comctl32.dll: Running siap and modules under wine, first steps

Robert Shearman rob at
Sat Sep 17 18:45:34 CDT 2005

Maximiliano Curia wrote:

>There are a couple of important widgets that seem to be incompatible with 
>wine. But as I'm not an expert neither in Windows nor in wine, the one I could 
>really track down is a TreeView widget (from comctl32.dll) (from the main 
>window of the program), that is not fully implemented in wine, and by using a 
>native comctl32.dll (I tried using the win98, winme, win2k libraries) the 
>widget would work but some of the other stuff, like switching 
>to one of the modules wouldn't.
>I made a screenshot to make this clearer, the wine version[3] and the w2k 
>So, what should I do next?

Start the program with WINEDEBUG=+treeview wine program.exe &> 
treeview.log and send the treeview log to the list (compressed if it is 
over 50kB).

>Is there some documentation of how to implement a certain Windows widget in 

Not really. My guess is that either some message is failing because it 
is hitting some border case.

>Is anybody working in this dll, or has worked on this widget?

I have worked on the control, but I don't really have time to look at 
the specific problem, other than giving a 5 minute look over any log 
files you send.

Rob Shearman

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