Re: Send message issue

"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Fri, 02 Jun 2006 19:09:41 -0400
<ePoZBnphGHA.2340@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl> wrote:

Even though I use SendMessage I get an error-

SendMessageA does not take 4 parameters.

1>c:\\samples\\cml\mylistctrl.cpp(92) : error C2660:
'CWnd::SendMessageA' : function does not take 4 arguments

The code was

void CMyListCtrlOne::OnNMClick(NMHDR *pNMHDR, LRESULT *pResult)
//CFrameWnd * pFrame = (CFrameWnd *)(AfxGetApp()->m_pMainWnd);
    //now get the view from that
//CCView *mv = (CCView*)pFrame->GetActiveView();


Why this happens and what is the way to correct this

When you call SendMessage from inside a CWnd-derived class the compiler
assumes you mean to call CWnd::SendMessage, which takes 3 parameters.

When you call SendMessage from a non-CWnd class (CDocument) the compiler
assumes you mean to call the 4-parameter SendMessage API. But you are
calling it incorrectly: its first parameter must be an HWND.

Use CWnd::SendMessage in both cases:



Scott McPhillips [VC++ MVP]

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