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How To Build A Simple Text Editor? A Tutorial

, 7 Aug 2011
This article illustrates the application of ATL/WTL by building a simple text editor based on the WTL objects
Article_demo.zip
Article_demo
EditEx1.exe
EditEx2.exe
Article_src.zip
Article_src
EditEx_v1
EditEx
EditEx.suo
Debug
EditEx.exe
res
EditEx.ico
toolbar.bmp
EditEx_v2
EditEx
EditEx.suo
Debug
EditEx.exe
res
EditEx.ico
toolbar.bmp
// Microsoft Visual C++ generated resource script.
//
#include "resource.h"

#define APSTUDIO_READONLY_SYMBOLS
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// Generated from the TEXTINCLUDE 2 resource.
//
#include "atlres.h"

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
#undef APSTUDIO_READONLY_SYMBOLS

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// English (U.S.) resources

#if !defined(AFX_RESOURCE_DLL) || defined(AFX_TARG_ENU)
#ifdef _WIN32
LANGUAGE LANG_ENGLISH, SUBLANG_ENGLISH_US
#pragma code_page(1252)
#endif //_WIN32

#ifdef APSTUDIO_INVOKED
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// TEXTINCLUDE
//

1 TEXTINCLUDE 
BEGIN
    "resource.h\0"
END

2 TEXTINCLUDE 
BEGIN
    "#include ""atlres.h""\r\n"
    "\0"
END

3 TEXTINCLUDE 
BEGIN
    "\0"
END

#endif    // APSTUDIO_INVOKED


/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// Toolbar
//

IDR_MAINFRAME TOOLBAR  16, 15
BEGIN
    BUTTON      ID_FILE_NEW
    BUTTON      ID_FILE_OPEN
    BUTTON      ID_FILE_SAVE
    SEPARATOR
    BUTTON      ID_EDIT_CUT
    BUTTON      ID_EDIT_COPY
    BUTTON      ID_EDIT_PASTE
    SEPARATOR
    BUTTON      ID_FILE_PRINT
    BUTTON      ID_APP_ABOUT
END


/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// Bitmap
//

IDR_MAINFRAME           BITMAP                  "res\\Toolbar.bmp"

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// Menu
//

IDR_MAINFRAME MENU 
BEGIN
    POPUP "&File"
    BEGIN
        MENUITEM "&New\tCtrl+N",                ID_FILE_NEW
        MENUITEM "&Open...\tCtrl+O",            ID_FILE_OPEN
        MENUITEM "&Save\tCtrl+S",               ID_FILE_SAVE
        MENUITEM "Save &As...",                 ID_FILE_SAVE_AS
        MENUITEM SEPARATOR
        MENUITEM "&Print...\tCtrl+P",           ID_FILE_PRINT
        MENUITEM "Print Pre&view",              ID_FILE_PRINT_PREVIEW
        MENUITEM "P&rint Setup...",             ID_FILE_PRINT_SETUP
        MENUITEM SEPARATOR
        MENUITEM "E&xit",                       ID_APP_EXIT
    END
    POPUP "&Edit"
    BEGIN
        MENUITEM "&Undo\tCtrl+Z",               ID_EDIT_UNDO
        MENUITEM SEPARATOR
        MENUITEM "Cu&t\tCtrl+X",                ID_EDIT_CUT
        MENUITEM "&Copy\tCtrl+C",               ID_EDIT_COPY
        MENUITEM "&Paste\tCtrl+V",              ID_EDIT_PASTE
    END
    POPUP "&View"
    BEGIN
        MENUITEM "&Toolbar",                    ID_VIEW_TOOLBAR
        MENUITEM "&Status Bar",                 ID_VIEW_STATUS_BAR
    END
    POPUP "&Help"
    BEGIN
        MENUITEM "&About EditEx...",              ID_APP_ABOUT
    END
END

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// Icon
//

// Icon with lowest ID value placed first to ensure application icon
// remains consistent on all systems.
IDR_MAINFRAME           ICON                    "res\\EditEx.ico"

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// Dialog
//

IDD_ABOUTBOX DIALOG  0, 0, 187, 102
STYLE DS_MODALFRAME | WS_POPUP | WS_CAPTION | WS_SYSMENU
CAPTION "About"
FONT 8, "MS Sans Serif"
BEGIN
    DEFPUSHBUTTON   "OK",IDOK,130,81,50,14
    CTEXT           "EditEx Application v1.0\n\n(c) Copyright 2011",IDC_STATIC,25,57,78,
                    32
    ICON            IDR_MAINFRAME,IDC_STATIC,55,26,18,20
    GROUPBOX        "",IDC_STATIC,7,7,115,88
END




/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// DESIGNINFO
//

#ifdef APSTUDIO_INVOKED
GUIDELINES DESIGNINFO 
BEGIN
    IDD_ABOUTBOX, DIALOG
    BEGIN
        LEFTMARGIN, 7
        RIGHTMARGIN, 180
        TOPMARGIN, 7
        BOTTOMMARGIN, 95
    END
END
#endif    // APSTUDIO_INVOKED


