Re: mfc CListCtrl overwritnig

"Tom Serface" <>
Tue, 9 Dec 2008 11:03:15 -0800
I would just use the SetItemText() method and overwrite existing items if
the data for that row changes. You can look up an item pretty easily using
FindItem() or you can use something like the following to find text in a
sub item:

int CMyView::FindInList(CString csStr)
     // Access the list control for the queue display
     CListCtrl& lc = GetListCtrl();

     for(int i=0; i < lc.GetItemCount(); ++i) {
          if(csStr == lc.GetItemText(i,5)) // 5 is the index of the subitem
to check
               return i;
      return -1;


<> wrote in message

The thing is, that it works so fast, that when im using deleteAllItems
i see nothing. So i was thinking if there is a style which makes list
overwrintten, or any other way
to make it visible when im inserting new items.

On 9 Gru, 17:48, "AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <A...@online.nospam> wrote:

You can clear the list using DeleteAllItems, or you can delete an item
DeleteItem, and insert a new on in its place using InsertItem.


<> wrote in message


I have a thread which calls postMessage which fills list in report
mode. I want list to be overwritten, but all i've got is list which
has a few new rows in each call of postMessage. How to change it ? How
to make list, to be overwritten by new rows, not appended ?


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