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How to change font for all static text?

Posted on 2010-09-01
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Hello,
I would like to change the font for all my text (static-text).
In OnInitDialog I did this:

       CString strSchriftart1="Microsoft Sans Serif";
   
       CFont *fontPtr1 = new CFont();
      fontPtr1->CreateFont(
       12,
        0,
        0,
        0,
       FW_NORMAL,
        0,
        0,
        0,
       DEFAULT_CHARSET,
       OUT_CHARACTER_PRECIS,
       CLIP_CHARACTER_PRECIS,
       DEFAULT_QUALITY,
       DEFAULT_PITCH|FF_DONTCARE,
       strSchriftart1);
      

       CStatic *pStatic1 =(CStatic*) GetDlgItem(IDC_STATIC);
       pStatic1->SetFont(fontPtr1);


But this will only change one of my static text (ID=IDC_STATIC).
How can I do this.
Please help
500 points with a solution.
Thank you.
Best regards,
Thomas
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Hi tsp2002,

attached you can find a function which does this - to use it just call
> SetAllStaticsFont( this, fontPtr1 );
instead of your code
> CStatic *pStatic1 =(CStatic*) GetDlgItem(IDC_STATIC);
> pStatic1->SetFont(fontPtr1);

Hope that helps,

ZOPPO
void SetAllStaticsFont( CDialog* pDlg, CFont* pFont )
{
	if ( NULL == pDlg || NULL == pFont )
	{
		ASSERT( 0 );

		return;
	}

	CWnd* pChild = pDlg->GetWindow( GW_CHILD );
	const int nMaxCount = 32;
	TCHAR pszWndClassName[ nMaxCount ];

	while ( NULL != pChild )
	{
		if ( ::GetClassName( pChild->m_hWnd, pszWndClassName, nMaxCount ) )
		{
			if ( _tcsicmp( pszWndClassName, _T( "STATIC" ) ) == 0 )
			{
				pChild->SetFont( pFont );
			}
		}

		pChild = pChild->GetWindow( GW_HWNDNEXT );
	}
}

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by:WiB
ID: 33576149
uint statics[] = { IDC_STATIC, IDC_STATIC1, ... };
uint sz = sizeof(statics)/sizeof(uint);

CStatic *pStatic = NULL;
for (uint i=0; i<sz; i++)
{
    pStatic =(CStatic*) GetDlgItem(statics[i]);
    pStatic->SetFont(fontPtr1);
    pStatic->UpdateFont();
}
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by:Zoppo
ID: 33576174
@WiB: This will only work if the IDs of all statics in the dialog are manually modifies since the resource editor automatically sets the IDs of all static-controls to 'IDC_STATIC' ...
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by:tsp2002
ID: 33576191
Hello Zoppo,
great...that works just fine.
Thank you very much for your fast and great help.
Best regards from
Thomas



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by:Zoppo
ID: 33576203
You're welcome, I'm glad I could help ...

have a nice day,

best regards,

ZOPPO
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by:tsp2002
ID: 33576214
for you too, best regards Thomas
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by:WiB
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Zoppo, OK, didn't know it was an issue
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by:Zoppo
ID: 33576251
no problem, WiB, in general your suggestion was ok despite exactly the fact that static controls are handled differentyl by the resource editor than any other controls where the IDs have to be unique. But, even in the case this should be done i.e. for edit controls it's better to have a dynamic functionality like mine to avoid the function has to be maintained with any resource change.

A nice day to you too ...
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