Re: Explorer style app

"ScottMcP [MVP]" <>
Mon, 24 May 2010 06:26:09 -0700 (PDT)
On May 24, 2:32 am, dushkin <> wrote:

Hi All,

 I need your advice please:

 I almost have no experience in doc\view applications.

 I would like to build an explorer-like mfc application.
 For that I used the app wizard. I created an SDI application (hope it
is the right choice), with a form view as the right view.

 My difficulty is in knowing what to do when I select an item on the
tree control, the Left View.
 There are multiple item types in my tree for which I want to display
their properties in the right view.
 So I want to show different form views for each tree item type.

 One solution, which I don't like, is to build one dialog and show
\hide controls.

 But is there a way I can prepare a dialog for each item type and show
it according to the selection?


Yes, you can switch the right view window to another CFormView derived
class. See the view switcher example SWSPLIT at

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