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Handling right-click on the CListCtrl header control

, 7 May 2000 CPOL
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Determining the right click on the header of the CListCtrl

A good way to handle a right click on the header control of a list control is to use the HDM_HITTEST message to determine on which header item the user right clicked.

Here is an example:

BOOL CMyListCtrl::OnNotify(WPARAM wParam, LPARAM lParam, LRESULT* pResult) 
    if( wParam==0 && ((NMHDR*)lParam)->code == NM_RCLICK)
        POINT Point;
        GetCursorPos (&Point);
        HDHITTESTINFO HitTest;
        //Offset of right scrolling  = Point.x+ GetScrollPos(SB_HORZ); //Offset of right scrolling = Point.y;
        //Send the Hit Test Message


The HDHITTESTINFO structure holds the column index in its iItem member.


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Generalother solution... Pinmemberhopkins8-May-07 11:57 
GeneralYour a good man! Pinmemberhannahb23-May-05 6:47 
GeneralSimple problem, please help Pinmemberhaiaw13-Sep-04 0:42 
Generalthanks! Pinmemberjrivero2-May-03 7:47 

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