Toolbar and Statusbar on Dialog

Environment: VC6 , Windows 98

This is an example of creating a Toolbar and Statusbar on a Dialog Window. I came across some project (I cannot remember by whom) and thought of developing a more Windows-like project.

Code for Creation of Toolbar

  m_pImageList = new CImageList;


  m_ToolBar = new CToolBarCtrl;
    CRect(0,0,0,0), this, 0);

  tb.iBitmap = 0;
  tb.iString = NULL;
  tb.fsState = TBSTATE_ENABLED;
  tb.fsStyle = TBSTYLE_BUTTON;
  tb.idCommand = ID_HELP_ABOUT;

  m_ToolBar->AddButtons(1, &tb);
  tb.iBitmap = 1;
  tb.idCommand = ID_BOLD;
  m_ToolBar->AddButtons(1, &tb);
  tb.iBitmap = 2;
  tb.idCommand = ID_DRAWING;
  m_ToolBar->AddButtons(1, &tb);

  tb1.fsStyle = TBSTYLE_SEP;
  m_ToolBar->AddButtons(1, &tb1);

  tb.iBitmap = 3;
  tb.idCommand = ID_STRIKEOUT;
  tb.iString = NULL;
  m_ToolBar->AddButtons(1, &tb);

Code for Creation of Statusbar

  m_StatusBar = new CStatusBarCtrl;
    CRect(0,0,0,0), this, 0);

  int strPartDim[4]= {180, 260, 340, -1};
  m_StatusBar->SetParts(4, strPartDim);

  m_StatusBar->SetText(_T("Dialog / StatusBar / Toolbar"),0,0);
  m_StatusBar->SetText(_T("Example"), 1, 0);

  CString string;
  m_StatusBar->SetText(string, 3 ,SBT_NOBORDERS   );


Download demo project - 22 Kb


  • Article not found

    Posted by r-gimilio on 02/11/2007 01:50pm

    No download available for demo project.

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    Posted by barretto_vn on 03/15/2005 08:46am

    for updates to this and more of my articles go to Barretto VN

  • Pop-up and messages in the status bar first pane

    Posted by Legacy on 11/30/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Raymond Gimilio

    The example given works fine. But now, we need to make the systems displays string table messages and popups when setting the mouse pointer on a push button or a menu item.

    What is the entry of the labyrinth for ? Were can we go to find an example. We were workin some weeks on the MSDN sample Dlgbcr32 who is rather complicated.

  • move windowsize?

    Posted by Legacy on 04/15/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Nico Gr�ner

    ok that is good away nevertheless which is if I means windows in the size of other one would like?  Is there for it also a solution?

    MfG Nico

  • But this toolbar can't attach any aside, how to?

    Posted by Legacy on 10/10/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: xyx

    But this toolbar can't attach any aside, how to?

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