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Custom Tab Controls, Tabbed Frame and Tabbed MDI

, 13 Jul 2005
An extensible framework for creating customized tabs in ATL/WTL, with a VS.NET-like tab control implementation, tabbed frames, tabbed MDI, and more.
tabbingframework_demo.zip
TabbedSDISplitter
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TabDemo
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TabDemo.exe
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TabDemo.ico
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TabDemo.dsp
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DockingDemo
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DockingDemo.dsw
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Sergey Klimov
SimpleTabbedMDIDemo
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SimpleTabbedMDIDemo.exe
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SimpleTabbedMDIDemo.exe.manifest
SimpleTabbedMDIDemo.ico
SimpleTabbedMDIDemodoc.ico
toolbar.bmp
SimpleTabbedMDIDemo.dsp
SimpleTabbedMDIDemo.dsw
tabbingframework_history.zip
tabbingframework_priorhistory.zip
tabbingframework_src.zip
// PlainTextView.h : interface of the CPlainTextView class
//
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

#if !defined(AFX_PlainTextView_H__053AD676_0AE2_11D6_8BF1_00500477589F__INCLUDED_)
#define AFX_PlainTextView_H__053AD676_0AE2_11D6_8BF1_00500477589F__INCLUDED_

#pragma once

typedef CWinTraits<WS_CHILD | WS_VISIBLE | WS_CLIPSIBLINGS | WS_CLIPCHILDREN | WS_HSCROLL | WS_VSCROLL | ES_AUTOHSCROLL | ES_AUTOVSCROLL | ES_MULTILINE | ES_NOHIDESEL, WS_EX_CLIENTEDGE> CPlainTextViewWinTraits;

class CPlainTextView:
	public CWindowImpl<CPlainTextView, CEdit, CPlainTextViewWinTraits>,
	public CEditCommands<CPlainTextView>
{
protected:
	typedef CPlainTextView thisClass;
	typedef CWindowImpl<CPlainTextView, CEdit, CPlainTextViewWinTraits> baseClass;

protected:
	HACCEL m_hAccel;
	WTL::CFont m_font;

public:
	CPlainTextView() : 
		m_hAccel(NULL)
	{
	}

public:
	DECLARE_WND_SUPERCLASS(NULL, CEdit::GetWndClassName())

	BOOL PreTranslateMessage(MSG* pMsg)
	{
		if(pMsg)
		{
			if((pMsg->hwnd == m_hWnd) || ::IsChild(m_hWnd, pMsg->hwnd))
			{
				// We'll have the Accelerator send the WM_COMMAND to our view
				if(m_hAccel != NULL && ::TranslateAccelerator(m_hWnd, m_hAccel, pMsg))
				{
					return TRUE;
				}
			}
		}
		return FALSE;
	}

	BEGIN_MSG_MAP(thisClass)
		MESSAGE_HANDLER(WM_CREATE, OnCreate)
		MESSAGE_HANDLER(WM_DESTROY, OnDestroy)
		if(uMsg == WM_FORWARDMSG)
			if(PreTranslateMessage((LPMSG)lParam)) return TRUE;
		CHAIN_MSG_MAP_ALT(CEditCommands<CPlainTextView>, 1)

		DEFAULT_REFLECTION_HANDLER()
	END_MSG_MAP()

	LRESULT OnCreate(UINT uMsg, WPARAM wParam, LPARAM lParam, BOOL& bHandled)
	{
		// "base::OnCreate()"
		LRESULT lRet = DefWindowProc(uMsg, wParam, lParam);
		bHandled = TRUE;

		// "OnInitialUpdate"
		this->InitializeFont();
		this->CreateAccelerators();

		return lRet;
	}

	LRESULT OnDestroy(UINT /*uMsg*/, WPARAM /*wParam*/, LPARAM /*lParam*/, BOOL& bHandled)
	{
		this->DestroyAccelerators();

		bHandled = FALSE;
		return 0;
	}

// Helpers
protected:

	void InitializeFont(void)
	{
		// Set the font of the edit control.
		CLogFont logFont;
		CClientDC dc(m_hWnd);
		logFont.SetHeight(8, dc);
		::lstrcpy(logFont.lfFaceName, _T("Courier New"));

		m_font.Attach(logFont.CreateFontIndirect());
		this->SetFont(m_font);

		// Set the tab stops to 4 characters.
		// Tab stops are in dialog units.
		TEXTMETRIC tm = {0};
		CFontHandle oldFont = dc.SelectFont(m_font);
		dc.GetTextMetrics(&tm);
		dc.SelectFont(oldFont);

		// Tab stops are in dialog units. We'll use a 4 character tab stop
		int dialogUnitsX = ::MulDiv(4, tm.tmAveCharWidth, LOWORD(GetDialogBaseUnits()));
		int tabStops = 4*dialogUnitsX;

		this->SetTabStops(tabStops);
	}


	void CreateAccelerators(void)
	{
		const int cAccel = 13;
		ACCEL AccelTable[cAccel] = {
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  'A',        ID_EDIT_SELECT_ALL},
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  'X',        ID_EDIT_CUT},
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  'C',        ID_EDIT_COPY},
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  'V',        ID_EDIT_PASTE},
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  'F',        ID_EDIT_FIND},
			{FVIRTKEY | FNOINVERT,             VK_F3,      ID_EDIT_REPEAT},
			{FVIRTKEY | FSHIFT | FNOINVERT,    VK_F3,      ID_EDIT_REPEAT},
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  'H',        ID_EDIT_REPLACE},
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  'Z',        ID_EDIT_UNDO},
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  'Y',        ID_EDIT_REDO},
			// Don't do this one, DEL doesn't work right if its in here,
			// and the delete key works fine without it
			//{FVIRTKEY | FNOINVERT,             VK_DELETE,  ID_EDIT_CLEAR},
			{FVIRTKEY | FSHIFT | FNOINVERT,    VK_DELETE,  ID_EDIT_CUT},
			{FVIRTKEY | FCONTROL | FNOINVERT,  VK_INSERT,  ID_EDIT_COPY},
			{FVIRTKEY | FSHIFT | FNOINVERT,    VK_INSERT,  ID_EDIT_PASTE}
		};

		m_hAccel = ::CreateAcceleratorTable(AccelTable, cAccel);
	}

	void DestroyAccelerators(void)
	{
		if(m_hAccel)
		{
			::DestroyAcceleratorTable(m_hAccel);
			m_hAccel = NULL;
		}
	}

};


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

//{{AFX_INSERT_LOCATION}}
// Microsoft Visual C++ will insert additional declarations immediately before the previous line.

#endif // !defined(AFX_PlainTextView_H__053AD676_0AE2_11D6_8BF1_00500477589F__INCLUDED_)

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Daniel Bowen
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United States United States
Daniel Bowen used to work as a Software Engineer for Evans & Sutherland in Salt Lake City, Utah working on the modeling tools for high end flight simulators. He then worked for the startup company WiLife Inc. in Draper, Utah working on the software portion of an easy to use and affordable digital video surveillance system. WiLife Inc. is now part of Logitech Inc.

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