Last week I had to create a toolbar on a dialog. I have never done this
before and I was in too much of a hurry to want to figure it all out for myself. I
turned to the code guru for help. I did find a lot of good information, but what I
really needed was a no frills, straight forward example. Often I see other people
searching for a basic example of a toolbar on a dialog in the discussion board. The
attached source is a simple, straight forward example. The source is complete, just
open the dsp and compile.
The code is documented. These steps show how how I created the application and
non code pieces.
the styles tab. I will use the default name IDC_BUTTON1. Resize the button to
the approximate size you want the tool bar.
ID_BUTTON2 … ID_BUTTON_5. The name of our example toolbar is
(Go to the resource tab and right click on the top folder to add a tool
Change the height to 30 and the width to 40.
class will manage the owner drawn button and the messages from the toolbar.
This is just a how to sample. It is not UNICODE. I maintain no rights or
restrictions on the code. This example is not better or even as good as some of the
dialogs other people have submitted. I do believe it is about as simple as possible.
Date Last Updated: April 3, 1999