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Resizing a dialog based on user input

Posted on 2004-08-15
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What i am wanting to do is to have a dialog window that is not resizable by the user, however the user can enter a number and the height of the window will be adjusted based on that.

e.g. the default for the dialog is 120 high, however if a variable is changed to hold the value 10, then the dialog will adjust to 120 + (x * 10) high

Basically, is there a system call that will allow me to adjust the size of the dialog in the code, without giving the user the option of resizing the window manually.

I am working in VC++ 6.0 on windows 2000 system, but the code needs to be useable on all windows operating systems from 98 up.

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  Ryan
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Nass89 earned 500 total points
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Hi,
Tthe following codes do that. In your codes, take the height from an EditBox.

      int Height;
                 CRect cr;
               Heigth=50;
      GetWindowRect(&cr);
      cr.bottom+=Height;
      MoveWindow(cr,TRUE);

Good Luck!
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by:Psyco
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Apart from
    Heigth=50;
needing to be
    Height=50;   (typo on the ht)

That code works perfectly.

This is exactly what I was looking for.


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