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Posted 9 Nov 2000

The Drag and Drop interface samples

, 9 Nov 2000
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A series of articles that resulted from experimenting with adding Drag and Drop features to my existing application.

This article is part of the drag and drop interface samples.

  1. Serializing ASCII Data
  2. Modeless child dialog
  3. Modeless sibling dialog
  4. The drag source
  5. The MFC drop target
  6. The TBTextTarget class

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    This is a series of articles that has yielded from experimenting with adding some Drag and Drop features to my already-existing application. Due to the complexity of the task I split the article in several small documents that may easily fit to various of CodeProject's sections.


    The idea was simple: I have an SDI application with a CFormView containing a howerver-you-like filled out CListCtrl in report view.

    The first tricky thing was to use the doc/view architecture with a document file format containing ascii-strings. Read about that quck'n'clean approach.

    Next I needed to batch-manipulate the data displayed in this control. "So why not use a kind of drag & drop interface with a modeless dialog box and let the user drag the rows he needs into that dialog..." I thought - and thats how this articles start.

    You may download all sample MSVC (6.0) projects at once or for you can fetch the code for each of these steps:

    I'm looking forward to hearing your comments and improvements.

    Best regards
        Thomas Blenkers

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    About the Author

    Thomas Blenkers
    Web Developer
    Germany Germany
    PhD Chemist,
    programming with MSVC & MFC since 1996

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