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How to display an icon on the TStatusBar in C++Builder?

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How to display an icon (TBitmap or one image from TImageList and the like) on the TStatusBar in C++Builder? We tried to use method PaintTo of TStatusBar, but not successful.

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Just try to change the bg bitmap permanently for the status window..
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You must handle the event OnDrawPanel.
OnDrawPanel occurs only if the status panel's Style property is set to psOwnerDraw.

For example, to display an image from TImageList, call ImageList.Draw( StatusBar.Canvas, … ) from the OnDrawPanel  event handler.

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