Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

child Dialog inside dialog repaint problem, 500 points?????

Posted on 2007-04-10
2
Medium Priority
?
227 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I have an outer modal dialog class which uses an inner modeless child dialog.
The inner dialog display a 3D openGL model. These two dialog works perfectly.

I need to convert the outer diaog to a modeless dialog so that it can be displayed in a formview. i changed the outer dialog to have the 'child' style and embedded it in a third custom control Cwnd class.
This third Cwnd class will be embedded into the formview.

Every thing compiles and ran, hovever the original OpenGL inner dialog showed an error. It does no re-paint when the user click on a control and tellsit to re-paint, the outer dialog will re-paint but the inner dialog will not show up after this. Debuggiging shows that it's function was called.

If the outer dialog style is changed to "popup" , the thing will works again

I use Invalidate(false) inside the inner dialog so that it will re paint itself.
0
Comment
Question by:tussfw
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
alexcohn earned 1500 total points
ID: 18890279
See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q272222/ - it's an old well-known Microsoft bug with child window clipping. Some people claim that setting the window style to Style |= (WS__CLIPCHILDREN | WS_CLIPSIBLINGS | CS_OWNDC) may help.
0
 

Author Comment

by:tussfw
ID: 18986832
It may be that the answer is correct, setting these styles does not help though.

I had re-done the dialog in a different way to solve it.
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article helps those who get the 0xc004d307 error when trying to rearm (reset the license) Office 2013 in a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and/or those trying to prep the master image for Microsoft Key Management (KMS) activation. (i.e.- C…
Know the reasons and solutions to move/import EDB to New Exchange Server. Also, find out how to recover an Exchange .edb file and to restore the file back.
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

609 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