Thread: GetDlgItemText with a listbox

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    GetDlgItemText with a listbox


    I am trying to retrive the text that is located in a listbox. I am using:

    GetDlgItemText(dlghwnd, LV_Course, EDC, 200);
    where LV_Course is my listbox and EDC is the string that is suppose to store the text. However when I run my program, EDC returns nothing.

    Any ideas?

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    You could check the return value to see if the function succeeded.
    if (GetDlgItemText(dlghwnd, LV_Course, EDC, 200) == 0)
       cout << "Unable to retrieve item." << endl;
    If it failed, check to be sure EDC is a char buffer.

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