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, 28 Sep 2002
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// MemDC.h : header file
//

#ifndef MEMDC_H
#define MEMDC_H

//////////////////////////////////////////////////
// CMemDC - memory DC
//
// Author: Keith Rule
// Email:  keithr@europa.com
// Copyright 1996-1997, Keith Rule
//
// You may freely use or modify this code provided this
// Copyright is included in all derived versions.
//
// History - 10/3/97 Fixed scrolling bug.
//                   Added print support.
//           25 feb 98 - fixed minor assertion bug
//
// This class implements a memory Device Context

class CMemDC : public CDC
{
public:

    // constructor sets up the memory DC
    CMemDC(CDC* pDC) : CDC()
    {
        ASSERT(pDC != NULL);

        m_pDC = pDC;
        m_pOldBitmap = NULL;
        m_bMemDC = !pDC->IsPrinting();
              
        if (m_bMemDC)    // Create a Memory DC
        {
            pDC->GetClipBox(&m_rect);
            CreateCompatibleDC(pDC);
            m_bitmap.CreateCompatibleBitmap(pDC, m_rect.Width(), m_rect.Height());
            m_pOldBitmap = SelectObject(&m_bitmap);
            SetWindowOrg(m_rect.left, m_rect.top);
        }
        else        // Make a copy of the relevent parts of the current DC for printing
        {
            m_bPrinting = pDC->m_bPrinting;
            m_hDC       = pDC->m_hDC;
            m_hAttribDC = pDC->m_hAttribDC;
        }
    }
    
    // Destructor copies the contents of the mem DC to the original DC
    ~CMemDC()
    {
        if (m_bMemDC) 
        {    
            // Copy the offscreen bitmap onto the screen.
            m_pDC->BitBlt(m_rect.left, m_rect.top, m_rect.Width(), m_rect.Height(),
                          this, m_rect.left, m_rect.top, SRCCOPY);

            //Swap back the original bitmap.
            SelectObject(m_pOldBitmap);
        } else {
            // All we need to do is replace the DC with an illegal value,
            // this keeps us from accidently deleting the handles associated with
            // the CDC that was passed to the constructor.
            m_hDC = m_hAttribDC = NULL;
        }
    }

    // Allow usage as a pointer
    CMemDC* operator->() {return this;}
        
    // Allow usage as a pointer
    operator CMemDC*() {return this;}

private:
    CBitmap  m_bitmap;      // Offscreen bitmap
    CBitmap* m_pOldBitmap;  // bitmap originally found in CMemDC
    CDC*     m_pDC;         // Saves CDC passed in constructor
    CRect    m_rect;        // Rectangle of drawing area.
    BOOL     m_bMemDC;      // TRUE if CDC really is a Memory DC.
};

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

//{{AFX_INSERT_LOCATION}}
// Microsoft Developer Studio will insert additional declarations immediately before the previous line.

#endif //MEMDC_H

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