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XLIST Sample: Displays Text or Bitmaps

The XLIST sample is a control, subclassed from a Windows list box, that displays text or bitmap items. It demonstrates methods, ambient properties, picture holders, and font holders.

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To access samples from Visual Studio

  • On the Help menu, click Samples.

    By default, these samples are installed in drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Samples\.

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To build and run the XLIST sample

  1. Open the solution Xlist.sln.

  2. On the Build menu, click Build.

See Controls Samples for details on adding a control to the Toolbox, manually registering a control, and using the ActiveX Control Test Container.

The XLIST sample demonstrates the following keywords:

AddItem; AfxGetInstanceHandle; CBrush::CreateSolidBrush; CDC::DrawFocusRect; CDC::ExtTextOut; CDC::FillRect; CDC::InvertRect; CDC::SelectObject; CDC::SelectStockObject; CDC::SetBkMode; CDC::SetTextColor; CDialog::DoModal; CObArray::GetAt; CObArray::GetSize; CObArray::InsertAt; CObArray::RemoveAll; CObject::IsKindOf; COleDispatchDriver::AttachDispatch; COleDispatchDriver::DetachDispatch; COleDispatchDriver::GetProperty; CString::AllocSysString; GetDC; GetDeviceCaps; GetSystemMetrics; HIWORD; LOWORD; MAKELONG; ReleaseDC; SendMessage


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