Re: SetGet control input

"RB" <NoMail@NoSpam>
Sun, 9 May 2010 22:47:32 -0400

Joseph M. Newcomer wrote:
A control is bound to a Control variable using the DDX_Control call; note that
I said I avoid DDX *except* for the DDX_Control calls. I never, ever use any
DDX control that returns a value!
Overall, I consider the whole DDX-value and DDV mechanisms to be kludges
that do not adequately address the real problems of building robust, smooth,
usable interfaces.

Hey Joe thanks for replying again. I think I have gotten much of what you
have given me. Basically don't use DDX variables for direct assignment
but it is ok for DDX_Control calls. In other words if I
// From my View header file
 enum { IDD = IDD_MyApp_FORM };
 CEdit m_EditBox;

//From my View cpp file
void CMyAppView::DoDataExchange(CDataExchange* pDX)
 DDX_Control(pDX, IDC_EditBox, m_EditBox);

//Then inside the pertinant handler
  CString rString;
 // This is the best way to Set and Get the EditBox's contents, Correct?

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