Re: Adding combo boxes to View to startup

"Tom Serface" <>
Tue, 22 Aug 2006 09:14:58 -0700
CFormView is what keeps me from doing dialog applications (I usually do MDI
and spoof them to look like SDI). I wish it were easier in the wizard to
point this out. For example, it's really easy to pick a dialog application,
but you have to know to change the view type to do a form view.


"Joseph M. Newcomer" <> wrote in message

I asked this same question in one of his earlier posts. It started out
"Beginner" and
most beginners don't understand that CFormView is the better choice here.

On 22 Aug 2006 06:10:55 -0700, "Ajay Kalra" <> wrote:

I was using the function CMyView::OnInitialUpdate() to add some combos
to my view. The problem is that this function is called each time a few
file is opened. What function should I use/add to add the combos only
when the program begins?

Check if you have already created the combobox before creating it.
Also, why not use CFormView with combobox already in it?


Joseph M. Newcomer [MVP]
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