Edit box unlimited

all, I'm using a edit box as an "append log" for my program.I set it to "multiline" so I can write a new log every time. To write the log I append text using this codeCString strLine;// Add CR/LF to textstrLine.Format(_T("\r\n%s"), pszText);// Get the initial text lengt ...

[VC++ 6.0] Edit Box Text Color

guys, I have to do the following, but I am not sure how to go about doing it. For example, I am trying to make my edit box change font color. So if the user inputs:Hello Everybody!I would need to change the color of the '!' to red. While "Hello Everybody" would be in black. How would this ...

Help me: Delete and Insert Edit Box!!!

I have some little problems with my code, i don't know if you can help me.I create 3 edit boxes. In the two first editboxes (called: Name and address), I can entry datas like the name of a person and his address. when I press the insert button this allows me to append the fallow information:name and ...

Help me: Delete and Insert Edit Box!!!

I have some little problems with my code, i don't know if you can help me.I create 3 edit boxes. In the two first editboxes (called: Name and address), I can entry datas like the name of a person and his address. when a press the insert button this allows me to append the fallow information to a thi ...

Urgent Need help: Edit Box Again

Thank you so much for your help. I send you my code so you can check if I'm doing well.This is my code:For the Insert (append) button: replace whateveris selected in the second edit box with the contents of the first edit box.GetDlgItem(IDC_NAME_EDIT)->GetWindowText(m_Name);GetDlgItem(IDC_ADD ...

Edit Box

I need your help guys!!!I create 2 edit boxes into a dialog box. I create a button "append". The fonction of this button it's to add what i write into the firts edit box to the second edit box. That's work, but i got a problem, I want to replace or modifie what i write in the second edit b ...

How to disable "paste" in Edit Box?

When we use MFC Edit Box, we get "copy" and "paste" by default. Now in my project, I need to disable "paste". Anybody knows how?I tried something like detecting key user pressed(in my case Ctrl+V), but I keep getting compile error: 'VK_V' : undeclared identifier. Why is ...

Clear contents of a masked edit box

I am working with ActiveX Masked edit box control. (AxMaskEdBox). The mask is for date type - i.e ##/##/####. (mm/dd/yyyy). Once I enter some date manually in the field, the field looks like - 01/25/2000Now, if I have to remove the date from the box at the tabout event of the masked edit box, I cann ...

JavaScript that creates an Edit Box

I have a javascript called toolbar.js that I use in an .asp web pageIn one of the functions, I would like it to create a edit boxBut I have no idea how to do thisfunction is as follows:function SetBanner(BanGif, BanUrl, BanAltStr, BanBegTag, BanEndTag){BegPos = HTMLStr.indexOf(BanBegTag);EndPos = HT ...

EDIT Box, Context Menu, WM_PASTE

When you right click on any Edit Box on Windows NT you get a context menu, I would like to intercept the Cut, Copy and Paste calls on the Edit Box. The problem is that I have no control over which applications are running. Depending on which user is logged in, I need to grant them access to the clip ...

Edit box not sending WM_COMMAND messages

HiTrying to make my application respond to WM_COMMAND messages from an edit box. It's all pretty simple at this point, thing is I need to be able to catch updates and such in the Edit box. I have a few classes wrapping the Win32 API for creating a basic window and assigning each window a separate wi ...

Cannot enter text in edit box - value get overwritten by the default

I'm at a loss on how to resolve a current problem. Being a newbie doesn't make it any easier. I tried searching for the answer but nothing is relevant to my situation.I've created a dual-thread application that gets (and sends) data from RS232 and update the GUI (dialog) that contains roughly 80 sta ...

Probem with rich edit box

there, i seem to be having a problem with a rich edit box.When im typing before the scroll bar breaks in the box shows perfectly, but as soon as the box shows the scroll bar the box dissapears....And ive tried this just on a basic windows with no other controls and it seemed to do the same...(I cant ...

how can fix number of lines in multiline edit box?

i m using a multiline edit box and use enter for new line .i want to enter only 10 lines in edit box and each line only have max 320 char.here SetLimitText available but its set the total length of edit box.please help for this. ...

how to get the handle of child control(EDIT BOX) at run time in MFC

how to get the handle of child control(EDIT BOX) of other MFC EXE to my MFC code?This edit box is not having caption,so that i cant use FindWindowEX.Is there any other way ?-ABhi ...

