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Changing color of form title bar

Posted on 1998-08-23
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Is there a way to change the color of the title bar (other than changing the Windows colors).  

Also, is there a way to have a window border but without the title bar ?
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Question by:sharons
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erajoj earned 50 total points
ID: 1337462
1. Yes, check, for instance, TRxGradientCaption in RXLib.
2. Yes:

type
  TForm1 = class(TForm)
  private
    procedure WMNCHitTest( var Msg: TWMNCHitTest ); message WM_NCHitTest;
    procedure CreateParams( var Params: TCreateParams ); override;
  ...
  procedure TForm1.CreateParams( var Params: TCreateParams );
  begin
    inherited CreateParams( Params );
    with Params do Style := ( Style or WS_POPUP ) and ( not WS_DLGFRAME );
   end;

procedure TForm1.WMNCHitTest( var Msg: TWMNCHitTest ); // client area as titlebar, for dragging
begin
  inherited;
  if ( Msg.Result = htClient )
  then Msg.Result := htCaption;
end;

/// John

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by:sharons
ID: 1337463
Thank you.
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