dcsimg

Serializing to / from a text file

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps



To serialize the tree view control override the Serialize() function. The Serialize() function is a virtual function defined in Cobject.

In the code below we save the outline to a text file and can read it back from a text file. When saving the outline to the archive, tabs are used to indent the item text. Again, when reading back, tabs are used to determine the level that the newly read item should be placed at.
 

void CTreeCtrlX::Serialize(CArchive& ar) 
{
	if (ar.IsStoring())
	{	
		// storing code
		HTREEITEM hti = GetRootItem();
		while( hti )
		{
			int indent = GetIndentLevel( hti );
			while( indent-- )
				ar.WriteString( "\t" );
			ar.WriteString( GetItemText( hti ) + "\r\n");
			hti = GetNextItem( hti );
		}
		
	}
	else
	{	
		// loading code
		CString sLine;
		if( !ar.ReadString( sLine ) )
			return;

		HTREEITEM hti = NULL;
		int indent, baseindent = 0;
		while( sLine[baseindent] == '\t' )
			baseindent++;
		do
		{
			if( sLine.GetLength() == 0 )
				continue;
			for( indent = 0; sLine[indent] == '\t'; indent++ )
				;		// We don't need a body
			sLine = sLine.Right( sLine.GetLength() - indent );
			indent -= baseindent;

			HTREEITEM parent;
			int previndent = GetIndentLevel( hti );
			if( indent ==  previndent)
				parent = GetParentItem( hti );
			else if( indent > previndent )
				parent = hti;
			else
			{
				int nLevelsUp = previndent - indent;
				parent = GetParentItem( hti );
				while( nLevelsUp-- )
					parent = GetParentItem( parent );
			}
			hti = InsertItem( sLine, parent ? parent : TVI_ROOT, TVI_LAST );
		}while( ar.ReadString( sLine ) );

	}
}



int CTreeCtrlX::GetIndentLevel( HTREEITEM hItem )
{
	int iIndent = 0;

	while( (hItem = GetParentItem( hItem )) != NULL )
		iIndent++;
	return iIndent;
}


// GetNextItem	- Get next item as if outline was completely expanded
// Returns		- The item immediately below the reference item
// hItem		- The reference item
HTREEITEM CTreeCtrlX::GetNextItem( HTREEITEM hItem )
{
	HTREEITEM	hti;

	if( ItemHasChildren( hItem ) )
		return GetChildItem( hItem );		// return first child
	else{
		// return next sibling item
		// Go up the tree to find a parent's sibling if needed.
		while( (hti = GetNextSiblingItem( hItem )) == NULL ){
			if( (hItem = GetParentItem( hItem ) ) == NULL )
				return NULL;
		}
	}
	return hti;
}

 



Comments

  • 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

  • Discover the best practices from HPE’s IT Advisory Consulting Services for migrating and transforming applications in Hybrid IT by capitalizing on innovative platforms, modern application architectures, agile development tools and proven methodologies. There are a number of challenges our customers face when migrating and transforming applications for a Hybrid IT environment. This guide provide proven strategies and application approaches that can help them understand and reduce risks and complexity.

  • CEOs, CIOs, boards and shareholders are demanding digital transformation. They want their organizations to be more customer-focused, competitive and strategic to increase revenue. Data drives all of those aspects. A great first step in optimizing data use is moving data to the cloud. It can quickly show benefits. Here are six aspects of a cloud data management strategy that will help your organization more fully move, manage and use valuable data to successfully support digital transformation.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date
×
We have made updates to our Privacy Policy to reflect the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation.