Re: Change Property Sheet Size?

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:00:07 -0600
You will have to resize the PropretyPages and the tab control, otherwise the
PropertySheet will resize but the tab inside of it will stay the same size.

You said that you want to resize the propretysheet to take up the entire
main dialog. Why aren't you using the property sheet as your main dialog?


"rockdale" <> wrote in message

Hi, all:

My MFC application is Dialog based and I need to adjust the dialog
size based on user's screen resolution. (which works fine). I have a
property sheet with 2 property pages on my dialog. I tried to adjust
the property sheet size when the dialog size adjusted, basically just
expand the property sheet to occupy the whole dialog, but I could not
have it done. Following is my code:

CMyPage1, CMyPage2 are classes derived from CPropertyPage

CPropertySheet* m_pMainTabs;
CPropertyPage* m_pMyPage1;
CPropertyPage* m_pMyPage2;

 BOOL CMyDlg::OnInitDialog()
//resize window to maximum screen size
CSize screenSize; = ::GetSystemMetrics(SM_CXSCREEN); = ::GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYSCREEN);

       //create property sheet and pages
       m_pMyPage1 = new CMyPage1();
m_pMyPage2 = new CMyPage2();

m_pMainTabs = new CPropertySheet;

//Resize PropertySheet before add pages
CRect rcDlg, rcSheet;
ScreenToClient( &rcDlg );

m_pMainTabs->SetWindowPos( NULL, rcDlg.left,, rcDlg.Width()
+100, rcDlg.Height()+100,


m_pMainTabs->Create(this, WS_CHILD | WS_VISIBLE);
m_pMainTabs->ModifyStyleEx (0, WS_EX_CONTROLPARENT);
m_pMainTabs->ModifyStyle( 0, WS_TABSTOP );


thanks in advance

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