Re: How to do buttons of toolbar adjust their positions after addition of a combo-box

"Victor" <>
Mon, 8 Sep 2008 22:19:09 +0200
Did you try to call RecalcLayout?


"Barbatruc" <sans@merci> wrote in message

In article <eiZl33bEJHA.4504@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl>, "Scott McPhillips
[MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp> says...

There is a standard technique for inserting a control, such as a combo
into a toolbar. What you do is insert a separator into the toolbar
the resource editor, just slide the botton to the right a bit) where the
control will go. A separator is just a small gap between the buttons.
in code you can increase the width of the separator to make a wide enough
gap for the control. That is what the code in the link above is doing:
calls CToolbar::SetButtonInfo to widen the separator. With this
all of the buttons to the right of the gap are automatically positioned.

Yes, Scott, thanks, but I believe it's what I already do during creation
of the toolbar : I modify the place holder button to be a
TBBS_SEPARATOR, then I create the combo-box at this place.

Here is the scrubbed code of my concerned function :

int CMyBar::OnCreate(LPCREATESTRUCT lpCreateStruct)
if (CToolBar::OnCreate(lpCreateStruct) == -1)
return -1;

if (!LoadToolBar(IDR_MYBAR))
return -1;

CRect rc;
SetButtonInfo(0, ID_COMBO, TBBS_SEPARATOR, 190);
GetItemRect(0, &rc);
rc. bottom = + 200;
return 0;

And with this, the combo is at left side as foreseed, but the next
button at its right is invisible, because overlapped.

What's wrong in my code above ?

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