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Persistent Frames

, 6 Jan 2001
A collection of classes that allows MFC SDI and MDI applications to remember the positions and sizes of their main frame and child frame windows.
// MDI.cpp : Defines the class behaviors for the application.
//

#include "stdafx.h"
#include "MDI.h"

#include "MainFrm.h"
#include "ChildFrm.h"
#include "MDIDoc.h"
#include "MDIView.h"

#ifdef _DEBUG
#define new DEBUG_NEW
#undef THIS_FILE
static char THIS_FILE[] = __FILE__;
#endif

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// CMDIApp

BEGIN_MESSAGE_MAP(CMDIApp, CWinApp)
	//{{AFX_MSG_MAP(CMDIApp)
	ON_COMMAND(ID_APP_ABOUT, OnAppAbout)
		// NOTE - the ClassWizard will add and remove mapping macros here.
		//    DO NOT EDIT what you see in these blocks of generated code!
	//}}AFX_MSG_MAP
	// Standard file based document commands
	ON_COMMAND(ID_FILE_NEW, CWinApp::OnFileNew)
	ON_COMMAND(ID_FILE_OPEN, CWinApp::OnFileOpen)
	// Standard print setup command
	ON_COMMAND(ID_FILE_PRINT_SETUP, CWinApp::OnFilePrintSetup)
END_MESSAGE_MAP()

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// CMDIApp construction

CMDIApp::CMDIApp()
{
	// TODO: add construction code here,
	// Place all significant initialization in InitInstance
}

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// The one and only CMDIApp object

CMDIApp theApp;

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// CMDIApp initialization

BOOL CMDIApp::InitInstance()
{
	AfxEnableControlContainer();

	// Standard initialization
	// If you are not using these features and wish to reduce the size
	//  of your final executable, you should remove from the following
	//  the specific initialization routines you do not need.

#ifdef _AFXDLL
	Enable3dControls();			// Call this when using MFC in a shared DLL
#else
	Enable3dControlsStatic();	// Call this when linking to MFC statically
#endif

	// Change the registry key under which our settings are stored.
	// TODO: You should modify this string to be something appropriate
	// such as the name of your company or organization.
	SetRegistryKey(_T("PersistFrames - MDI"));

	LoadStdProfileSettings();  // Load standard INI file options (including MRU)

	// Register the application's document templates.  Document templates
	//  serve as the connection between documents, frame windows and views.

	CMultiDocTemplate* pDocTemplate;
	pDocTemplate = new CMultiDocTemplate(
		IDR_MDITYPE,
		RUNTIME_CLASS(CMDIDoc),
		RUNTIME_CLASS(CChildFrame), // custom MDI child frame
		RUNTIME_CLASS(CMDIView));
	AddDocTemplate(pDocTemplate);

	// create main MDI Frame window
	CMainFrame* pMainFrame = new CMainFrame;
	if (!pMainFrame->LoadFrame(IDR_MAINFRAME))
		return FALSE;
	m_pMainWnd = pMainFrame;

	// Parse command line for standard shell commands, DDE, file open
	CCommandLineInfo cmdInfo;
	ParseCommandLine(cmdInfo);

	// Dispatch commands specified on the command line
	if (!ProcessShellCommand(cmdInfo))
		return FALSE;

	// The main window has been initialized, so show and update it.
	pMainFrame->ShowWindow(m_nCmdShow);
	pMainFrame->UpdateWindow();

	return TRUE;
}


/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// CAboutDlg dialog used for App About

class CAboutDlg : public CDialog
{
public:
	CAboutDlg();

// Dialog Data
	//{{AFX_DATA(CAboutDlg)
	enum { IDD = IDD_ABOUTBOX };
	//}}AFX_DATA

	// ClassWizard generated virtual function overrides
	//{{AFX_VIRTUAL(CAboutDlg)
	protected:
	virtual void DoDataExchange(CDataExchange* pDX);    // DDX/DDV support
	//}}AFX_VIRTUAL

// Implementation
protected:
	//{{AFX_MSG(CAboutDlg)
		// No message handlers
	//}}AFX_MSG
	DECLARE_MESSAGE_MAP()
};

CAboutDlg::CAboutDlg() : CDialog(CAboutDlg::IDD)
{
	//{{AFX_DATA_INIT(CAboutDlg)
	//}}AFX_DATA_INIT
}

void CAboutDlg::DoDataExchange(CDataExchange* pDX)
{
	CDialog::DoDataExchange(pDX);
	//{{AFX_DATA_MAP(CAboutDlg)
	//}}AFX_DATA_MAP
}

BEGIN_MESSAGE_MAP(CAboutDlg, CDialog)
	//{{AFX_MSG_MAP(CAboutDlg)
		// No message handlers
	//}}AFX_MSG_MAP
END_MESSAGE_MAP()

// App command to run the dialog
void CMDIApp::OnAppAbout()
{
	CAboutDlg aboutDlg;
	aboutDlg.DoModal();
}

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// CMDIApp message handlers

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Stefan Chekanov
Software Developer (Senior) Brosix
Bulgaria Bulgaria
Stefan does programming since his early ages more than 20 years ago. Later he began programming at his work and now he is very happy to work his hobby. He owns a Master's degree in Computer Science.
 
During his professional career, Stefan has worked with many technologies. His programming experience includes C/C++, Java, C#, PHP, JavaScript, MFC, ATL, ASP, ASP.NET, TCP/IP, SQL. He has worked with different operating systems: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, Android, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD and QNX.
 
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