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SetLimitText in Win32

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Limit number of characters to be entered in edit control?
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by:stefan73
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Hi jd9288,
Yes:

Call this member function to set the text limit for this CEdit object.

void SetLimitText(
   UINT nMax
);


Cheers,
Stefan
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jkr earned 50 total points
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If you are not using MFC, send 'EM_SETLIMITTEXT' to the edit control and specify the max. number of characters in wParam.
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