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eyDown Event(Problem in detecting "SHIFT + 1")

Discussion in 'MFC' started by apremanandh, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. apremanandh

    apremanandh New Member

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    Hi friends,

    I working with MFC and i am a beginner also,
    I am Trying to validate an editbox (which take a phone number as input with starting character '+' should be allowed if user wishes).
    i am not able to block special characters(!,@,#,$,%,^,&,*,(,))

    Please help me to solve this problem. :confused:
     
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    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    you need to sub class the CEdit class and have your own event handler for the keypress / keydown event and then handle the characters accordingly. Also if you wish you can validate in the lost focus event there.
     
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    apremanandh New Member

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    Ok i tried out this logic and it works, but one problem, this nChar Param in OnKeyDown always showing the Capital letter Ascii only. any solution for that
     
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    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    That should not be the case unless you have caps lock on.
     

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