|Date:||March 28, 2007 / year-entry #108|
|Summary:||There are two ways to make a vertical toolbar. You can use the common CCS_VERT style, or you can use the TBSTYLE_EX_VERTICAL extended style which is specific to the toolbar. Why are there two ways of doing the same thing? Because we messed up. Whoever created the TBSTYLE_EX_VERTICAL extended style didn't realize that there was...|
There are two ways to make a vertical toolbar. You can use the common
Because we messed up.
Whoever created the
What's worse, some vertical behavior is controlled by
Unfortunately, the story doesn't get any better. Once this mistake was discovered, work was done to try to get the two styles in sync, so that setting one automatically set the other. The idea was to ensure that everybody got consistent behavior instead of getting half-and-half if you, say, turned on
It's a mess. We're sorry.
Pre-emptive snarky comment: "This is why Windows sucks."
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