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Combo Boxes

AmarjitSingh
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Two questions:

1. How do I stop listboxes in MFC automatically alphabetising the entries?

2. I've enabled V. Scrollbars, so that all entries cannot fit into the space provided. They work fine in Test Dialog, but not after being compiled, why is that? (The listbox appears normal (with all entries fitting perfectly) with faded scrollbars)

Many thanks
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1. Right click List Box->Properties->Styles->Uncheck 'Sort'
2. Scroll bars will appear only if the list box height is not enough to show the number of entries added to it. Try to add a string in a for loop and you will be able to see the scroll bar.

-Lakshman

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Commented:
Thanks, that's #1 solved, but could you expand upon adding a string to a for loop. I know what you mean, say:

for(int i = 2; i > 1; i++) { //entries displayed here }

So the loop will continually run - but where would I place this code: I cannot find where the entries of the listbox are located in my source.

Cheers

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Commented:
Okay, I am now knowledgeable of the origin of the invisibility of the scrollbars intended to be present on the combo boxes.

As you may have awareness of, the Test Dialog's generation of the dialog is not accomplished via the usage of the MANIFEST file, which my application indisputably utilises. The MANIFEST file peculiarly has a refusal of displaying the listbox's scrollbars, despite them being strictly defined. This is the explanation for the invisibility of the scrollbars in the solution, but simultaneously the answer to the issue regarding the fact of the presence in Test Dialog.

So, in conclusion, from what has been stated above, undoubtedly, how might I able to achieve the existence of scrollbars in my listboxes, of my compiled solution, whilst concurrently retaining an inclusion of the MANIFEST file?

Thankyou
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