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Hi,

I saw this article today:

http://www.codeguru.com/cpp/w-p/win32/messagebox/article.php/c10873/MessageBox-with-Custom-Button-Captions.htm[^]

And it works like a champ!

I was wondering if it was also then possible while the MessageBox was hooked, to widen the buttons that recieve the new text just a bit to display a somewhat larger string.

Thanks.

:ron
Posted 29-Jan-13 6:34am
Ron Anders15.2K
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Ron Anders 29-Jan-13 13:25pm
   
Thanks, I did that early this morning. I guess I have to wait for the mods over there.

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static LRESULT __stdcall ChangeCaptions(int nCode, WPARAM wParam, LPARAM lParam)
{
    if (nCode == HCBT_ACTIVATE) {
        SetWindowText(GetDlgItem((HWND) wParam, IDOK), L10N(GUI_OK_MSG));
        SetWindowText(GetDlgItem((HWND) wParam, IDCANCEL), L10N(GUI_CANCEL_MSG));
        SetWindowText(GetDlgItem((HWND) wParam, IDYES), L10N(GUI_YES_MSG));
        SetWindowText(GetDlgItem((HWND) wParam, IDNO), L10N(GUI_NO_MSG));
    }
    return 0;
}
 
int addon_gui_messagebox(HWND parentHWnd, HINSTANCE hInstance, void *text, void *caption, int type)
{
    int ret;
    hook = SetWindowsHookEx(WH_CBT, ChangeCaptions, hInstance, GetCurrentThreadId());
    ret = MessageBox(parentHWnd, text, caption, type);
    UnhookWindowsHookEx(hook);
    return ret;
}
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Ron Anders 1-Feb-13 8:12am
   
Thank you. I'll give it a go.

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