Called by the framework before calling OnDragEnter or OnDragOver to determine whether the point is in the scrolling region.

virtual DROPEFFECT OnDragScroll( 
   DWORD dwKeyState, 
   CPoint point  


  • dwKeyState
    Contains the state of the modifier keys. This is a combination of any number of the following: MK_CONTROL, MK_SHIFT, MK_ALT, MK_LBUTTON, MK_MBUTTON, and MK_RBUTTON.

  • point
    Contains the location of the cursor, in pixels, relative to the screen.

Return Value

A value from the DROPEFFECT enumerated type, which indicates the type of drop that would occur if the user dropped the object at this position. The type of drop usually depends on the current key state indicated by dwKeyState. A standard mapping of keystates to DROPEFFECT values is:

  • DROPEFFECT_NONE   The data object cannot be dropped in this window.

  • DROPEFFECT_LINK for MK_CONTROL | MK_SHIFT   Creates a linkage between the object and its server.

  • DROPEFFECT_COPY for MK_CONTROL   Creates a copy of the dropped object.

  • DROPEFFECT_MOVE for MK_ALT   Creates a copy of the dropped object and delete the original object.

  • DROPEFFECT_SCROLL   Indicates that a drag scroll operation is about to occur or is occurring in the target view.

For more information, see the MFC Advanced Concepts sample OCLIENT.


Override this function when you want to provide special behavior for this event. The default implementation automatically scrolls windows when the cursor is dragged into the default scroll region inside the border of each window.For more information, see the article Drag and Drop: Implementing a Drop Target.


Header: afxwin.h

See Also


CView Class

Hierarchy Chart






Other Resources

CView Members