Re: How to do buttons of toolbar adjust their positions after addition of a combo-box

"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Mon, 8 Sep 2008 10:19:52 -0400
"Barbatruc" <sans@merci> wrote in message

OK, but what surprise me is that not any sample around seems to worry
about any repositionning after addition of a combo, and, in spite of
this, button are right positionned !

For example, here :

Do I have missed something ? Where is the positionning part of code in
the example above (I searched others, but all are similars)

There is a standard technique for inserting a control, such as a combo box,
into a toolbar. What you do is insert a separator into the toolbar (using
the resource editor, just slide the botton to the right a bit) where the
control will go. A separator is just a small gap between the buttons. Then
in code you can increase the width of the separator to make a wide enough
gap for the control. That is what the code in the link above is doing: It
calls CToolbar::SetButtonInfo to widen the separator. With this technique
all of the buttons to the right of the gap are automatically positioned.

Scott McPhillips [VC++ MVP]

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