Re: Getting view in the document class

David Wilkinson <>
Wed, 27 Jun 2007 18:40:10 -0500
Eric Lilja wrote:

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 OnNewDocument:


   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);

   return TRUE;

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.


The document should not know about the views. When the document changes
it should call UpdateAllViews(), and each view should update itself from
the document.

Why do you have multiple views anyway?

David Wilkinson
Visual C++ MVP

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