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Post by priyank_bolia » Sun Sep 02, 2007 1:55 pm

Yes, wxNotebook also does not sends.
But I feel thing is wrong behavior, as each control can still handle EVT_CLOSE and do the processing in the event handler, but the event handler is never called, which is a deviation from the standard behavior of child controls.

Though there is a workaround:

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 	for(int i=0; i < m_pFlatNotebook->GetPageCount(); i++)
 	{
 		m_pFlatNotebook->GetPage(i)->Close();
 	}
	m_pFlatNotebook->Close();
But its messy

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Post by pete_b » Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:51 am

Nice control!


Just noticed in the documentation for wxWindow:

wxWindow::HasMultiplePages
virtual bool HasMultiplePages() const

This method should be overridden to return true if this window has multiple pages. All standard class with multiple pages such as wxNotebook, wxListbook and wxTreebook already override it to return true and user-defined classes with similar behaviour should do it as well to allow the library to handle such windows appropriately.

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Post by framepointer » Thu Mar 20, 2008 2:32 pm

Hi eranif.

Wonder if it's possible to add: attach/detach of tabs.
Namely detach a tab from the notebook to it's own frame, and than reatach it to the notebook.

It's just an idea, an I guess it's hard to manage. Maybe you could reparent it to a custom frame that features a buton/toolbar to reatach the window.

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Post by T-Rex » Thu Mar 20, 2008 10:07 pm

framepointer, if you need detached tabs, you can try wxAuiNotebook.

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Post by rjmyst3 » Fri Mar 21, 2008 12:35 am

wxAuiNotebook does not support detached tabs.

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Post by T-Rex » Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:59 pm

> wxAuiNotebook does not support detached tabs.
Indeed, it is possible only to split tabs but not to detach, sorry.

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Post by framepointer » Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:08 am

Hi eranif.

Wonder if you could include the following code in a future release. It searches a menu for items based on name. comes in handy if you dynamically create menus from XML or other input and you want to avoid double creation of the same menu item.

Code to be added to header, flat_menu.h

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/*******************************************************/
protected:
	virtual int  FindMenuItemPos(const wxString & sLabel, wxFlatMenu **pMenu, bool bRecursive) const

public:
	/**
	 * \brief Finds the first menu item object associated with the given name/label and, optionally, the (sub)menu it belongs to.
	 * \param sLabel menu item label
	 * \param pMenu submenu
	 * \param bRecursive search submenus recursively
	 * \return menu item
	 */
	wxFlatMenuItem * FindItem(const wxString & sLabel, wxFlatMenu **pMenu = NULL, bool bRecursive = true) const;
In the cpp file

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/*******************************************************/
wxFlatMenuItem * wxFlatMenu::FindItem(const wxString & sLabel, wxFlatMenu **pMenu, bool bRecursive ) const
{
	wxFlatMenuItem * pRet = 0L;
	
	if( pMenu != 0L )
	{
		int nIdx = FindMenuItemPos(sLabel, pMenu, bRecursive);
		if( wxNOT_FOUND != nIdx )
			pRet = (*pMenu)->m_itemsArr[nIdx];
	}
	else
	{
		wxFlatMenu *pParentMenu = 0L;
		int nIdx = FindMenuItemPos(sLabel, &pParentMenu, bRecursive);
		if( wxNOT_FOUND != nIdx )
			pRet = pParentMenu->m_itemsArr[nIdx];
	}
	
	return pRet;
}

int wxFlatMenu::FindMenuItemPos(const wxString & sLabel, wxFlatMenu **pMenu, bool bRecursive) const
{
	wxASSERT_MSG(pMenu, wxT("menu is NULL"));
	
	*pMenu = 0L;
	wxFlatMenuItem *pItem = 0L;
	int i = 0;
	int nIdx = wxNOT_FOUND;

	for (; i < (int)m_itemsArr.size(); i++ )
	{
		pItem = m_itemsArr[i];
		
		if ( pItem->GetLabel().Cmp(sLabel) == 0 )
		{
			*pMenu = (wxFlatMenu *)this;
			nIdx = i;
			break;
		}
		else if ( pItem->IsSubMenu() && bRecursive)
		{
			nIdx = pItem->GetSubMenu()->FindMenuItemPos(sLabel, pMenu, bRecursive);
			if( wxNOT_FOUND != nIdx )
				break;
		}
		else
		{
			pItem = 0L;
		}
	}

	return nIdx;
}
It's similar to the wxMenu FindItem() methods, just that you can specify if you want to recurse into submenus or not.


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Post by aetmos » Mon Jul 14, 2008 4:54 pm

I think I've found a bug...

When I close a tab, events seem to be fired in this order:

CLOSING
CHANGING
CHANGED
CLOSED

Makes sense. However, within my CHANGING function, if I do an event.GetOldSelection(), I would expect to get the ID of the page that is being (but has not yet been) closed. Instead, I get the ID of the page that I am changing to (i.e. event.GetSelection() == event.GetOldSelection() in this instance). GetOldSelection() works fine generally, it's only when I try to call it when a tab is being closed that there's a problem.

Tom

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Post by nkwinder » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:18 pm

i downloaded the files, and tried to build the project in vs2008. Firstly, the demo project is disabled and can't be compiled at all. The actual flatNotebook compilation gives errors.

i actually use codeblocks with wxWidgets. I compiled wxWidgets with mingw, and not through vs.

Can someone tell me how to setup and use this?

thanks in advance

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