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Drawing in an SDI application
This is gonna be a long post, so please bear with me
Also, please have in mind that although I don't lack programming skills, I have little experience using VC++, GDI and MFC.
Ok, here goes. I have to create an SDI application that displays a dialog box on RButtonDown in the main frame. The dialog box should contain some comboboxes and buttons from which I select a shape, the mapping mode, pen style / width / color and whatever else might come in handy (like fill color & stuff). I think I've got this part figured out
The thing is, after I select these parameters and exit the dialog box, I have to draw the selected shape, using the specified parameters in the main frame. Not having MSDN installed and having a poor internet connection is a bad thing and unfortunately that won't change too soon, that being the reason I'm posting here.
Back to the problem. Is there a "shape" class in GDI / MFC that I can use (read: extend) that will cover my needs? That is, something as-easy-as-possible to instantiate and serialize? The objects I draw must be selectable via click and information on them displayed in either a child dialog box or another frame. Also, how do I work with the CAppdrawDoc (appdraw is the name of my app) in order to be able to store an array of "shapes" and save/open them via serialize?
It's kind of an "asap" thingie, so I'd really appreciate an answer. Also, code would be a blessing Documented code would be paradise :P
Thank you in advance,
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