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Creates a control (a child window) and associates it with the CRichEditCtrl object.

virtual BOOL CreateEx(
   DWORD dwExStyle,
   DWORD dwStyle,
   const RECT& rect,
   CWnd* pParentWnd,
   UINT nID 



Specifies the extended style of the control being created. For a list of extended Windows styles, see the dwExStyle parameter for CreateWindowEx in the Platform SDK.


Specifies the edit control's style. Apply a combination of the window styles listed in the Remarks section of Create and edit control styles, described in the Platform SDK.


A reference to a RECT structure describing the size and position of the window to be created, in client coordinates of pParentWnd.


A pointer to the window that is the control's parent.


The control's child-window ID.

Nonzero if successful; otherwise 0.

Use CreateEx instead of Create to apply extended Windows styles, specified by the Windows extended style preface WS_EX_.

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