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BUTTON Sample: Demonstrates a Menu and a Property Page 

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The BUTTON sample is a control subclassed from a Windows button control. It demonstrates use of an in-place active menu, a stock property page, and the About box control option.

See Knowledge Base article Q199431 for information on enabling menu mnemonics in an MFC ActiveX control.

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Building and Running the Sample

To build and run the BUTTON sample

  1. Open the solution button.sln.

  2. On the Build menu, click Build.

See Controls Samples for details on adding a control to the Toolbox, manually registering a control, and using the ActiveX Control Test Container.


The BUTTON sample demonstrates the following keywords:

AfxGetInstanceHandle; CDialog::DoModal; CMenu::LoadMenu; HIWORD; MAKELONG


Some samples, such as this one, have not been modified to reflect the changes in the Visual C++ wizards, libraries, and compiler, but still demonstrate how to complete your desired task.

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