L_ILM_SAVEDATABASE

Send this message to have the ImageList Control save its contents as a multipage TIFF file (database).

Parameter Description
wParam Flag that indicates which items to save. Possible values are:
  Value Meaning
  TRUE Save only selected items.
  FALSE Save all items.
lParam Pointer to the filename in which the database will be saved.

Returns

SUCCESS

Function was successful.

< 0

An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.

Comments

The items will be saved as pages in a multipage TIFF file.

The format of the pages will be as follows:

BitsPerPixel

Format

1

FILE_CCITT_GROUP4

8

FILE_TIF_PACKBITS

24

FILE_TIF_JPEG

other

FILE_TIF

The pText for each item will be saved in the CMNT_SZNAMEOFPAGE comment.

The pTextExt for each item will be saved in the CMNT_SZNAMEOFDOC comment.

The associated macro is:

L_ImgListSaveDatabase(hWnd, bSelected, pszFilename)

For a complete list of available macros, refer to the Ltlst.h file.

See Also

Elements:

L_ReadFileComment, L_DeleteComment, L_SetComment, L_WriteFileComment, L_ILM_LOADDATABASE, L_ILM_INSERT, L_ReadFileComments

Topics:

Using the ImageList Control
Image List Control Messages

Example

L_INT ILM_SAVEDATABASEExample(HWND hCtrl, HWND hWndFrame) 
{ 
   if(IsWindow(hCtrl) && IsWindow(hWndFrame)) 
   { 
      L_INT nRet = SUCCESS; 
      OPENFILENAME OFN; 
      L_TCHAR szFilter[] = {TEXT("TIFF\0") TEXT("*.tif\0\0")}; 
      L_TCHAR szFile[L_MAXPATH] = TEXT("\0"); 
 
      ZeroMemory(&OFN, sizeof(OFN)); 
 
      OFN.lStructSize       = sizeof(OPENFILENAME); 
      OFN.hwndOwner         = hWndFrame; 
      OFN.lpstrFilter       = szFilter; 
      OFN.lpstrCustomFilter = NULL; 
      OFN.lpstrFile         = szFile; 
      OFN.nMaxFile          = sizeof(szFile); 
      OFN.lpstrFileTitle    = NULL; 
      OFN.lpstrTitle        = TEXT("Save Database"); 
      OFN.lpstrDefExt       = NULL; 
      OFN.lpfnHook          = NULL; 
 
      if(GetSaveFileName(&OFN)) 
      { 
         nRet = (L_INT)SendMessage(hCtrl, L_ILM_SAVEDATABASE, (WPARAM)FALSE, (LPARAM)szFile); 
         if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
            MessageBox(hWndFrame, TEXT("Error saving file!"), TEXT("Error"), MB_OK); 
      } 
      return nRet; 
   } 
   else 
      return ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER; 
} 

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