Re: Drawing in CHtmlView

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Wed, 8 Apr 2009 09:37:13 -0500
It is not going to be easy, if possible at all. If you want to draw
something, simply do it using the html.

CHtmlView is a CFormView that has a browser window inside of it that takes
up the entire area of the CFormView (m_wndBrowser).

All the drawing is done by and in that control. You will be fighting with

In order to draw something in that window you will have to replace that
control with your own so that you can catch its WM_PAINT message. This
means that you have to create your own CHTMLView class from scratch, and
instead of using CWnd as the base for m_wndBrowser, you can use CMyWnd
derived from CWnd which can catch the WM_PAINT message and do your own
With all that said, I'm not sure if the browser control will simply paint
over what you have painted.

You might also be able to subclass the m_wndBrowser using SetWindowLong, to
change it's default window proc.


"nexolite" <> wrote in message

Please tell me how can I draw in a CHtmlView or how can I get the device
context of CHtmlView?

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