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Name genderization

, 22 Apr 2002 CPOL
Extrapolate the gender of a person based on their first name
// GenderizerDlg.cpp : implementation file
//

#include "stdafx.h"
#include "Genderizer.h"
#include "GenderizerDlg.h"

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

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// 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)
	//}}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()

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// CGenderizerDlg dialog

CGenderizerDlg::CGenderizerDlg(CWnd* pParent /*=NULL*/)
	: CDialog(CGenderizerDlg::IDD, pParent)
{
	//{{AFX_DATA_INIT(CGenderizerDlg)
	m_strGender = _T("");
	m_strName = _T("");
	//}}AFX_DATA_INIT
	// Note that LoadIcon does not require a subsequent DestroyIcon in Win32
	m_hIcon = AfxGetApp()->LoadIcon(IDR_MAINFRAME);
}

void CGenderizerDlg::DoDataExchange(CDataExchange* pDX)
{
	CDialog::DoDataExchange(pDX);
	//{{AFX_DATA_MAP(CGenderizerDlg)
	DDX_Text(pDX, IDC_GNDR, m_strGender);
	DDX_Text(pDX, IDC_NM, m_strName);
	//}}AFX_DATA_MAP
}

BEGIN_MESSAGE_MAP(CGenderizerDlg, CDialog)
	//{{AFX_MSG_MAP(CGenderizerDlg)
	ON_WM_SYSCOMMAND()
	ON_WM_PAINT()
	ON_WM_QUERYDRAGICON()
	//}}AFX_MSG_MAP
END_MESSAGE_MAP()

/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
// CGenderizerDlg message handlers

BOOL CGenderizerDlg::OnInitDialog()
{
	CDialog::OnInitDialog();

	// Add "About..." menu item to system menu.

	// IDM_ABOUTBOX must be in the system command range.
	ASSERT((IDM_ABOUTBOX & 0xFFF0) == IDM_ABOUTBOX);
	ASSERT(IDM_ABOUTBOX < 0xF000);

	CMenu* pSysMenu = GetSystemMenu(FALSE);
	if (pSysMenu != NULL)
	{
		CString strAboutMenu;
		strAboutMenu.LoadString(IDS_ABOUTBOX);
		if (!strAboutMenu.IsEmpty())
		{
			pSysMenu->AppendMenu(MF_SEPARATOR);
			pSysMenu->AppendMenu(MF_STRING, IDM_ABOUTBOX, strAboutMenu);
		}
	}

	// Set the icon for this dialog.  The framework does this automatically
	//  when the application's main window is not a dialog
	SetIcon(m_hIcon, TRUE);			// Set big icon
	SetIcon(m_hIcon, FALSE);		// Set small icon
	
	LoadGenderInfo();
	
	return TRUE;  // return TRUE  unless you set the focus to a control
}

void CGenderizerDlg::OnSysCommand(UINT nID, LPARAM lParam)
{
	if ((nID & 0xFFF0) == IDM_ABOUTBOX)
	{
		CAboutDlg dlgAbout;
		dlgAbout.DoModal();
	}
	else
	{
		CDialog::OnSysCommand(nID, lParam);
	}
}

// If you add a minimize button to your dialog, you will need the code below
//  to draw the icon.  For MFC applications using the document/view model,
//  this is automatically done for you by the framework.

void CGenderizerDlg::OnPaint() 
{
	if (IsIconic())
	{
		CPaintDC dc(this); // device context for painting

		SendMessage(WM_ICONERASEBKGND, (WPARAM) dc.GetSafeHdc(), 0);

		// Center icon in client rectangle
		int cxIcon = GetSystemMetrics(SM_CXICON);
		int cyIcon = GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYICON);
		CRect rect;
		GetClientRect(&rect);
		int x = (rect.Width() - cxIcon + 1) / 2;
		int y = (rect.Height() - cyIcon + 1) / 2;

		// Draw the icon
		dc.DrawIcon(x, y, m_hIcon);
	}
	else
	{
		CDialog::OnPaint();
	}
}

// The system calls this to obtain the cursor to display while the user drags
//  the minimized window.
HCURSOR CGenderizerDlg::OnQueryDragIcon()
{
	return (HCURSOR) m_hIcon;
}

void CGenderizerDlg::LoadGenderInfo()
{
	char szAppPath[MAX_PATH];
	char szDrive[MAX_PATH];
	char szDir[MAX_PATH];

	::GetModuleFileName(AfxGetInstanceHandle(), szAppPath, MAX_PATH);
	_splitpath(szAppPath, szDrive, szDir, NULL, NULL);

	CString strConnectString = "Driver={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};DBQ=";
	strConnectString += szDrive;
	strConnectString += szDir;
	strConnectString += "NameDB.mdb";

	try
	{
		_ConnectionPtr pConnection = NULL;

		pConnection = new _ConnectionPtr(__uuidof(Connection));

		pConnection->Open(_bstr_t(strConnectString), 
						 _bstr_t(""), 
						 _bstr_t(""),
						 0);

		m_Genderizer.Load(pConnection);

		pConnection->Close();

		pConnection->Release();
	}
	catch(_com_error& Error)
	{
		CString strMessage = "An error occured while opening the NameDB.mdb database or loading the FRST_NM_GNDR table.";
		strMessage += "\nMake sure that the NameDB.mdb file is located in the same directory as this executable.";
		strMessage += "\nThe error info returned was: ";
		strMessage += Error.ErrorMessage();

		AfxMessageBox(strMessage);
	}
	catch(...)
	{
		CString strMessage = "An error occured while opening the NameDB.mdb database or loading the FRST_NM_GNDR table.";
		strMessage += "\nMake sure that the NameDB.mdb file is located in the same directory as this executable.";
		strMessage += "\nThe error was not of type _com_error";

		AfxMessageBox(strMessage);
	}
}

void CGenderizerDlg::OnOK() 
{
	UpdateData();

	char cGender = m_Genderizer.Genderize(m_strName);

	m_strGender = "Unknown";

	if (cGender == 'M')
		m_strGender = "Male";
	else if (cGender == 'F')
		m_strGender = "Female";

	UpdateData(FALSE);
}

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