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I have developed 1 MFC Application in which there are lot of controls which are arranged vertically, & application runs properly on my desktop,but other laptops & desktop does not have look & feel good,it spread vertically & not all controls are displayed & user unable to do any operation!!
Please give me exact solution
Posted 28-Jan-13 1:19am
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Richard MacCutchan at 28-Jan-13 11:38am
   
The 'exact' solution is to fix your code. We cannot guess what is wrong with it.

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Solution 1

If I understand correctly, you have a large monitor and did a simple UI design taking that into account and when other people used your software on their machine with smaller screens, all hell broke loose...
 

Best solution:
Figure out the minimal screen size requirement for your application and (re)design the User Interface to work with that constraint:
- reduce the number of controls (do you really need that many controls ? )
- move controls into sub-windows ( for example, have an "advanced" button that shows "advanced" or less used controls in a child dialog)
- use different kind of controls;
- use a PropertySheet to split controls into different pages.
 

The Worse of the Worse solution (IMO):
Put the controls of the dialog in a scroll-able window (in the dialog) and let the user scroll to have access to the controls).
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Sameer_awana at 29-Jan-13 3:03am
   
Ok!! Thank you!!

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