Creating a Logbook

Environment: VC++


The CLogbook class is a class for implementing a logbook in an MFC application. Here's an architecture of the logbook class.

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Using the CLogbook Class

  1. Declare a LOGBOOK_INIT_INFOS structure and initialize it with the InitInfos function.
  2. Declare a LOGBOOK_INIT_FILE_INFOS structure and initialize it with the InitInfos function (only if you want to use a file logbook).
  3. Declare a LOGBOOK_INIT_GUI_INFOS structure and initialize it with the InitInfos function (only if you want to use a GUI logbook).
  4. Call the Initialize function:
    • File parameter can be NULL if no file logbook needed.
    • GUI parameter can be NULL if no GUI logbook needed.
  5. Call AttachFile function to attach a file logbook to base class.
  6. Call AttachGUI function to attach a file logbook to base class.


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  • Fields disabling

    Posted by Legacy on 09/03/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Pkun

    Good control. It is what i need.

    Can i disable date/time and text type fields? If i set an empty string to date/time format I see a tabulation in GUI component and date/time (in default format) in log file. If I set an empty string to personal text type I see a tabulation in GUI.
    I don't need these fields now. Can I disable them at all (no tabulation in GUI and in log file)?

  • dinamic Adding

    Posted by Legacy on 07/14/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: allie

    If this can add the information according to the other operation,sunch as file encypt,it will be better.

  • printing

    Posted by Legacy on 06/11/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Walter Reiser

    A fine piece of code, but to be able to print the logbook would improve it a lot ( I know this can be troublesome to code )
    With regards

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