Re: How to dock the second and third toolbars to the right corner of the first toolbar using mfc or win32?

From:
"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Newsgroups:
microsoft.public.vc.mfc
Date:
Thu, 22 May 2008 09:14:34 -0500
Message-ID:
<JcfZj.1664$mh5.48@nlpi067.nbdc.sbc.com>
It worked just fine when I tried it like this:

int CMainFrame::OnCreate(LPCREATESTRUCT lpCreateStruct)
{
   if (CMDIFrameWnd::OnCreate(lpCreateStruct) == -1)
      return -1;

   if (!m_wndToolBar.CreateEx(this, TBSTYLE_FLAT, WS_CHILD | WS_VISIBLE |
CBRS_TOP
      | CBRS_GRIPPER | CBRS_TOOLTIPS | CBRS_FLYBY | CBRS_SIZE_DYNAMIC) ||
      !m_wndToolBar.LoadToolBar(IDR_MAINFRAME))
   {
      TRACE0("Failed to create toolbar\n");
      return -1; // fail to create
   }

   if (!m_wndToolBar2.CreateEx(this, TBSTYLE_FLAT, WS_CHILD | WS_VISIBLE |
CBRS_TOP
      | CBRS_GRIPPER | CBRS_TOOLTIPS | CBRS_FLYBY | CBRS_SIZE_DYNAMIC) ||
      !m_wndToolBar2.LoadToolBar(IDR_MAINFRAME2))
   {
      TRACE0("Failed to create toolbar\n");
      return -2; // fail to create
   }

   if (!m_wndToolBar3.CreateEx(this, TBSTYLE_FLAT, WS_CHILD | WS_VISIBLE |
CBRS_TOP
      | CBRS_GRIPPER | CBRS_TOOLTIPS | CBRS_FLYBY | CBRS_SIZE_DYNAMIC) ||
      !m_wndToolBar3.LoadToolBar(IDR_TOOLBAR1))
   {
      TRACE0("Failed to create toolbar\n");
      return -2; // fail to create
   }

   if (!m_wndStatusBar.Create(this) ||
      !m_wndStatusBar.SetIndicators(indicators,
      sizeof(indicators)/sizeof(UINT)))
   {
      TRACE0("Failed to create status bar\n");
      return -1; // fail to create
   }

   m_wndToolBar.EnableDocking(CBRS_ALIGN_ANY);
   m_wndToolBar2.EnableDocking(CBRS_ALIGN_ANY);
   m_wndToolBar3.EnableDocking(CBRS_ALIGN_ANY);
   EnableDocking(CBRS_ALIGN_ANY);
   DockControlBar(&m_wndToolBar);
   DockControlBar(&m_wndToolBar2);
   DockControlBarLeftOf(&m_wndToolBar3,&m_wndToolBar2);
   return 0;
}

void CMainFrame::DockControlBarLeftOf(CToolBar* Bar, CToolBar* LeftOf)
{
   CRect rect;
   DWORD dw;
   UINT n;

   // get MFC to adjust the dimensions of all docked ToolBars
   // so that GetWindowRect will be accurate
   RecalcLayout(TRUE);

   LeftOf->GetWindowRect(&rect);
   rect.OffsetRect(1,0);
   dw=LeftOf->GetBarStyle();
   n = 0;
   n = (dw&CBRS_ALIGN_TOP) ? AFX_IDW_DOCKBAR_TOP : n;
   n = (dw&CBRS_ALIGN_BOTTOM && n==0) ? AFX_IDW_DOCKBAR_BOTTOM : n;
   n = (dw&CBRS_ALIGN_LEFT && n==0) ? AFX_IDW_DOCKBAR_LEFT : n;
   n = (dw&CBRS_ALIGN_RIGHT && n==0) ? AFX_IDW_DOCKBAR_RIGHT : n;

   // When we take the default parameters on rect, DockControlBar will dock
   // each Toolbar on a seperate line. By calculating a rectangle, we
   // are simulating a Toolbar being dragged to that location and docked.
   DockControlBar(Bar,n,&rect);
}

Here is where got the DockControlBarLeftOf
http://www.codeproject.com/KB/toolbars/toolbar_docking.aspx

AliR.

<rshoba@gmail.com> wrote in message
news:3939094e-87b9-4133-890d-78546dd45628@y22g2000prd.googlegroups.com...

Hi,

I have created a main toolbar, and two more toolbars. All three are
aligned at TOP, one below the other. I use DockControlBar to dock
them.

 m_ToolBar1.EnableDocking(CBRS_ALIGN_TOP|CBRS_ALIGN_BOTTOM);
 m_ToolBar2.EnableDocking(CBRS_ALIGN_TOP|CBRS_ALIGN_BOTTOM);
 m_ToolBar3.EnableDocking(CBRS_ALIGN_TOP|CBRS_ALIGN_BOTTOM);

 EnableDocking(CBRS_ALIGN_ANY);

 DockControlBar(&m_ToolBar1);
 DockControlBar(&m_ToolBar2);
 DockControlBar(&m_ToolBar3);

It was all fine till this point. The problem comes next.

Now, I need to have them all in a single line. It should look
something like this.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
|
m_ToolBar1|
|m_ToolBar2|m_ToolBar3|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I tried a lot to bring the toolbars in these positions, but in vain. I
googled a lot and found DockControlBarLeftOf ()sample present in MSDN.
But that too is not serving my purpose, as I need to dock the second
and third toolbars in the top right corner of the First toolbar and
most importantly, the second and third toolbars should be a dockable
ones. So, just cannot use DockControlBarLeftOf().

I would extremly appreciate it, if someone could shed some light on
it, as I tried many many possiblities and found nothing working.

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