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how to enable/disable menu items with ON_UPDATE_COMMAND_UI when menu is in a dialogbox ?

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I have inserted a menu in a dialog box, added some ON_UPDATE_COMMAND_UI in the dialogbox messagemap, wrote the associated CCmdUI handlers, so that some menu items are disabled/enabled depending of the application state.
My CCmdUI handlers are not called, the result is that all menu items stay enabled.
I known that in an standard document/view application, the mainframe calls these CCmdUI handlers during idle time. How to make it work in a dialogbox application ?

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Thanks to akalmani for directing me to the right Microsoft page.

"This behavior is by design." said Bill on that page. Amen.
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You could always do an SDI based app using a form based view.  There one has the menu/toolbar support automatically.
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