Re: [Win32] Dialogification

From: Aaron Throckmorton (throck@NFINITY.COM)
Date: 08/01/98

Have you tried making it a list box instead of an edit box?  The list box can
display more than one thing at a time.  Not sure if it will work or not though


Joe DiLascio wrote:

> Um.. yeah.
> I have a framework set up to run Circle as a Win 95 dialog app (eliminating
> the excessive resource use of a DOS/console window) with 2 buttons (Run and
> Shutdown-- I have those working fine) and a read-only edit box for log
> statements.
> However, I can't seem to get the damn thing to concatenate one log entry to
> the previous ones.. (i.e. it'll only display them one at a time).
> I tried:
> Put current text into buffer;
> strcat new log statement to buffer;
> set dialog text to buffer... (there is no DlgItemStrCat or anything of the
> sort that I know of)
> But I still only get one line at a time.
> Anybody know anything about MFC? Specifically dialog edit control manipulation
> :p ?
> Plans: I hope to create a fully functional dialog interface for Circle..
> including:
>  - those nifty command line options (no, I haven't gotten that far yet)
>  - log file saving
>  - mayhaps a running tally of descriptors/players connected (by number or
> perhaps name)
>  - An MS Agent character tied in to an AI routine for the -really- lonely imps
> :p
> If anyone out there just can't wait until I've made some progress, I could
> send you a list of what I've accomplished so far... *shrug*
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