Re: Setting one modeless dialog on top of the other

 Scoots <>
Mon, 30 Jul 2007 14:11:49 -0700
I agree, it is redundant, but I'm trying to understand the problem.
To me, sibling windows should be able to go ontop of each other.

Here's the call from one window:
void CMainFrame::OnOpenProgram()
    BOOL fSuccess;


    _tcscpy(szExtension, _T("\\*.PRG"));
    SetupDLF(&vdlf, DLG_OPENDLG | DLG_NOOPEN | DLG_NOCHDIR, &vhFile,
        szExtension, _T("Open Dialog Box"), _T("Open PRG"), szHelp);

    switch(DlgFile(m_hWnd, &vdlf))
        case TDF_ERRMEM:
        case TDF_INVALID:
        case TDF_NOOPEN:
            fSuccess = FALSE;

            fSuccess = TRUE;

    if (fSuccess)
        load_prg(vdlf.szFileName, FALSE, m_hWnd);


load_prg has:

        CProgramWnd * pProgramWnd = new CProgramWnd();
        pProgramWnd->Create((CMDIFrameWnd *)AfxGetMainWnd(),
hwndOwner, ProgExecuteCommand, filename, fQuiet);

The other is opened (you might recognize this, as you're helping me
with this too):
    CPrgEditorDialog* dlg = new CPrgEditorDialog;
    dlg->ptrToMain = m_hWnd;

Both of these are launched from the same menu.

On Jul 30, 4:58 pm, "AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <A...@online.nospam> wrote:

Are you calling SetForegroundWindow from within a WM_SETFOCUS handler?
I say that would be a little redundant.

Can you post any of the releavent code?


I say it errors due to the msdn article which states:

BOOL SetForegroundWindow( );
Return Value:
Nonzero if the function is successful; otherwise 0.

so I ran this in the setfocus():
this->SetForegroundWindow(); //returns 0 (which means error)
DWORD blah = GetLastError(); //returns 0 (which means no error?)

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