck
0
 

Author Comment

by:ScottWojtowicz
ID: 9909953
works great! i made the mistake of concentrating my searchs around dialogs, and not so much of the splitter itself, which is why i guess i was painfully unsuccessful.

thanks again,
Scott
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Postgres Monitoring System

A PHP and Perl based system to collect and display usage statistics from PostgreSQL databases.

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
How to determine file rename from EventLog ? 2 55
sameEnds challenge 3 180
building a service to accessed via telnet client, want colors ? 4 94
x-bar in Google Sheets 2 72
Introduction: Ownerdraw of the grid button.  A singleton class implentation and usage. Continuing from the fifth article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. Go to the class view – CGridButton should be visible as a class.  R…
Exception Handling is in the core of any application that is able to dignify its name. In this article, I'll guide you through the process of writing a DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) Exception Handling mechanism, using Aspect Oriented Programming.
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.
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…

830 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