Re: Please help: trying to capture Enter Key in ComboBox within ToolBar
What kind of combobox is it? Simple/DorpDown/DropList? Is your
SubclassWindow call getting hit?
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
I have an SDI application with a toolbar (rebar) that contains a
combobox. I need to capture key events (particularly the enter key)
in that combobox. I have followed the MFCIE example from microsoft.
I have also read that in order to capture keypress events in the
combobox, you must dynamically subclass the edit control inside of the
combobox using the OnCtlColor event handler. I have done so like
HBRUSH MyCombo::OnCtlColor(CDC* pDC, CWnd* pWnd, UINT nCtlColor )
if (nCtlColor == CTLCOLOR_EDIT)
if (m_xEdit.GetSafeHwnd() == NULL)
HBRUSH hbr = CComboBoxEx::OnCtlColor(pDC, pWnd, nCtlColor);
The call to SubclassWindow returns "1" which is supposed to be a
success. m_xEdit is my derived Edit Control (CComboEdit) which has
handlers for the key events:
void CComboEdit::OnKeyDown(UINT nChar, UINT nRepCnt, UINT nFlags)
void CComboEdit::OnChar(UINT nChar, UINT nRepCnt, UINT nFlags)
None of these keypress event handlers is ever hit. Am I missing
something with the dynamic subclassing? I have never done that
before, but it seemed pretty straightforward.
Please help, I've been stuck on this a while.
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