Write to status bar using sprintf syntax


#include < stdarg.h >

// StatusBarMessage() - Writes to status bar using sprintf syntax.
//
// Author: Keith Rule -- keithr@europa.com
//
// Copyright (c) 1995-1996, Keith Rule
// May be freely used provided this comment
// is included with the source and all derived
// versions of this source.
void StatusBarMessage(char* fmt, ...)
{
	if (AfxGetApp() != NULL && AfxGetApp()->m_pMainWnd != NULL) {
		char buffer[256];
		CStatusBar* pStatus = (CStatusBar*) 
			AfxGetApp()->m_pMainWnd->GetDescendantWindow(AFX_IDW_STATUS_BAR);
		va_list argptr;
		va_start(argptr, fmt);
		vsprintf(buffer, fmt, argptr);
		va_end(argptr);
		if (pStatus != NULL) {
			pStatus->SetPaneText(0, buffer);
			pStatus->UpdateWindow();
		}
	}
}



Comments

  • HomePage

    Posted by Legacy on 03/02/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: amit

    See My Statusbar

    Reply
  • Im New How Do I Use that code?

    Posted by Legacy on 08/31/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: RYan Zimmerman

    How Would I call that code up? Im very new. I have programmed in C++ long long time ago though.

    Reply
  • Update Version II

    Posted by Legacy on 06/26/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: V�ctor Carre�o

    Use this code
    
    

    void StatusBarMessage ( int nPanel, LPCTSTR pszFmt, ... )
    {
    TCHAR pszBuffer[1001];
    va_list argptr;

    va_start( argptr, pszFmt );

    int cch = _vsntprintf( pszBuffer,
    sizeof( pszBuffer )/sizeof( TCHAR ),
    pszFmt,
    argptr );
    va_end(argptr);

    if ( cch == -1 )
    {
    return;
    }

    if (AfxGetApp() != NULL && AfxGetApp()->m_pMainWnd != NULL)
    {
    CStatusBar* pStatus = (CStatusBar*)AfxGetApp()->m_pMainWnd->GetDescendantWindow(AFX_IDW_STATUS_BAR);

    if (pStatus != NULL)
    {
    pStatus->SetPaneText ( nPanel, pszBuffer );
    pStatus->UpdateWindow();
    }
    }
    }

    Reply
  • updated version

    Posted by Legacy on 04/15/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Jeff Miller


    Here's what worked for me.

    void CMainFrame::StatusBarMessage(
    LPCTSTR pszFmt,
    ...
    )
    {
    TCHAR pszBuffer[256];

    va_list argptr;
    va_start( argptr, pszFmt );

    int cch = _vsntprintf( pszBuffer,
    sizeof( pszBuffer )/sizeof( TCHAR ),
    pszFmt,
    argptr );

    va_end(argptr);

    if ( cch == -1 )
    {
    return;
    }

    m_wndStatusBar.SetPaneText( 0, pszBuffer );
    m_wndStatusBar.UpdateWindow();
    }

    Reply
  • You must have javascript enabled in order to post comments.

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

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • On-demand Event Event Date: September 10, 2014 Modern mobile applications connect systems-of-engagement (mobile apps) with systems-of-record (traditional IT) to deliver new and innovative business value. But the lifecycle for development of mobile apps is also new and different. Emerging trends in mobile development call for faster delivery of incremental features, coupled with feedback from the users of the app "in the wild." This loop of continuous delivery and continuous feedback is how the best mobile …

  • Webinar on September 23, 2014, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT Mobile commerce presents an array of opportunities for any business -- from connecting with your customers through mobile apps to enriching operations with mobile enterprise solutions. Join guest speaker, Michael Facemire, Forrester Research, Inc. Principal Analyst, as he discusses the new demands of mobile engagement and how application program interfaces (APIs) play a crucial role. Check out this upcoming webinar to learn about the new set of …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

Latest Developer Headlines

RSS Feeds