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Call this function to enable dockable control bars in a frame window.

void EnableDocking(
   DWORD dwDockStyle 


Specifies which sides of the frame window can serve as docking sites for control bars. It can be one or more of the following:
  • CBRS_ALIGN_TOP   Allows docking at the top of the client area.
  • CBRS_ALIGN_BOTTOM   Allows docking at the bottom of the client area.
  • CBRS_ALIGN_LEFT   Allows docking on the left side of the client area.
  • CBRS_ALIGN_RIGHT   Allows docking on the right side of the client area.
  • CBRS_ALIGN_ANY   Allows docking on any side of the client area.


By default, control bars will be docked to a side of the frame window in the following order: top, bottom, left, right.


See the example for CToolBar::Create.

See Also

CFrameWnd Overview | Class Members | Hierarchy Chart | CControlBar::EnableDocking | CFrameWnd::DockControlBar | CFrameWnd::FloatControlBar