Chapter 5. Creating and Using Dialog Boxes

by Jonathan Bates and Mickey Williams

In This Chapter

Dialog boxes remain the prime mechanism for detailed data exchange between the application and user.

The MFC libraries provide extensive support for template-based dialog boxes through the CDialog base class.

ClassWizard is an excellent tool for creating dialog box classes and automating the transfer between a dialog box's controls and mapped member variables during dialog box data exchange.

You can only do so much with ClassWizard, however, and often you'll need to get down to the code to gain the full benefits of the dialog box ...

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