Internet mail look

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Having an Internet Mail look can be a bit hard to handle, but it could be quite rewarding .

This MFC42 code shows you how to provide this look in your apps.

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The trick is to create a splitter window using another's handle. You can add any view you wish depending on the nature of your app. The image above shows a TreeView, RichView, and a FormView.

BOOL CMainFrame::OnCreateClient(LPCREATESTRUCT lpcs, CCreateContext* pContext) 
{
	if(!m_splitterWnd1.CreateStatic(this, 1,2) ||
	   !m_splitterWnd1.CreateView(0, 0, RUNTIME_CLASS(CSplitterView), CSize(100,0), pContext) ||
	   !m_splitterWnd2.CreateStatic(&m_splitterWnd1, 2, 1, WS_CHILD | WS_VISIBLE, m_splitterWnd1.IdFromRowCol(0,1)) ||
	   !m_splitterWnd2.CreateView(0, 0, RUNTIME_CLASS(CMFormView), CSize(0, 355),pContext) ||
	   !m_splitterWnd2.CreateView(1, 0, RUNTIME_CLASS(CMRichView), CSize(0, 0),pContext))
		{
			return FALSE;
		}		
	return TRUE;
}

Download Source Code and Example (41 Kb)

Last updated: 21 June 1998



Comments

  • Nice effort

    Posted by Legacy on 05/08/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Elango C

    I just downloaded the code for the above GUI It looks nice and its a good effort by author.

    Reply
  • How can I changed the number of panels dynamically ?

    Posted by Legacy on 05/26/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: L.Jin

    I have to change the panels' number of a CSplitterWnd object, would you please give me a sample about that ?

    Reply
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