Re: CRichEditView doublt

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Thu, 31 Jul 2008 10:11:58 -0500
All you have to do is return a white brush from CtlColor.

HBRUSH CEditViewEx::CtlColor(CDC * pDC, UINT nCtlColor)
    return (HBRUSH)GetStockObject(WHITE_BRUSH);


<> wrote in message
Thanks for the reply I was able to make it work with CEditView...
But the only problem that I face is changing the background color to
white as I set readonly property the
background color is grayed out

I do the following to set background color

HBRUSH CEditViewEx::CtlColor(CDC* pDC, UINT nCtlColor)
// TODO: Change any attributes of the DC here

// TODO: Return a non-NULL brush if the parent's handler should not
be called
CBrush brush;
brush.CreateSolidBrush(RGB(255, 255,255));
pDC->SetBkColor(RGB( 255, 255, 255 ));

return static_cast<HBRUSH>(brush.GetSafeHandle());

Background color appears only to text region and the rest of the
unused view region remains still grey

Am I doing something wrong here

On Jul 29, 8:07 pm, Joseph M. Newcomer <> wrote:

GetDocument() returns a *pointer* to a CDocument class, and in fact in the
default case
the GetDocument() method already casts it to a pointer of the correct

There is no such thing as a *handle* to a CDocument.

On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 06:57:54 -0700 (PDT), ""

HI All ,

Is it possible to get the handle of CDocument in OnInitialUpdate() in
a view derived from CRichEditView ????

I get a debug assertion ....

Joseph M. Newcomer [MVP]
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