LOCALIZE Sample: Control with a Localized User Interface

The LOCALIZE sample is a control with a localized user interface. It demonstrates use of separate type libraries and resource dynamic-link libraries (DLL) for localization.

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  • On the Help menu, click Samples.

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To build and run the LOCALIZE sample

  1. Open the solution Localize.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 LOCALIZE sample demonstrates the following keywords:

AfxGetInstanceHandle; AfxGetResourceHandle; AfxSetResourceHandle; CDC::InvertRect; CDialog::DoModal; CString::GetLength; CString::LoadString; ExtTextOut; FreeLibrary; GetClientRect; GetDC; LibMain; LoadLibrary; MAKELONG; ReleaseCapture; ReleaseDC; SelectObject; SetCapture; SetTextAlign


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