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Editable Table Control

, 19 Aug 2001
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An editable combo list control
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I had to implement some kind of list representation of a certain product-sell table (Product | Price | ProductID | Amount ). So, I decided to use ListCtrl for that matter. Basically, ListCtrl is fun to play with. One of the styles supported by ListCtrl is called report-view, which is used here. ListCtrl also allow editable entries as one of its styles. Unfortunately, when dealing with report-view, editing is applied only to the first column‘s elements.

My Solution

The solution was to create an Edit window on-demand, on top of the according cell-entry. Then, when done editing, a notification message is sent to parent ListCtrl. Thinking this idea is simple enough, I have also perfected it to create ComboBox on demand for certain cells to narrow the input options ( Such as Product field, which is out of the predefined list of elements ).


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About the Author


Israel Israel
Nir Shilon -
B.Sc. in Mathematics & Computer Science of Tel-Aviv University.
I have worked for the past 2 years in DSPG as a R&D software engineer.
As part of Debugger/Simulator team ( Myself, Anna & Yair).
I basically taught myself MFC and other Win32 programming stuff.

Comments and Discussions

GeneralMy vote of 2 PinmemberChina_NewComer18-Nov-13 6:49 
QuestionScroll bar is black before clicking it Pinmemberbfm8923-Jun-13 17:28 
Questionedit other columns Pinmemberpeoria12330-Apr-13 6:38 
AnswerRe: edit other columns [modified] Pinmemberwy73722-May-13 13:22 
GeneralMy vote of 5 Pinmemberfrankagra29-Nov-11 12:29 
QuestionHow to do sorting Pinmemberchevu6-Jul-09 20:21 
Hi, in my editlist one colom having string type. And there are more than 500 string in that list. I want that strings will be selected by simply typing character one by one. I dont want to select it manually by scrolling. Is it possible.?
QuestionCBS_DROPDOWN err Pinmemberbala_potty25-Apr-07 5:30 
AnswerRe: CBS_DROPDOWN err PinmemberSnakefoot9-Sep-08 1:34 
GeneralRe: CBS_DROPDOWN err Pinmemberbala_potty15-Sep-08 21:17 
GeneralThank you very much!!!! Pinmemberluoky21-Nov-06 0:23 

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