Re: Getting view in the document class
What you did here works so long as you know you only have one view. You can
always access the document from the view or you could send a message to the
views using UpdateAllViews() and have the View update the document
information for you.
"Eric Lilja" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
I'm writing a simpliefied "Game of Life" to teach myself MFC and get
experience in using MSVC++ 8.0. Anyway, it's SDI/DocView-type program. The
document class creates a tile matrix that represents the game board. Each
tile must know about the view where it's located. I'm doing this in my
static POSITION pos = GetFirstViewPosition();
/* GetNextView() take a non-const reference to a POSITION so we can't
use nested calls... */
static MyView *view = dynamic_cast<MyView *>(GetNextView(pos));
tile_matrix_ = new TileMatrix(view, num_rows, num_cols);
My question is simply: Is this the proper way to obtain a pointer to view
from inside the document class? As I said above, this is an SDI
application so there will always be only one view at any given time.
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