September 8th, 2003, 08:01 AM
how to enable a button when the dialog changes
Hi, I have a Dialog box using MFC. I added to edit boxes to the field and one selection box. I have a "Reset" button that is diabled/greyed when the form is created. When either the edit boxes or selection boxes are changed I would like to enable the reset button. I am not sure what message handeler to use to see if the fields have been changed.
Thanks in advance,
September 8th, 2003, 10:56 AM
Take a look at EnableWindow Function for the Win32 version. I never use MFC, but this CodeGuru page shows an example:
GetDlgItem( IDC_BUTTON1 )->EnableWindow(TRUE);
GetDlgItem( IDC_BUTTON1 )->EnableWindow(FALSE);
September 8th, 2003, 11:24 AM
How do I know when a field has been changed? I know how to enable the button, just not sure what event to use to trigger the change
September 8th, 2003, 02:17 PM
You can try hooking to the EN_CHANGE or EN_UPDATE event for edit boxes and CBN_EDITCHANGE or CBN_EDITUPDATE event for combo boxes.
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