Re: TabControl vs CPropertySheet & CPropertyPage

"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Thu, 27 May 2010 23:03:38 -0400
"JCO" <> wrote in message

I'd like an opinion as to what is most popular or easier to do. I have an
application that needs modification. I will take the main display and put
it into a TabControl or on a CPropertyPage so that the person can select
up to 3 tabs to allow 3-different types of entries before my application
crunches the output.

I'm trying to decide if I should use CPropertyPage & CPropertySheets
method or the Tab Control (OCX). I've worked with the first option before
and I now have an example of the second option. What's your thoughts as
to the advantages or disadvantages of these two methods.

Thanks in advance.

With CPropertyPage/CPropertySheet you get a dialog that is filled with a tab
control. If that is what you want then using these classes is way easier
than working with the tab control itself.

You need to work with the tab control directly only if you need it to be a
part of a larger window. In that case, you pretty much have to reimplement
CPropertyPage to make the pages on the tab control.

Scott McPhillips [VC++ MVP]

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