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In MSVC++ you can form a dialog resource so it looks like a typical toolbox window. But how do you use that toolbox? A call to DialogBox() will only concern the messageproc for the toolbox right? Q: How can I have a toolbox window active at the same time as the main window i.e. handle messages in both the message procs?

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Create your tool window dialog template in the resources...

Use CreateDialog(hInstance, templateID, hWnd, DLGPROC) to create your dialog. If you created it as a resource than templateID should be something like IDD_MYDIALOG

Create a proc, such as: DLGPROC(HWND hDialogHandle, UINT msg, WPARAM wParam, LPARAM lParam) That will hangle your messages to your dialog.



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