Re: Child Window Creation

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Tue, 5 May 2009 15:07:58 -0500
Since WM_PAINT is getting called before my posted message when DDX_Control
is used, I'm going with the flag solution for now.

Unless someone can come up with a better solution.


"AliR (VC++ MVP)" <AliR@online.nospam> wrote in message

Hi Everyone,

First of all don't laugh, at least try not to.

I have a CWnd derived class, which gets created using Create method and in
some places gets subclassed using DDX_Control.

Now this CWnd derived class needs to create some child controls of its

Where would you create these child controls?

If I do it in PreSubclassWindow, it will only work correctly when the
control is subclassed using DDX_Control, and will break when it is created
with Create, since the window is not created yet, and there is no HWND.

If I do it in OnCreate, then it will work for windows that are dynamically
created using Create, but not for subclassed ones, since it will never get

P.S. this question should get my MVP revoked.

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