MFC - Scrollbars


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A scrollbar is a graphical control element with which continuous text, pictures or anything else can be scrolled in two directions along a control by clicking an arrow. This control can assume one of two directions — horizontal or vertical. It is represented by CScrollBar class.

Here is the list of methods in CScrollBar class −

Sr.No. Name & Description
1

Create

Enables or disables one or both arrows of a scroll bar.

2

EnableScrollBar

Enables or disables one or both arrows of a scroll bar.

3

GetScrollBarInfo

Retrieves information about the scroll bar using a SCROLLBARINFO structure.

4

GetScrollInfo

Retrieves information about the scroll bar.

5

GetScrollLimit

Retrieves the limit of the scroll bar.

6

GetScrollPos

Retrieves the current position of a scroll box.

7

GetScrollRange

Retrieves the current minimum and maximum scroll-bar positions for the given scroll bar.

8

SetScrollInfo

Sets information about the scroll bar.

9

SetScrollPos

Sets the current position of a scroll box.

10

SetScrollRange

Sets minimum and maximum position values for the given scroll bar.

11

ShowScrollBar

Shows or hides a scroll bar.

Let us look into a simple example of Scrollbar.

Step 1 − To add either horizontal or vertical scrollbar, you need to set the following highlighted properties of the dialog box to True.

Scrollbar

Step 2 − When you run the above application, you will see that both horizontal and vertical scrollbars have been added.

Scrollbar
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