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Hi experts,

I have an Application in MFC using single dialog window.

Problem i am facing is, it exits when i press escape key.

i want it to exit when i press "Exit" button that i made my self and also by pressing "x"(default close button provided in dialog) button on top right corner of window but not by "esc" key.

I tried emptying the implementation of "OnCancel" function. It solves the problem of "esc" key, but it also disables, exit when i press "x" button.

Please help me, it is very annoying when i accidentally press exit and window goes away.

If possible, tell me way to add, minimize button along with "x"(close) button on the top.

Regards,
Swinder....
Posted 8-Aug-09 10:11am
swinder134
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Solution 1

See here.

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Solution 2

Also, one use use PreTranslateMessage to intercept the ESC key. Add the function to the dialog using the class wizard, then check for the ESC key.

BOOL CDxf2NastranDlg::PreTranslateMessage(MSG* pMsg) 
{
	// TODO: Add your specialized code here and/or call the base class
	// ESC key
	if(pMsg->wParam == VK_ESCAPE) { return TRUE; }

	return CDialog::PreTranslateMessage(pMsg);
}
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Jörgen Sigvardsson at 1-Oct-10 18:28pm
   
Now that's using a sledge hammer to drive in a nail!
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Solution 3

U can add minimize/maximize button on top of the dialog box from the property of the dialog box.
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