Solved

MSFlexGrid Double-Click Column Resize

Posted on 2006-10-23
4
1,331 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Hi.  Could you please tell me how to make an MSFlexGrid control resize a column to display the longest text in that column when the user double clicks when the double-arrowed mouse cursor appears between column boundaries?  Thank you.
0
Comment
Question by:deatc
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:JR2003
ID: 17792606
You could do it by adding an invisible autosizing label to your form. If you populate it with every value in the flexgrid column and take the largest width this will be the width of the largest column. Also make sure that the fonts in both controls match.

Have you thought of using a listView control instead? It is default behaviour in a listView control.
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:vb_elmar
ID: 17794287
Try this (click the column header) :
========================

Needs:
1 Form
1 Flexgrid  (Hit Ctrl-T ---> Microsoft Flexgrid Control 6.0)



Private Sub Form_Activate()
WindowState = 2: MSFlexGrid1.Move 0, 0, 15 * 400, 15 * 150
   
    MSFlexGrid1.Cols = 5
    MSFlexGrid1.Rows = 1
   
Me.MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(0, 1) = "col_1"
Me.MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(0, 2) = "col_2"

Call newRow("Bill")
Call newRow("Gates")
Call newRow("Windows")
Call newRow("XP")
End Sub




Sub newRow(ByVal ns As String)
    Me.MSFlexGrid1.AddItem ns
    Me.MSFlexGrid1.Row = MSFlexGrid1.Rows - 1

For r = 1 To Me.MSFlexGrid1.Cols - 1
    Me.MSFlexGrid1.Col = r
    Me.MSFlexGrid1.Text = String(8 * Rnd, 65)
Next

End Sub



 
Private Sub MSFlexGrid1_MouseUp(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, x As Single, y As Single)
Dim MaxTextWidth As Long, M
For r = 1 To Me.MSFlexGrid1.Rows - 1
    MSFlexGrid1.Row = r
    M = (MSFlexGrid1.Text)
    If TextWidth(M) > MaxTextWidth Then MaxTextWidth = TextWidth(M)
Next
    MSFlexGrid1.ColWidth(MSFlexGrid1.Col) = MaxTextWidth
End Sub
0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
vb_elmar earned 500 total points
ID: 17794321
correction :
=======

instead ...

Private Sub MSFlexGrid1_MouseUp(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, x As Single, y As Single)
Dim MaxTextWidth As Long, M
For r = 1 To Me.MSFlexGrid1.Rows - 1
    MSFlexGrid1.Row = r
    M = (MSFlexGrid1.Text)
    If TextWidth(M) > MaxTextWidth Then MaxTextWidth = TextWidth(M)
Next
    MSFlexGrid1.ColWidth(MSFlexGrid1.Col) = MaxTextWidth
End Sub

use this :
=======

Private Sub MSFlexGrid1_MouseUp(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, x As Single, y As Single)
If y > MSFlexGrid1.RowHeight(0) Then Exit Sub
Dim MaxTextWidth As Long, M
For r = 1 To Me.MSFlexGrid1.Rows - 1
    MSFlexGrid1.Row = r
    M = (MSFlexGrid1.Text)
    If TextWidth(M) > MaxTextWidth Then MaxTextWidth = TextWidth(M)
Next
    MSFlexGrid1.ColWidth(MSFlexGrid1.Col) = MaxTextWidth
End Sub
0

Featured Post

Do You Know the 4 Main Threat Actor Types?

Do you know the main threat actor types? Most attackers fall into one of four categories, each with their own favored tactics, techniques, and procedures.

Join & Write a Comment

There are many ways to remove duplicate entries in an SQL or Access database. Most make you temporarily insert an ID field, make a temp table and copy data back and forth, and/or are slow. Here is an easy way in VB6 using ADO to remove duplicate row…
I’ve seen a number of people looking for examples of how to access web services from VB6.  I’ve been using a test harness I built in VB6 (using many resources I found online) that I use for small projects to work out how to communicate with web serv…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

744 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now