Re: How to force uppercase in a CListCtrl

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Mon, 24 Mar 2008 12:51:01 -0700
Thanks for the information AliR. The code you posted is somewhat similar to
where I was at at one point along the way, but I simplified it down because
this is a very simple implementation with two columns: one fixed, one
editable. As far as this grid is concerned, I don't ever see there being
multiple editable columns. However, this is def good knowledge to have for
the future in case a similar situation ever arises. Thanks again for the help.

-- Matt

"AliR (VC++ MVP)" wrote:

Like Tom pointed out the solution that you have posted will make everything
typed upper case, and might be ok in your case.

The correct solution is to catch the LVN_BEGINLABELEDIT message of the list
control and change the style of the edit control.

class CMyListCtrl : public CListCtrl

 CMyListCtrl() {}
 virtual ~CMyListCtrl() {}

 afx_msg void OnLvnBeginlabeledit(NMHDR *pNMHDR, LRESULT *pResult);

// CMyListCtrl



void CMyListCtrl::OnLvnBeginlabeledit(NMHDR *pNMHDR, LRESULT *pResult)
 NMLVDISPINFO *pDispInfo = reinterpret_cast<NMLVDISPINFO*>(pNMHDR);

 CEdit *pEdit = GetEditControl();

 *pResult = 0;

That way you can control this if they are editing a different column or item
that does not need to be all upper case.


"Tom Serface" <> wrote in message

That's great that you got it working. This is going to make everything
uppercase. Is that what you wanted? If so, good stuff! Thanks for
posting the final solution. It's always interesting to have threads


"Matt Jacobi" <> wrote in message


Thanks for your help. By looking at the source code of the edit control
pointed me to, plus some further Googling based on what I saw there, I
able to come up with a solution. All I had to do was override one
function in
my class.

Here is what I came up with:

BOOL SerialNumberList::PreTranslateMessage(MSG* pMsg) {
   if (pMsg->message == WM_CHAR) {
       pMsg->wParam = toupper(pMsg->wParam);
   return CListCtrl::PreTranslateMessage(pMsg);

Thanks again for your help!
-- Matt

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