troubleshooting Question

CComboBox::GetDroppedControlRect gives incorrect rectangle!

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Ah hello.

Firstly, happy new year to one and all :)

I am looking at the function CComboBox::GetDroppedControlRect(), in order to retrieve the dimensions of the listbox part of my combo box.

I derived my own class from CComboBox, and added a handler for CBN_DROPDOWN.  As the screenshot below shows, I have retrieved the window rectangle of the listbox via GetWindowRect.  It is giving me incorrect results though, stating that the height of the rectangle is 86 pixels.  I have measured it and have determined it is 54: even including the edit control part it is only 74.  The width of the listbox at 161 pixels is correct however.

So, in a nutshell, how do I get the true size of the listbox part?

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