Re: Modeless dialogs activation
1. GetDesktopWindow. Another solution is to have a hidden main window, and
make everyone the child of that window. It will give the exact same
2. Have you tried WM_ACTIVATE (OnActivate)?
"Tage Korsdal Nielsen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
I have a CPropertyPage derivative CConsoleMgr with a tree control,
containing a list of some remote devices. When the user double clicks at
certain nodes I want a "pop-up" CDialog derivative (CRemTermPage) with a
console window for the remote device the user selected.
I have the dialog and the selections mechanism working. The console
dialogs are started from the CConsoleMgr class. There can be many
My problems is the child dialogs of the CConsoleMgr:
1) Z-Order: From earlier posts I have read, that a way to bypass Z-order
rules of child dialogs, is to use the desktop as parent. How do I get a
CWnd handle to the desktop to pass to the CDialog->Create?
2) Whenever the user switches between I need an event in the newly
selected dialog, to set up the data path to the right remote device. I
have tried capturing WM_SETFOCUS and WM_SHOWWINDOW without success. So
which message will arrive at the dialog _each_ time it gets focus?
Thx in adv.
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