Displaying Mouse co-ordinates in an edit box

I'm working on a dialog based MFC. I have used a Picture Box Control to draw a rectangle and written the code for drawing in the picture box using a sperate class inherited from CStatic (Pict Class). I wish to capture the mouse co-ordinates as it moves inside the Picture box(only) and display the co ...

Borland C++ Edit Box Question

Im making a simple math game for children for an assignment. The program generates two numbers and the student has to type in the correct answer. I have an edit box for the answer to be typed in and a mark button beside it.Is there any way to display an error message if nothing has been entered into ...

Creating a Edit box and ListBox at RunTime?

I need to create a dialog box at runtime w/o a resource template in my rc file(I guess somehow I have to store it as text, is that possible?) and place and edit box and a list box on the dialog box and be able to access and populate its contents.Can someone help me on how to do this? ...

Child Accesss To Parent Edit Box?

I have a child window that calculates a result to be displayed in a parent edit box. If calling UpdateData should not be called in the parent OnPaint, how do I access that dialog box to display the value that was calculated in the child window? Where do i put UpdateData? Can i access that function o ...

Changing Edit box colour on button click

I want to change colour of my edit box on button click ...... how can i do this... ...

Disable mosue movement when user entering data in an edit box

I want to disable the mosue movement in a MFC view application if the control is in an edit box and user entering data in the edit box. I want to get back the mouse movement once user presses enter key in the edit box, can anybody tell me how can I do this in MFC view application ...

autocomplete edit box

HelloI would like to know how we can do an autocomplete box, which will call a callback function in order to add data in a drop down list (listBox) in a edit box.For instance, i type the first letters of a word , a call to the database is done and data is retrieved and display to the user in a dropd ...

Accept only characters in Edit Box.

Is there any way to accept only characters in MFC Edit Box. We have to restrict every key input except characters. ...

Dialog : How to update an Edit Box?

VC++6. I have a simple Dialog app. There is one Edit Box, updated in a function triggered by a Button. In the function, the Edit Box's CString member variable is modified twice, firstly as "a", then with "b". I have added a wait of 1 second between the two settings (to simulate s ...

Dialog Edit Box Access

I created a Dialog-based MFC app. The dialog boilerplate is used to manually start USB controlled hardware functions, which usually execute repeatedly, with various hardware parameters being changed by the function modules as they execute. Headers for these functions are Included in the Dialog heade ...

Setting an icon image on the edit box of a CComboBox

For no very important reason other than my desire to do so, I would like to set an icon image in the edit box of a CComboBox control. I remember that there are methods of getting a handle to the CEdit control of a CCombobox, and after searching a bit, found an MSDN page addressing what appeared to b ...

How to enable a button press during a loop of appending edit box in MFC

I have a dialog window developed in visual c++.net 2003 MFC. I have a edit box in the dialog, and also a generate and Abort button. in my code, I have a while loop to append information into the edit box, the while loop may take for a long time, so I need to have a abort button can be able to presse ...

Edit box cursor

I am a beginner in VC++I have four edit boxes and for each of them i have assigned CString member variables of size 1000... I dont have any function for these edit boxes.. directly the text get assigned to member vaiablesIam also saving the data in text format.. using CFile for opening and writing.. ...

Edit box in GUI

Ive got a problem with my gui, i created an edit box in ResEdit but i dont know how i can use it, ill demonstrate it:\\main.rc ( resource file)EDITTEXT IDC_EDIT1_X , 70, 118, 20, 12, ES_AUTOHSCROLL\\resource.h#define IDC_EDIT1_X 1040\\main.cppint number[20000];int HPPot = GetDlgItemInt(hWnd, IDC_EDI ...

[C#] IP Address Edit Box

Anyone know how to create and tweek an IP Address edit box in C#? I know it has masked text boxes and that is what I am supposed to use, but I am not sure exactly how to use it. I looked all over online and didnt find any decent examples. My book doesnt cover it very well either, just socket program ...

Initializing focus on edit box C++ HELP!!!!

I have an app with a bunch of radio buttons and an edit box. I would like to make one of the radio buttons already selected with the focus set on my edit box when the app opens, i.e. set my defaults upon initializing my app.I have no problem with setting my default selected radio button. The problem ...

edit box

does anyone have the code to set a edit box to nothing? ...

edit box help

Helloi Have 2 edit boxes. and a buttonwhat im trying to do is:1.Enter any number into the first EDIT BOX2.I hit the button to add the number in EDIT BOX 1 to a assigned varible;3. The new outcome shows up in EDIT BOX 2any help ...

c++ change edit box value with ID

Ok, I'm programming in c++.And my task is to change the value of an edit box to a different number.I know the handle of the parent window. And I beleive I know the wID for the box also.How would I be able to change the text in this box? ...

