Re: CDialog minimize topic

=?Utf-8?B?WWFlbA==?= <>
Mon, 21 May 2007 23:16:00 -0700
I have my dialog and my goal is just minimze this into the taskbar as a
button ( like all the normal applications behaviore on minimized).

I'm calling to my dialog from CMatAgentMFCApp:
====================== code ==========================
// The one and only CMatAgentMFCApp object

CMatAgentMFCApp theApp;

// CMatAgentMFCApp initialization
BOOL CMatAgentMFCApp::InitInstance()
    //This ensures only one Agent is running
    // The GUID is designed to be unique - if you reuse this code in another
app - use a different GUID!
    if (CSingleInstance::Create (_T("E435FC13-3340-AA85-8CD7-556FF4A4EEBA")) ==
        return FALSE;

CMainFrame* pMainFrame = new CMainFrame;
    if (!pMainFrame->LoadFrame(IDR_MAINFRAME))
        return FALSE;
    m_pMainWnd = pMainFrame;

    // For debugging (or something...)
return TRUE;

void CMatAgentMFCApp::OnRead( )
CListViewDlg dlg;
int nResponse = dlg.DoModal();

I have this:CListViewDlg.cpp
====================== code ==========================
#include "stdafx.h"
#include "ListViewDlg.h"
#include ".\listviewdlg.h"
#include "afxdb.h"

#ifdef _DEBUG
#define new DEBUG_NEW
#undef THIS_FILE
static char THIS_FILE[] = __FILE__;
#include "MatAgentMFC.h"

extern CMatAgentMFCApp theApp;
//extern HINSTANCE hInst; // current instance

// CListViewDlg dialog

CListViewDlg::CListViewDlg(CWnd* pParent /*=NULL*/)
: CDialog(CListViewDlg::IDD, pParent)
    // NOTE: the ClassWizard will add member initialization here
    matarotIcon = theApp.LoadIcon(IDI_SMALL);
CListViewDlg::DoDataExchange (CDataExchange* pDX)
    // NOTE: the ClassWizard will add DDX and DDV calls here
} // DoDataExchange
    ON_BN_CLICKED(IDC_BUTTON1, OnBnClickedSelectCombo)
    ON_BN_CLICKED(IDC_BUTTON2, OnBnClickedDeleteMsg)
    ON_BN_CLICKED(IDC_BUTTON3, OnBnClickedRefresh)
    ON_BN_CLICKED(IDC_CHECK1, OnBnClickedCheckbox)
    ON_NOTIFY(TCN_SELCHANGE, IDC_TAB1, OnSelchangeListCtrlMode)
    // Set small icon
    this->SetIcon(matarotIcon, FALSE);
    this->SetWindowText("MATAROT - ??????????");

// Put the bitmap on the button
    CButton * pButton = (CButton*)GetDlgItem(IDC_BUTTON3);

    return TRUE;
HBRUSH CListViewDlg::OnCtlColor(CDC* pDC, CWnd* pWnd, UINT nCtlColor)

    HBRUSH hbr = NULL;
if(pWnd->m_hWnd == this->m_hWnd )
    hbr = NULL;//CreateSolidBrush(RGB(255,255,255)); // White
} else
        hbr = CDialog::OnCtlColor(pDC, pWnd, nCtlColor);
    return hbr;

HCURSOR CListViewDlg::OnQueryDragIcon()
    // TODO: Add your message handler code here and/or call default
    return static_cast<HCURSOR>(matarotIcon);

void CListViewDlg::OnPaint()
    if (IsIconic())
        CPaintDC dc(this); // device context for painting

        SendMessage(WM_ICONERASEBKGND, (WPARAM) dc.GetSafeHdc(), 0);

        // Center icon in client rectangle
        int cxIcon = GetSystemMetrics(SM_CXICON);
        int cyIcon = GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYICON);
        CRect rect;
        int x = (rect.Width() - cxIcon + 1) / 2;
        int y = (rect.Height() - cyIcon + 1) / 2;

        // Draw the icon
        dc.DrawIcon(x, y, matarotIcon);
void CListViewDlg::OnSizing(UINT fwSide, LPRECT pRect)
    // TODO: Add your message handler code here
    CDialog::OnSizing(fwSide, pRect);
void CListViewDlg::OnSize(UINT nType, int cx, int cy)
    CDialog::OnSize(nType, cx, cy);

    //if ( nType == SIZE_MINIMIZED )

"Joseph M. Newcomer" wrote:


On Mon, 21 May 2007 07:47:01 -0700, Yael <> wrote:

Thank you,
Do you have an example for that???

"Tom Serface" wrote:

If you need to hide the dialog on occasion you should make it a non-model or
modeless dialog and just hide that window. You can pop it back up any time
you want. If you want to block the parent window you could simple disable
it while the modeless dialog is "showed" and enable the main window when the
user chooses to hide the dialog.


"Yael" <> wrote in message

So How can I fix this?

Joseph M. Newcomer [MVP]
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