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Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: windres cant make a child window resource ?]
- To: ian at zembu dot com
- Subject: Re: [email@example.com: Re: windres cant make a child window resource ?]
- From: DJ Delorie <dj at delorie dot com>
- Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 13:54:07 -0400
- CC: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I confirm it. Specifying a STYLE *overrides* the default in MSVC, it
doesn't append to it. My opinion is: fix it. Yes, it won't be
compatible with old cygwin-specific resource files, but better a small
hit now than a big hit later.
> Hi, I'm the GNU binutils maintainer. Can anybody on the cygwin list
> confirm or deny this bug report about windres? Making the suggested
> change would not be backward compatible, which concerns me.
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> To: Ian Lance Taylor <email@example.com>
> CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: windres cant make a child window resource ?
> Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 02:29:46 +0900
> From: Iwasa Kazmi <email@example.com>
> X-Dispatcher: imput version 980905(IM100)
> Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 00:58:18 +0900
> > From: Iwasa Kazmi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Windres seems to be not able to make a dialog resource
> > which have only WS_CHILD style.
> > All dialogs will be added a popup-window style.
> > AFAIS, rcparse.y have a problem.
> > In the parsing time, if windres got a `DIALOG' or `DIALOGEX'
> > section, it set a dialog style as (WS_POPUP|WS_BORDER|WS_SYSMENU).
> > Then, if it got a `STYLE' line, it *add* the new styles
> > to the dialog style.
> > If this is a correct work, windres should be added
> > an other way to set the dialog styles except WS_POPUP.
> > You can remove the default styles by using NOT. For example,
> > something like
> > STYLE NOT WS_POPUP | NOT WS_BORDER
> Thank you. It works well for create a WS_CHILD dialog.
> > I think this is compatible with Microsoft's rc program.
> > Ian
> In VC++6, usually I'm using, IDE creates a simple STYLE line like this:
> STYLE WS_CHILD
> and RC creates a dialog resource which have only WS_CHILD style.
> I don't know about old version. but I think default style should be
> enabled only if STYLE line was omitted.
> - --
> Iwasa Kazmi
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