Status bar in a dialog.

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Status bar in a dialog.

Post by toe99001 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 6:43 am

Is it posiible to set a status bar in a dialog.
I have tried to use the method 'CreateStatusBar' but it does not exist in the 'wxDialog' class.


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Post by DavidHart » Tue Jan 15, 2008 10:44 am


I'm moderately sure that this isn't possible (unsurprisingly: when did you last see a dialog with a statusbar?).

You could either use a wxFrame instead, or fake your own bar by putting a long, thin wxPanel into the bottom section of your main sizer. Of course you'd have to provide the 'Write' code too.



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Post by ddv » Tue Jan 15, 2008 12:44 pm

I do not see what is the problem.

Just add a wxStatusBar in your dialog. Of course you must make the status bar stay at the bottom: for example you just need another control or sizer that use the proportion = 1.

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Post by clyde729 » Tue Jan 15, 2008 5:13 pm

As "ddv" already says. As far as I remember the "dialog" sample shows a dialog with a statusbar (or even 2 statusbars). Have a look to see how it works.
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