Re: MFC and threads

"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Tue, 03 Apr 2007 14:47:53 -0400
one-trick-pony wrote:
 > void DUMMY::OnResume()
 > {
 > // TODO: Add your control notification handler code here
 > CMainGuiDlg dlg; << Primary window which launched Dummy
 > dialog Window- i create this data type so i can acess its member
 > variables, namely, pause and hEvent

Your problem is here, and has nothing to do with MFC, threads, events,
etc. It is a fundamental problem with your not understanding the
differences between a class and an object in C++. Do not pass Go, do
not collect $200!

This "dlg" above is NOT the primary window which launched the Dummy
dialog! It is new object, of type CMainGuiDlg, that does not contain
any initialized variables. Its member variables actually contain junk.

The member variables that you are trying to access are in the original
CMainGuiDlg object. To access them you have to access that already
existing object. In the case of a main window MFC provides a handy way:

CMainGuiDlg* pMain = (CMainGuiDlg*)AfxGetMainWnd();

Scott McPhillips [VC++ MVP]

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