/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// Accelerator
//

IDR_MAINFRAME ACCELERATORS 
BEGIN
    "N",            ID_FILE_NEW,            VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    "O",            ID_FILE_OPEN,           VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    "S",            ID_FILE_SAVE,           VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    "P",            ID_FILE_PRINT,          VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    "Z",            ID_EDIT_UNDO,           VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    "X",            ID_EDIT_CUT,            VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    "C",            ID_EDIT_COPY,           VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    "V",            ID_EDIT_PASTE,          VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    VK_BACK,        ID_EDIT_UNDO,           VIRTKEY, ALT
    VK_DELETE,      ID_EDIT_CUT,            VIRTKEY, SHIFT
    VK_INSERT,      ID_EDIT_COPY,           VIRTKEY, CONTROL
    VK_INSERT,      ID_EDIT_PASTE,          VIRTKEY, SHIFT
    VK_F6,          ID_NEXT_PANE,           VIRTKEY 
    VK_F6,          ID_PREV_PANE,           VIRTKEY, SHIFT
END


/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// Version
//

VS_VERSION_INFO VERSIONINFO
 FILEVERSION 1,0,0,1
 PRODUCTVERSION 1,0,0,1
 FILEFLAGSMASK 0x3fL
#ifdef _DEBUG
 FILEFLAGS 0x1L
#else
 FILEFLAGS 0x0L
#endif
 FILEOS 0x4L
 FILETYPE 0x2L
 FILESUBTYPE 0x0L
BEGIN
    BLOCK "StringFileInfo"
    BEGIN
        BLOCK "040904B0"
        BEGIN
            VALUE "CompanyName", "\0"
            VALUE "FileDescription", "EditEx Module\0"
            VALUE "FileVersion", "1, 0, 0, 1\0"
            VALUE "InternalName", "EditEx\0"
            VALUE "LegalCopyright", "Copyright 2011\0"
            VALUE "OriginalFilename", "EditEx.exe\0"
            VALUE "ProductName", "EditEx Module\0"
            VALUE "ProductVersion", "1, 0, 0, 1\0"
        END
    END
    BLOCK "VarFileInfo"
    BEGIN
        VALUE "Translation", 0x0409, 0x04B0
    END
END

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
//
// String Table
//

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    IDR_MAINFRAME	"EditEx"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ID_FILE_NEW             "Create a new document\nNew"
    ID_FILE_OPEN            "Open an existing document\nOpen"
    ID_FILE_CLOSE           "Close the active document\nClose"
    ID_FILE_SAVE            "Save the active document\nSave"
    ID_FILE_SAVE_AS         "Save the active document with a new name\nSave As"
    ID_FILE_PAGE_SETUP      "Change the printing options\nPage Setup"
    ID_FILE_PRINT_SETUP     "Change the printer and printing options\nPrint Setup"
    ID_FILE_PRINT           "Print the active document\nPrint"
    ID_FILE_PRINT_PREVIEW   "Display full pages\nPrint Preview"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ID_APP_ABOUT            "Display program information, version number and copyright\nAbout"
    ID_APP_EXIT             "Quit the application; prompts to save documents\nExit"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ID_NEXT_PANE            "Switch to the next window pane\nNext Pane"
    ID_PREV_PANE            "Switch back to the previous window pane\nPrevious Pane"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ID_WINDOW_NEW           "Open another window for the active document\nNew Window"
    ID_WINDOW_ARRANGE       "Arrange icons at the bottom of the window\nArrange Icons"
    ID_WINDOW_CASCADE       "Arrange windows so they overlap\nCascade Windows"
    ID_WINDOW_TILE_HORZ     "Arrange windows as non-overlapping tiles\nTile Windows"
    ID_WINDOW_TILE_VERT     "Arrange windows as non-overlapping tiles\nTile Windows"
    ID_WINDOW_SPLIT         "Split the active window into panes\nSplit"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ID_EDIT_CLEAR           "Erase the selection\nErase"
    ID_EDIT_CLEAR_ALL       "Erase everything\nErase All"
    ID_EDIT_COPY            "Copy the selection and put it on the Clipboard\nCopy"
    ID_EDIT_CUT             "Cut the selection and put it on the Clipboard\nCut"
    ID_EDIT_FIND            "Find the specified text\nFind"
    ID_EDIT_PASTE           "Insert Clipboard contents\nPaste"
    ID_EDIT_REPEAT          "Repeat the last action\nRepeat"
    ID_EDIT_REPLACE         "Replace specific text with different text\nReplace"
    ID_EDIT_SELECT_ALL      "Select the entire document\nSelect All"
    ID_EDIT_UNDO            "Undo the last action\nUndo"
    ID_EDIT_REDO            "Redo the previously undone action\nRedo"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ID_VIEW_TOOLBAR         "Show or hide the toolbar\nToggle ToolBar"
    ID_VIEW_STATUS_BAR      "Show or hide the status bar\nToggle StatusBar"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ATL_IDS_SCSIZE          "Change the window size"
    ATL_IDS_SCMOVE          "Change the window position"
    ATL_IDS_SCMINIMIZE      "Reduce the window to an icon"
    ATL_IDS_SCMAXIMIZE      "Enlarge the window to full size"
    ATL_IDS_SCNEXTWINDOW    "Switch to the next document window"
    ATL_IDS_SCPREVWINDOW    "Switch to the previous document window"
    ATL_IDS_SCCLOSE         "Close the active window and prompts to save the documents"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ATL_IDS_SCRESTORE       "Restore the window to normal size"
    ATL_IDS_SCTASKLIST      "Activate Task List"
    ATL_IDS_MDICHILD        "Activate this window"
END

STRINGTABLE 
BEGIN
    ATL_IDS_IDLEMESSAGE     "Ready"
    ATL_IDS_MRU_FILE        "Open this document"
END

#endif    // English (U.S.) resources
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////


#ifndef APSTUDIO_INVOKED
#endif    // not APSTUDIO_INVOKED

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