Re: Custom Context Menu for Edit Control

"Doug Harrison [MVP]" <>
Tue, 20 Jun 2006 08:15:32 -0500
On 20 Jun 2006 01:47:36 -0700, "PSN" <> wrote:

Hello all ..
I have a control bar class, CTextBar, derived from the child of
CControlBar which uses an edit control (CTextEdit derived from CEdit).
And i want to create a custom context menu for the edit control with
Copy, Selectall and Wordwrap.

My wordwrap implementation is kind of not perfect and i feel it could
be done better. However, currently i use something like destroying the
edit control and recreating it with the right flags set to make the
wordwrap effect, as in a notepad. This implementation has a
disadvantage because it needs a pointer to its parent window (in this
case, the CControlBar).

I have redefined the OnContextMenu function for CTextEdit, to show my
custom context menu. But i cannot implement the Wordwrap item because i
need the parent window. And i cannot alter the OnContextMenu of
CTextBar, because this function is only called when i Right Click on
the borders of the window.

can any of you suggest what i can do to implement this wordwrap feature

If you need the parent window, call GetParent before you destroy the edit

Doug Harrison
Visual C++ MVP

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