Re: multiple digits in a combobox
You will have to handle this on your own.
Derive a class from CComboBox, catch WM_CHAR and WM_TIMER messages.
Add CString m_Str; to the class decleration.
void LSComboBox::OnChar(UINT nChar, UINT nRepCnt, UINT nFlags)
m_Str += CString((TCHAR)nChar);
//clear the string after 2 seconds
void LSComboBox::OnTimer(UINT nIDEvent)
if (nIDEvent == 200)
<email@example.com> wrote in message
i have an mfc CCombobox, which is populated with numeric data. For
i would like to user to be able to type 14 and have 14 selected.
Currently when the user types 1 the box selects 10 and then when they
type the 4, the 4 is selected. I currently have the object type set
to Drop List. If I change to Drop Down, then 14 can be selected as
described, but I dont want the user to be able to enter any numbers
that arent in the list. For example, if they were to try to type 13,
i want it to stay on 10.
any ideas? are there any custom comboboxes that already do this?
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