Re: Adding a Keyboard Interface to a DialogBox???

"Peter Olcott" <>
Mon, 19 Mar 2007 12:20:46 -0500
"Joseph M. Newcomer" <> wrote in message

To the dialog box, or a control in the dialog box?

For a control, you can subclass it and use GetDlgCode to return the code to
make all keys

You should be able to handle WM_KEYDOWN in the dialog class itself.

// Here is the code that I settled on:

BOOL MultiFontDialog::PreTranslateMessage(MSG* pMsg)
  if (pMsg->message != WM_KEYDOWN)
    return CDialog::PreTranslateMessage(pMsg);
  if (pMsg->wParam == VK_INSERT) {
    return TRUE;
  else if (pMsg->wParam == VK_DELETE) {
    return TRUE;
  return CDialog::PreTranslateMessage(pMsg);

On Thu, 15 Mar 2007 15:56:40 -0500, "Peter Olcott" <>

I want to add a keyboard interface to a DialogBox. In particular I want to
actions based on the <INS> or <DEL> key. Does anyone know how to do this?

Joseph M. Newcomer [MVP]
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