Re: Simple Drag-Drop question

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Thu, 14 Jun 2007 10:51:28 -0500
You will have to handle the starting of the drag operation, and when you
detect that the user wants to drag something you have to create a
COleDataSource and attach the data in CF_TEXT format to it and then call
it's DoDragDrop method.

See this for an example:

Take a look at the OnMouseMove message, that's where everything happens.
This example doesn't use CF_TEXT but you can replace: (CEdit will only
except CF_TEXT format)


"Scoots" <> wrote in message

Hi, I tried searching here, msdn, and the web and I've come across
some conflicting information as to what I should use to do this:

I'm trying to allow the user to drag a listbox element to the location
where they let up on the cursor within a richedit box (Vc++ 6). I
already have a double-click inserting the information where the cursor
is, but I'd like to have the drag-drop to eliminate the need to
preposition the cursor. However, in searching, I found conflicting
reports on whether to use OLE, doDrag, or even the CWnd base class for
the operation!

I know you've seen this question before, but I figured you all might
be able to point me in the right direction or tell me which one I
should use to accomplish this.


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