Re: CRichEditCtrl - Changing fonts etc programatically

From:
"AliR" <AliR@online.nospam>
Newsgroups:
microsoft.public.vc.mfc
Date:
Tue, 2 May 2006 11:07:49 -0500
Message-ID:
<44578401$0$14904$a8266bb1@reader.corenews.com>
It can be done, but without using the RichEdit control, you will have to
learn alot about how RTF works.

I know this much, RTF has a font table at the top of the buffer, and then
everytime it needs to switch fonts it puts the tag \fn in front of the text,
the n is the index into the font table \f0 \f1 \f2.

something like this
{\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0\deflang1033{\fonttbl{\f0\fswiss\fcharset0
Arial;}{\f1\fswiss\fcharset0 Arial Black;}}
{\colortbl ;\red0\green0\blue0;}
\viewkind4\uc1\pard\cf1\f0\fs20 This is a test this is only a \f1test if
this was an actual \f0emergancy then it would not be a test\cf0\par
}

Wouldn't it be easier to create a hidden CRichEditCtrl and so you formating
in that?

AliR.

"wdhough" <wdhough@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:89562921-86FA-426A-B962-F069B1BF93AC@microsoft.com...

Couldnt agree with you more AliR.

To change font in a CRichEditCtrl, i need to select the relevant and then
use SetSelectionCharFormat.

Which seems to need a window. How do you change the font for this without
having to select the text etc. I dont know how to do it, thats the

problem

Will

"AliR" wrote:

Hi Will,

Would there be a way to do this without
itteratting the control selecting and setting as i go


The day that happens will be the day that us programmers are no longer
needed (The day that you would just think what you want to do, and the
computer would do it).

If you want to change the font on everyother line, then you will have to
change the font for everyother line. Depending on what you really want

to

do, this could have a simple solution or a very hard solution.

What is it exactly that you want to do?

AliR.

"wdhough" <wdhough@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:FEF3FEE9-05FC-4399-8775-1C4032456A08@microsoft.com...

I have a window that has a CRichEditCtrl in it, my text is in here and

there

are font bars etc so that you can change the size and font of text.

All i have to do to change this text is the following

CHARFORMAT2 cf;

//imagine i do some setting of cf here.

my_cntrl.SetSel(0,-1);

my_cntrl.SetSelectionCharFormat(cf);

and this will change the font of my text etc,

My question is, is there another way to do this, without displaying
anything? I almost want to say programmatically, so say i could have
everyother line a different font. Would there be a way to do this

without

itteratting the control selecting and setting as i go

Many thanks

Will

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