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Adding progress bars to a list control

, 2 Sep 2001
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A simple extension that allows you to add a progress indicator as an item in a list control
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Introduction

This code shows how to add a progress control to a listview control. If you want to use this code, copy listctrlex.h and listctrlex.cpp to your project and subclass it.

These files are good examples of owner-draw control and custom draw list controls. if you want to visually show various data in your listview controls (such as progress, which is done here), you'll need these.

There is another way to show a progress control in a listview control - that is embedding progress bar control in your listview control. For this case that isn't necessary because the code presented here works properly and I don't want to worry about processing child window's messages.

I implemented and tested on Windows 2000 Proffesional, Visual C++ 6.0 with Service Pack 5. Untested under Unicode.

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Jinhyuck Jung

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Comments and Discussions

 
GeneralNeedes updating PinmemberDonsw11-Dec-08 12:15 
GeneralMy vote of 2 PinmemberDonsw11-Dec-08 12:14 
GeneralIt can do more... PinmemberMikeylas30-Oct-06 19:32 
GeneralIgnore the below comments (+fix) PinmemberAnthonyJ28-Apr-03 8:33 
GeneralMore Effecient Method PinmemberZac Howland22-Mar-02 6:45 
GeneralHERE's the correct way PinmemberMike Luongo8-Dec-01 9:31 
I hope this earns me some brownie points on this site. Because no one has emailed me here is the solution:
 
1) Create a listview (not ownerdrawn)
2) Override the paint function using the code below
 
void CMyListView::OnPaint()
{
//CPaintDC dc(this); // device context for painting
 
CListCtrl & List = GetListCtrl();
CHeaderCtrl * pHeader = List.GetHeaderCtrl();
 
//Get the item rectangle for the subitem
// nProgress = column to draw progress control
CRect rectItem;
List.GetSubItemRect( 0, nProgress, LVIR_BOUNDS, rectItem );
 
//Get the client rectangle for finding the bottom of the column
CRect rectClient;
GetClientRect( rectClient );
 
//get the header rectangle so we know the update rectangle
CRect rectHeader;
pHeader->GetClientRect( rectHeader );
 
//readjust the item rect to equal the column rectangle
rectItem.top = rectHeader.bottom;
rectItem.bottom = rectClient.bottom;
 
//validate the region this will exclude the region during the
// OnPaint virtual call
ValidateRect( rectItem );
 
//////////////
// Draw progress controls here
// *Do not use paintdc (it validates the whole client)
CClientDC dc(this);
 
//get the item rect
int nDrawIndex = List.GetTopIndex();
for ( int nIndex = 0;
nIndex < List.GetCountPerPage();
nIndex++ )
{
//Draw item -> nDrawIndex
nDrawIndex++;
}
 
CListView::OnPaint();
}
OMG | :OMG: OMG | :OMG: OMG | :OMG: OMG | :OMG:
 
There it is! Now you know how to really draw a progress control!! And a new trick that will complement your other programming.
 
Roll eyes | :rolleyes: -Mike Luongo
GeneralRe: HERE's the correct way PinmemberMax Santos19-Jul-03 16:51 
GeneralYOU'RE DOING IT ALL WRONG!!! PinmemberMike Luongo8-Dec-01 9:16 
GeneralMany bugs PinmemberTre20-Nov-01 15:29 
GeneralRe: Many bugs PinmemberAnthonyJ28-Apr-03 8:16 

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