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How to create menu in C++

We all use menu in our C++ project, generally we use numbers for selecting the options by switch-case statement which is very common. Here in this video you
can see how you can create a menu in C++ and use it by using up arrow key and down arrow key. You can use the code freely in your project given below.
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/**************************************************************/
/****************GUI C++ Menu***********************/
/****************Use Arrow key and Enter Key to use it**********/
/**************************************************************/

#include<iostream.h>
#include<conio.h>
#include <dos.h>
#include<graphics.h>

//Menu Global Item
#define pixTOrc(x) (8*(x-1)) //convert pixel into row and col format
#define INC 5 //Increment Distance Between Menu Items
#define ROW 15 //Row Value for Menu Item
#define COL 8 //Column Value for Menu Item
#define MAXMENU 5 //Total menu items // To display the Inventory Main menu options typedef char option[20];
option MMenu[]= { "View Account", "Transactions", "New Accont", "Edit Account", "Quit" }; // Function to displays all the menu prompt messages from the pointer array of option a[] void normalvideo(int x,int y,char *str) { x=pixTOrc(x); y=pixTOrc(y); outtextxy(x,y,str); } // Function to move the cursor on the menu prompt with a reverse video color void selectedMenu(int x,int y,char *str) {
x=pixTOrc(x); y=pixTOrc(y); setcolor(5); //Selected Item Color
sound(400);
delay(100);
nosound();
outtextxy(x,y,str);
setcolor(WHITE); //Unselected Item Color
sound(500);
delay(100);
nosound();
}
//Keep Track of which arrow key is pressed
char menu()
{
settextstyle(TRIPLEX_FONT,HORIZ_DIR,2);
setcolor(WHITE); //Initial Menu Item Color
int i,done;
for(i = 1; i < MAXMENU; i++)
normalvideo(COL, (i*INC)+ROW, MMenu[i]);
selectedMenu(COL,ROW, MMenu[0]);
i = done = 0;
do
{
/**Status Bar Code**/
setfillstyle(SOLID_FILL,BLUE);
settextstyle(SMALL_FONT,HORIZ_DIR,5);
bar(pixTOrc(2),pixTOrc(52.5),pixTOrc(75),pixTOrc(55));
setcolor(LIGHTCYAN);
switch(i)
{
case 0 : outtextxy(pixTOrc(5),pixTOrc(52.75),"View Account --> View Detail of an account");
break;
case 1 : outtextxy(pixTOrc(5),pixTOrc(52.75),"Transactions --> Do transaction Debit/Credit");
break; case 2 : outtextxy(pixTOrc(5),pixTOrc(52.75),"New Accont --> Create a new account for customer");
break;
case 3 : outtextxy(pixTOrc(5),pixTOrc(52.75),"Edit Account --> Edit an existing account");
break;
case 4 : outtextxy(pixTOrc(5),pixTOrc(52.75),"Close the Program");
break;
}
/**status Bar ends**/
setcolor(WHITE);
settextstyle(TRIPLEX_FONT,HORIZ_DIR,2);
int key = getch();
switch (key)
{
case 00: key = getch();
switch (key)
{
case 72: normalvideo(COL, (i*INC)+ROW, MMenu[i]);
i--;
if (i == -1)
i = MAXITEM-1;
selectedMenu(COL,(i*INC)+ROW,MMenu[i]);
break;
case 80: normalvideo(COL, (i*INC)+ROW, MMenu[i]);
i++;
if (i == MAXITEM)
i = 0;
selectedMenu(COL, (i*INC)+ROW, MMenu[i]);
break;
}
break;
case 13: done = 1;
}
}
while (!done);
return(i+49);
}
//This part you can use for main functionality of the menu
void mainArea()
{
setcolor(BLUE);
outtextxy(pixTOrc(30),pixTOrc(20),"http://cbsecsnip.in/");
setcolor(YELLOW);
} /* Code for displaying the main menu*/
void call_menu()
{
char choice;
do
{
choice = menu();
switch (choice)
{
case '1': setcolor(BLUE); outtextxy(pixTOrc(40),pixTOrc(15),"View Account");
mainArea();
getch();
setfillstyle(SOLID_FILL,LIGHTGRAY);
bar(pixTOrc(28),pixTOrc(14),pixTOrc(75),pixTOrc(50));
mainArea();
break;
case '2':
setcolor(BLUE);
outtextxy(pixTOrc(40),pixTOrc(15),"Transactions");
mainArea();
getch();
setfillstyle(SOLID_FILL,LIGHTGRAY);
bar(pixTOrc(28),pixTOrc(14),pixTOrc(75),pixTOrc(50));
mainArea();
break;
case '3':
setcolor(BLUE);
outtextxy(pixTOrc(40),pixTOrc(15),"New Accont");
mainArea();
getch();
setfillstyle(SOLID_FILL,LIGHTGRAY);
bar(pixTOrc(28),pixTOrc(14),pixTOrc(75),pixTOrc(50));
mainArea();
break;
case '4':
setcolor(BLUE);
outtextxy(pixTOrc(40),pixTOrc(15),"Edit Account");
mainArea();
getch();
setfillstyle(SOLID_FILL,LIGHTGRAY);
bar(pixTOrc(28),pixTOrc(14),pixTOrc(75),pixTOrc(50));
mainArea();
break;
case '5': //Close the project
setcolor(BLUE);
outtextxy(pixTOrc(40),pixTOrc(15),"Quit");
mainArea();
delay(1000);
setfillstyle(SOLID_FILL,LIGHTGRAY);
bar(pixTOrc(28),pixTOrc(14),pixTOrc(75),pixTOrc(50));
mainArea();
goto exit;
}
} while (choice != MAXITEM);
exit:
}
void main()
{
int i,j;
int gd=DETECT,gm=0;
initgraph(&gd,&gm,"C:\\TC\\BGI");
setcolor(BLACK);
rectangle(0,0,640,480);
setfillstyle(SOLID_FILL,LIGHTGRAY);
bar(2,1,637,478);
setfillstyle(SOLID_FILL,BLACK);
bar(1,3,637,50);
settextstyle(BOLD_FONT,HORIZ_DIR,2);
setcolor(YELLOW);
outtextxy(pixTOrc(12),pixTOrc(1)," BANKING SYSTEM PROJECT ");
setfillstyle(CLOSE_DOT_FILL,DARKGRAY);
bar(pixTOrc(7),pixTOrc(14),pixTOrc(25),pixTOrc(50));
call_menu();
closegraph(); }