Re: CFormView in a Windows Explorer Style
I have recently went to http://www.functionx.com/visualc/views/forms.htm and
ran a test application with mutiple forms (about half way down on the link).
The example was for a MFC Standard style application. Now I went to try that
same example with a Windows Explore style application and when I get to the
point to where I suppose to change the RUNTIME_CLASS(CEmplSolutionsView)
I don't have that option. There is no CEmplSolutionsView in the Explore
style application, it is instead, RUNTIME_CLASS(CLeftView)
and I don't believe that I am suppose to change this. If I add the
RUNTIME_CLASS for the form, I get an errror stating that a CDocTemplate does
not take 5 parameters. Could someone please help me with this. I don't see a
way around it.
When you change the "style" of the application you also must change the
structure. In an MFC standard style application the view is a child of
the mainframe window. In an explorer style application a splitter
window is the child of the mainframe, and views have to be children of
the splitter. In other words, a new layer (the splitter) is introduced.
So the way to set up the view creation is different, and also the way
to switch views is different.
Start with the standard explorer style application. Then study the
sample program at this link. It should help you switch views within the
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