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Begins in-place editing of an item's text.

CEdit* EditLabel(
   int nItem 


Index of the list view item that is to be edited.

Return Value

If successful, a pointer to the CEdit object that is used to edit the item text; otherwise NULL.


A list view control that has the LVS_EDITLABELS window style enables a user to edit item labels in place. The user begins editing by clicking the label of an item that has the focus.

Use this function to begin in-place editing of the specified list view item's text.


// The pointer to my list view control.
extern CListCtrl* pmyListCtrl;

// Make sure the focus is set to the list view control.

// Show the edit control on the label of the first
// item in the list view control.
CEdit* pmyEdit = pmyListCtrl->EditLabel(1);
ASSERT(pmyEdit != NULL);

See Also

CListCtrl Overview | Class Members | Hierarchy Chart | CListCtrl::GetEditControl