Getting Edit Box Value

How do you get the value of an edit box in C++? ...

Edit Box displaying a Text File

I have a text file "palneout.txt" and i want to display its entire content into an edit box following is the code that im using it worksonly limitation being that a new line is not being displayed instead some "|" is being printed at occurence of '\n' in my string plz help FILE * ...

Autofill Edit Box

I want a Edit Box which act like a Auto Complete feature. Like in Google Search which stores all the previous entries , which should give a drop down list of the history, while typing it should give the complete word. ...

How do you change value of edit box based on manual slider movement in runtime?

Current SituationVC++6Dialog based MFCResources:[Score] edit box (val int)button [<] [ Slider ] [>] ButtonVariables:m_scoreInitialization:Slider range set from 0 to 100Position set at 50Operations Completed:Click [>]Add 1 to m_scoreAdjust slider 1 step rightUpdate Edit boxClick [<]Subtra ...

Is there a direct way to toggle the password property of an edit box in runtime?

I have VC++6 and I am working on a Dialog based MFC application. I am currently using two edit boxes. One box has the password property on, the other edit box is password off. Both boxes have the same code word(s) stored. Only one edit box is visible at a time. One edit box is physicaly located dire ...

Some VC++ 2005 Edit box help

HiI have a few newbie questions regarding edit boxes in VS 2005.I have a few edit boxes that I wish to only accept hexadecimal integers. The way I figure, it can be done in 2 ways:- Check in OnEnChangeEditBox1() for the variable associated with the edit box to see if it's a hex number on the fly, di ...

Handle Space Key in Edit Box.

I have an edit box,i want to handle space key in this edit box in following manner.i want space not allowed at strating point and ending point of editbox.while if i press space in midle of edit box than its working.i m try this.but there is one problem when i press space key at end than the cursor m ...

how to select the text in the read only edit box

I have to select some part of text in the read only edit box, & add even handler to it.In detail to say ......when I click on one or many lines of the text in the read only edit box, that text should get highlighted. & compiler should go into event handler(I dont know which event handler is ...

Automatic tabbing of edit box when data limit is met

Is there a way (assuming setfocus?) to make the cursor move to another edit box after a limit is met?I have 9 edit boxes which send a string, each box can only contain two values (in hex only) so when the first box is filled via user input on the keyboard, the cursor moves the second box automatical ...

After installing East asia language, text get overlapped in edit box

I am new to visual studio 2005. I created simple dialog box based application with an edit box using visual studio 2005 and changed the background color of the edit box using setbkcolor function and set the background mode as transparent using setbkmode function. Everything worked fine. After I inst ...

Writing to a Edit Box from seperate thread

I'm trying to learn how to use winsock2 in conjunction with MFC. I found an example that uses a console window to start a server, but I'd like to use a dialog box. The example starts a separate thread to listen for a connection, but then just outputs on the console (which I don't have now and don't ...

Edit Box size

How can i change edit box text size(font size).Plz help me ...

oem_charset for edit box

I am new to visual c++. I am doing a program that redirects ouput of spawned console program using create process. The console program has box drawing characters as output [Externded character set 127-255]. On redirecting its ouput to edit box, Everything displays correctly except box drawing charac ...

How to add ToolTip to edit box?

I am writing an application having an Editbox (Read Only). Beside it there is a Browse button. On clicking Browse button Perticular file can be browsed. The name of that file is displayed in the edit box. Sometimes name of file is long enough that user can't see it. I need to add ToolTip for that ed ...

How to create a line border edit box?

I am trying to create a simple dialog which used to configue my game.but i want my edit box like thishttp://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/hkgoldenon9/aa.jpg rather than the default onehttp://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/hkgoldenon9/bb.jpg.How can i make this happen? (C++) ...

Spin Control to update and edit box based on variable

I have a USB device where the clock can be adjusted dynamically based on the value it is equated to as shown:dwClockDivisor = 0;I have a spin control with a range from 0 to 119 which is attached to a static text. All of that works as it should, if I hit the up arrow, the static number buddy incremen ...