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StatusBarDemo Sample: MFC Status Bar Application

Visual Studio 2008

The StatusBarDemo sample demonstrates how to add various advanced controls to a status bar.

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To build and run the StatusBarDemo sample

  1. Open the solution file StatusBarDemo.sln.

  2. Select the appropriate solution platform and configuration.

  3. On the Build menu, click Build.

  4. On the Debug menu, click Start Debugging or Start Without Debugging.

The StatusBarDemo sample demonstrates the following keywords:

CFrameWndEx; CMFCButton; CMFCToolBarColorButton; CMFCMenuBar; CMFCPopupMenu; CMFCStatusBar; CMFCToolBar; CMFCToolBarsCustomizeDialog; CMFCVisualManager; CWinAppEx;