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Latest Edit Control Articles - Page 2

Transparent Edit Using a Pattern Background Brush

This article explains how to create a transparent edit control. Instead of using a NULL_BRUSH for the CtlColor message, we create a pattern brush using a chunk of bitmap from the parent window from the place where the editor is going to be shown.

MFC Extension Class CProductKey

Provides an easy way to enter IDs, PINs, product keys, or so. Also interesting for those who want to know how to embed a customized font into an application.

Masked CEdit Control

A masked edit control allows per-character masking. Also, it can be put into passworded mode. There may also be read-only text inside of the box the user can not modify.

Secure Edit Control (MFC)

Normally, you see stars (*) when you type something into an edit box that has the password flag. Unfortunately, these edit controls are not secure. By using secure edit controls, you can make your edit boxes resistant to password revealers.

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