Re: CPropertySheet::PreTranslateMessage in VS2005

"Doug Harrison [MVP]" <>
Wed, 26 Jul 2006 10:14:59 -0500
On Wed, 26 Jul 2006 07:07:02 -0700,
<juan@newsgroup.nospam> wrote:

Thanks for the reply and yes it is not the best thing to do in the code, but
I decided to change the pretranslate in my overrode propertysheet class
because I was unsure how many other places in the application there might be
the same operation going on.

I guess my point to Microsoft is if there was an addition check that could
be placed inside their version of PretranslateMessage that would check if the
sheet is modal (if possible) and then NOT destroy the window. I am not quite
sure why the change was made to the method in the first place.

Is there a place where you can lookup a method and find the change history
of MFC changes and the reasons for those changes? I know that is asking a
lot and wouldn't even know how that could be done with Team System today, but
it would be helpful.

The closest such thing would be the bug reporting system. It's an "issue
database" which allows you to describe a problem and later view MS's
response. Go here for more:

They won't give you a changelog, but maybe they'll explain why they made
the change that broke your code, and maybe they'll incorporate your
suggestion into the next version.

Doug Harrison
Visual C++ MVP

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