Color Listbox

I needed a listbox showing colors and text strings for a legend. When I didn't find any, I decided to create my own, based on Color Picker Combo Box (3) by James R. Twine.

It has the same functionality, except it is based on a CListbox instead of a CCombobox.

To use it: Define a Listbox on a dialog. Set the properties to owner-draw, with strings, and create a member variable of control type for it. Then replace the CListbox type with CColorListbox.

// in dialog.h
//{{AFX_DATA(CMyDlg)
enum { IDD = IDD_MY_DIALOG };
CColorListBox	m_ctrList1;
//}}AFX_DATA

Downloads

Download source - 4 Kb



Comments

  • Owner Draw, ok. But... which one?

    Posted by Nelek on 07/24/2006 07:19am

    Hi, IB4m using Visual C++ 6.0 and IB4m going to use your CColorListBox. I have seen that there are different options to select in "Owner-Draw": None, Fixed and Variable. Which one should we use? Fixed or Variable?

    Reply
  • "ami.h"

    Posted by Legacy on 02/06/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Rong Yao

    Nice job! But where is "ami.h"?

    Reply
  • Subclass a listbox

    Posted by Legacy on 11/13/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: SamZheng

    Could someone explain how to subclass a listbox, so I can fill different background colors for each item in the list?
    Thanks.

    Reply
  • Why list box can not selected?

    Posted by Legacy on 04/30/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Guo zanhua

    When i use CreateWindow() create a listbox,
    and i am sure the create style is single selection,
    but i can not select any of item in the list box
    control.

    Reply
Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Bonita BPM 7 is here! And for you, an in-depth tour of its innovation. In this webinar, we'll guide you through the brand-new features of this release and demonstrate them live. You will: Discover how business application implementation and maintenance is now even easier, with decoupling of process logic, business data and user interface Learn how to create "living applications" for business processes which present business data in custom views We recommend that you watch the half-hour recording of our …

  • An organization's ability to identify, assess and resolve technical issues is critical to business success. Developer, operations and IT teams must be able to collect and analyze data in real-time if they which to resolve issues quickly without creating additional problems. This article introduces the idea of real-time analytics and demonstrates how log data from different layers of the system and application stack can enable real-time analytics and response.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date