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Hi,

I have an MDI application. Is it possible to make a toolbar inside one of my child frames? I don't mean a toolbar as part of MainFrm, but actually embedded inside the child frame at the top. I know this may contradict the MDI framework, just wondering if it's possible. Any examples?

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Question by:DJ_AM_Juicebox
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by:bdunz19
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Hi DJ AM,

I would just create a normal toolbar as a child of your View Window. So when your view is created ON_WM_CREATE(), just create a child CToolBar of your view.

Here are a lot of tutorials on createing toolbars: http://www.codeproject.com/docking/#Toolbars

Good luck,
Brandon
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AndyAinscow earned 2000 total points
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I think bdunz19 means as a child of the ChidFrame not the view.

(Have a look at the code to create the toolbar that is part of the main frame of your app).
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Yes Andy is right. If it was part of the view, it would work but it would be under the frame border. My mistake, you want it to be a child of your Child Frame so that it will be above your view edge.

Thanks Andy
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I don't understand how I did not get the points for this question??
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Giving a correct answer helps.
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