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Transparent richedit Window

Posted on 1998-04-09
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I want to create a window which will be transparent so that whatever is at the background will remain.I am creating a richedit control in the foreground inside a view, I want the bitmap displayed in the view to remain as I output text in the richedit control. Please Help..
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As is, you can't. MFC uses RichEdit 1.0, which doesn't pay attention to WS_EX_TRANSPARENT and paints its own background in response to WM_PAINT instead of using WM_ERASEBKGND.

If you want, you can force MFC to use RichEdit 2.0 or RichEdit 3.0. Then, the WS_EX_TRANSPARENT style will work--or, you can override WM_ERASEBKGND.

The SDK has tons of documentation on the updated rich edit control window classes.

.B ekiM


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