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OPEN AN EXISTING TXT FILE IN A NEW WINDOW

Posted on 2006-07-20
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hi experts,
I have a win32 application project . I want when I push a button to open a new window including an existing txt file.I want this window to have the default menu(which is created when we create a window application(file,state,.... ).If you can send me the code.Thank you
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1. Create a MFC AppWizard(exe)/ MFC Application based project
2. In the Application Settings select Single Document

This will bring you the default menu.
3. Add a dialog and class for that dialog , say CTextReader
4. You can handle the command events for the toolbar menu that appears by default instead of new button. For example you can use the File->New menu or 'New' toolbar button.
5. Go to the classwizard for the mainframe and add a event handler for the item ID_FILE_NEW
and add the following code to  pop up the dialog on the 'New' button click
void CMainFrame::OnFileNew()
{
      // TODO: Add your command handler code here
      CTextReader *pDialog = new CTextReader();
      BOOL ret = pDialog->Create(IDD_DIALOG1,this);
    pDialog->ShowWindow(SW_SHOW);

      
}

6.Refer to this for opening existing file and showing it on the dialog
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Dot_Net/VisualC_PLUS_PLUS_DOT_NET/Q_21911253.html
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