Jump to content
  • Advertisement

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

skillfreak

scrolling multiline textbox

This topic is 5767 days old which is more than the 365 day threshold we allow for new replies. Please post a new topic.

If you intended to correct an error in the post then please contact us.

Recommended Posts

wondering how to make a textbox where you can append data without losing data already there using the windows api. I don't want to use mfc. Do i simply realloc more memory everytime i wanna dump more text and do a setwindowtext command? =/ - i'm not thinking so. Thanks andy [edited by - skillfreak on February 1, 2003 12:17:26 PM]

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Advertisement
Lo,

If I''m understanding what you want correctly, I would just use a large string to hold the text in the box, and just append all the text to this buffer.

Then you can just keep updating the text box using the buffer.

If you don''t know the maximum amount of data the buffer will hold, you could just dynamically allocate more memory for the string everytime more text needs to be appended.

Cya...

COiN

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Advertisement
×

Important Information

By using GameDev.net, you agree to our community Guidelines, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy.

We are the game development community.

Whether you are an indie, hobbyist, AAA developer, or just trying to learn, GameDev.net is the place for you to learn, share, and connect with the games industry. Learn more About Us or sign up!

Sign me up!