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Dialog boxes can be created by using templates in resources or from templates built in memory at run time. The sample contains a class CDlgTempl, which can be used to create these templates in memory. This class provides an easy interface for building and manipulating templates in memory.
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The DLGTEMPLATE and DLGITEMTEMPLATE structures are used for building templates in memory. These structures are not fixed-length structures. They also must aligned properly.
This sample provides a class to build these structures correctly. It also provides the ability to read a template from the resource and then manipulate them. Some of the important functions are:
SetDlgTemplate Sets some of the properties of the dialog box.The sample illustrates using the class by loading the about box from resource and changing the Caption for the dialog box.
Article ID: 155257 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 4.0