Re: CMenu leaving unpainted area

"Tom Serface" <>
Thu, 9 Aug 2007 10:57:28 -0700
You may want to try calling UpdateWindow() or RedrawWindow() to see if that
helps. It sounds like the window doesn't think it needs to redraw. It
might be a driver problem. I have that sort of problem with Visual Studio
2005 all the time on Vista (doesn't redraw the code/MDI window so I have to
click on another tab then click back to see the code again after something
runs over the top of it).


"mike" <> wrote in message

Sorry, I meant to say CTreeCtrl on a CFormView.

"AliR (VC++ MVP)" <AliR@online.nospam> wrote in message

Something somewhat unrelated. Why do you have a CTreeView in a CFormView?
Either use a CTreeView to begin with, or if you view is a CFormView then
use a CTreeCtrl.


"mike" <> wrote in message

I have a CTreeView on a CFormView with a list of items. I have an
NM_RCLICK handler to popup a CMenu box. I successfully right click on an
item and the menu is shown. The problem is when an item on the menu is
click and the menu is destroyed, there is an area to the right of the
tree item that is not repainted to the treeview background color. ie the
area is gray not white. The text portion of the item is repainted. I've
tried invalidating the tree view area but it doesn't seem to be

 CMenu bar;

 if ( bar.LoadMenu(IDR_MENU1) )
  CMenu & popup = *bar.GetSubMenu(0);
  ASSERT(popup.m_hMenu != NULL);
  popup.TrackPopupMenu(TPM_RIGHTBUTTON,point.x, point.y,

If I do this, the form area is painted (gray) but the treeview area is
not except for the selected item.


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