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using a bitmap as a background for a SDI dialog application

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If you have a SDI application with a dialog as the main window, how do you place a bitmap as the background instead of just setting the background color?
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You can override WM_ERASEBKGND to do nothing and override WM_PAINT to draw the bitmap wherever you want in the dialog class.

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