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CHButton

, 19 Jul 2005
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A CButton derived class which gives you the ability to use hyperlink buttons in your application.

Sample Image - CHButton.jpg

Introduction

The idea was simple, I needed to use simple hyperlink buttons in my application. I searched for them on the net and could not find any, so I decided to write down my own class of Hyperlink buttons. CHButton is a CButton derived class and its objects are simple buttons, with the user interface of a Hyperlink control. The only thing you'll have to do is to attach a cursor to it, which you can do using the function:

  • void SetCursor(BOOL HCURSOR m_Cursor);

    Sets cursor of the Hyperlink button.

This class also has the following public methods:

  • void SetUnderline(UINT nUnderline);

    Sets the chosen Underline state to the button. nUnderline can have the following values:

    • HS_ALWAYS - Displays the underline always.
    • HS_HOVER - Displays the underline when the mouse is over the button.
    • HS_NONE - Removes the underline if exists.
  • void SetHoverTextColor(COLORREF clrTextColor,BOOL bShowColor =TRUE);

    Sets the Hyperlink button text color when the mouse is over the button.

  • void SetTextColor(COLORREF clrColor)

    Sets the text color of the Hyperlink button.

  • void SetIcon(HICON Icon)

    Sets the specified icon to the button.

  • void SetToolTip(LPCSTR strText, BOOL bActive = TRUE);

    Sets the ToolTip text for the Hyperlink button.

How to Use it

  • Add "HButton.cpp" and "HButton.h" files to your project.
  • In your dialog's header file, write: #include "HButton.h".
  • Create a button on your dialog and in the Properties tab set the "owner draw" property.
  • Add a CButton m_btn variable to the just created button and in your dialog's header file rename it to CHButton m_btn.
  • Compile and enjoy it Smile | :)

History

  • Version 1.3 (July 10, 2005)
    • Added SetIcon(..) function.
  • Version 1.2 (July 10, 2005)
    • Added Hover Underline feature.
  • Version 1.1 (July 08, 2005)
    • Posted on CodeProject.
  • Version 1.1 (July 06,2005)
    • Added Tooltip support.
  • Version 1.00 (July 05, 2005)
    • Initial release.

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