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ComboBox bold - Combo box with bold text items and optional icon.

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Combo Box that allows you to set some of the items to be bold

Introduction

This is simple extension to the basic MFC combo box.

Usage

  1. Create a combo box in your dialog, make it "owner draw fixed" and "has strings".
  2. Then just add a member to the dialog for that combo, of type CComboBoxBold.
  3. Then use the functions of the CComboBoxBold as follows:
    CComboBoxBold::SetIcon(int itemId,int iconId);
    CComboBoxBols::SetItemBold(int itemId, BOOL bold);

Example:

BOOL CBoldComboDemoDlg::OnInitDialog()
{
    CDialog::OnInitDialog();
    // Set the icon for this dialog. The framework does this automatically
    // when the application's main window is not a dialog
    SetIcon(m_hIcon, TRUE); // Set big icon
    SetIcon(m_hIcon, FALSE); // Set small icon
    // TODO: Add extra initialization here
    m_combo.SetItemBold(2,TRUE);
    m_combo.SetItemBold(4,TRUE);
    m_combo.SetIcon(0,IDI_ICON2);
    m_combo.SetIcon(1,IDI_ICON3);
    m_combo.SetIcon(2,IDI_ICON4);
    m_combo.SetIcon(3,IDI_ICON6);
    m_combo.SetIcon(5,IDI_ICON2);
    m_combo.SetIcon(6,IDI_ICON4);
    return TRUE; // return TRUE unless you set the focus to a control
}

History

Aug 6, 2003 - Updated source and demo project.

License

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About the Author

Alex Hazanov
Software Developer (Senior) RDV Systems
Israel Israel
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Comments and Discussions

 
GeneralFix icon not destroyed Pinmembergpidat16-Nov-10 20:53 
GeneralCComboBox properties that need to set! PinmemberTigerTom9-Aug-10 23:24 
GeneralRe: CComboBox properties that need to set! PinmemberTigerTom9-Aug-10 23:45 
Answerdelete items on the fly Pinmemberxinkmt4-Aug-10 20:59 
Answersee http://www.codeproject.com/KB/combobox/checkcombo.aspx Pinmemberxinkmt4-Aug-10 21:01 
Generalthanks Pinmembernobihai19-Oct-08 5:43 
GeneralBug fixes PinmemberAlex Hazanov17-Sep-03 2:15 
Generaldroplist property showing error Pinsusssubbakiran17-Sep-03 0:16 
GeneralRe: droplist property showing error PinmemberAlex Hazanov17-Sep-03 2:03 
GeneralRe: droplist property showing error Pinmemberteli520013-Jun-05 17:46 
GeneralRe: droplist property showing error PinmemberHeather L14-Jan-04 8:12 
GeneralDebug Assertion Failed Pinsusssubbakiran16-Sep-03 21:01 
GeneralRe: Debug Assertion Failed Pinsusssubbakiran16-Sep-03 21:07 
GeneralRe: Debug Assertion Failed PinmemberKarpaga Rajan28-Oct-05 6:09 
GeneralRe: Debug Assertion Failed Pinmemberauliac24-Dec-09 15:39 
GeneralmyMap not updated on item removal Pinmembernatenez13-Sep-03 19:44 
GeneralRe: myMap not updated on item removal PinmemberAlex Hazanov17-Sep-03 2:13 
GeneralRe: myMap not updated on item removal Pinmembernatenez17-Sep-03 6:49 
GeneralIt doesn't provide CBS_OWNERDRAWFIXED in CE PinsussEdward Kuo21-Aug-03 15:27 
GeneralRe: It doesn't provide CBS_OWNERDRAWFIXED in CE PinmemberAlex Hazanov23-Aug-03 20:21 
GeneralRe: It doesn't provide CBS_OWNERDRAWFIXED in CE Pinmembernatenez29-Sep-03 12:43 
GeneralRe: It doesn't provide CBS_OWNERDRAWFIXED in CE [modified] Pinmembermahendra.pardeshi@yahoo.com18-Apr-07 22:56 
GeneralMultiple Icons PinmemberAlex Hazanov6-Aug-03 20:01 
GeneralRe: Multiple Icons PinmemberRavi Bhavnani7-Aug-03 4:18 
GeneralRe: Multiple Icons PinmemberAlex Hazanov9-Aug-03 20:27 
GeneralRe: Multiple Icons PinmemberOctopod20-Nov-09 5:40 
GeneralGood, but... PinmemberHockey3-Aug-03 14:18 
GeneralDifferent icon per item PinmemberAndrew Allen16-Jul-03 22:33 
GeneralRe: Different icon per item PinmemberAlex Hazanov16-Jul-03 22:42 

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