PaletteDemo Sample: Custom Multi Column Toolbar (Palette) Application

The PaletteDemo sample illustrates how to create a multi-column toolbar with an owner-draw information area. Click 2, 3 or 4 buttons on the Standard toolbar in order to change at the runtime the number of columns of the custom toolbar.

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To build and run the PaletteDemo sample

  1. Open the solution PaletteDemo.sln.

  2. On the Build menu, click Build.

  3. On the Debug menu, click Start Without Debugging.

The PaletteDemo sample demonstrates the following keywords:

CFrameWndEx; CMFCMenuBar; CMFCPopupMenu; CMFCStatusBar; CMFCToolBar; CMFCToolBarButton; CMFCToolBarsCustomizeDialog; CMFCVisualManager; CWinAppEx;

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