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How to change the color of text in a listbox

Posted on 1998-08-24
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How can i change the color of individual lines of text in a listbox
i'm using visual c++ 5
Thanx in aDvance
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If you want all the text to be the same color, catch the WM_CTLCOLORLISTBOX message (or override CWnd::OnCtlColor for MFC). If you want each line to have different color, create an  owner-draw list box (override CListBox::OnDrawItem, ...).
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do you have any sample code for an owner drawn listbox
thanx again
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thanx again but the second url does not exist and do you have anything in using visual c++.
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The second URL is correct. Try this
http://www.codeguru.com/show.cgi?controls=/controls/tab_checklistbox.shtml

Or go to http://www.codeguru.com, click "other controls" on the left navigation bar, there are some list box related articles.
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