Right Click on Rich Edit

This is a discussion on Right Click on Rich Edit within the Windows Programming forums, part of the Platform Specific Boards category; I want to capture the WM_RBUTTONUP message when my richedit revieves it so I can open a popup menu. I ...

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    Right Click on Rich Edit

    I want to capture the WM_RBUTTONUP message when my richedit revieves it so I can open a popup menu. I am not sure but I think I will have to subclass the control. Has anyone ever tried this with a richedit control and have some source code so i can see how they did it? I am using WinAPI and C. Thanks.

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    R U kidding? This IS Windows. Welcome to the world of do-it-yourself! Okay, there may be an easy way to do it, but that I don't know. What I DO know it that you can extract the coords of the mouse gesture from the LPARAM at the time of the message. The x is in the LOWORD(lParam), y in the HIWORD(lParam). Test it with PtInRect() (with the rect of the edit)...
    Code:
    #include <cmath>
    #include <complex>
    bool euler_flip(bool value)
    {
        return std::pow
        (
            std::complex<float>(std::exp(1.0)), 
            std::complex<float>(0, 1) 
            * std::complex<float>(std::atan(1.0)
            *(1 << (value + 2)))
        ).real() < 0;
    }

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