Re: CPropertySheet question

From:
"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Newsgroups:
microsoft.public.vc.mfc
Date:
Sat, 13 May 2006 20:23:26 -0400
Message-ID:
<#ET5XyudGHA.1264@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl>
dc2000 wrote:

Hi all:

I'm making a dialog window that has a functionality of Property Sheet (but
it looks different). The problem I encountered is how to deactivate existing
property page and set a new one on its place when another tab is clicked? I
tried destroying it and creating it anew, but CPropertyPage class does not do
it like that. Using Spy++ I discovered that it simply makes the old Property
Page invisible. Does anybody know how to do that? I tried to set/remove
WS_VISIBLE flag for the property page dialog window but somehow some child
windows of that dialog pop up in a new one where they do not belong.

So my question is, how does CPropertySheet hide inactive pages and display
them back?


By calling ShowWindow(...) for each page.

If you are building this yourself with a tab control then create a
modeless dialog for each "page." Turn off each dialog's titlebar and
border styles in the resource editor. Use ShowWindow to make one at a
time visible.

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