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Jacob84

Resource files on VS .NET ... Silly Question?

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Jacob84    122
Hi everyone! I''m trying to learn Visual Studio .NET, and I have a little problem when trying to use Resource files in a very simple Win32 program. I''ve created a new res file, with a menu, that automatically is called IDR_MENU1. Automatically also, it''s created a file resource.h when VS includes some defines. Fast Quest: What I have to do for display the menu???. I suposed that in class register, WndClass.lpszMenuName = "IDR_MENU1" but it isn''t correct. Thanks a lot , Jacob.

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EliasAE    158
IDR_MENU is a define for some number like this:
#define IDR_MENU 101 

in your resource.h

Although the lpszMenuName is a pointer, you can still use this number, by going through a converter macro (a cast).
WndClass.lpszMenuName = MAKEINTRESOURCE(IDR_MENU1); 


http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/winui/winui/windowsuserinterface/resources/introductiontoresources/resourcereference/resourcemacros/makeintresource.asp

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