Learn about a set of control-derived classes for a colorful presentation by using XP-styled hottracked controls with themed gradient buttons.
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Add extra features to the MFC Grid Control so that the user can format the cells as in a spreadsheet program.
A way to control all the Controls on a form view or on a dialog--resize the controls, move them, or hide them. This method works even if they are already subclassed.
Roger looks at adding behaviour to classes and examines various techniques. Along the way he encounters a strange compiler bug and has to work around it.
Via the addition of sizing capabilities to the dialog and property pages classes, Roger illustrates how to add behaviour to your classes.
Roger combines everything we've learned up to this point to create a generic custom-draw mechanism for all MFC custom control classes.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
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