Using Edit control (as double or float) with validation in Visual C++ -- how to allow entry of decimals (ie: 0.3333, 5.5, etc)

Posted on 2004-04-07
Last Modified: 2013-11-20

How do I do the afore mentioned question?  Right now my app just makes noise at me if I try to enter a 0.333....

Thanks in advance

Question by:nasa
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Uncheck the Number checkbox in the Sytles tab of the edit box properties in the resource editor.

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If you do it that way, it doesn't become strictly numeric anymore because you can then enter letters as well as numbers. How do you restrict what the user is typing... .i.e. how do you allow only numbers and decimals to be entered and exclude letters without having to validate on OK.


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