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Setting a Background to CTreeCtrl

motigust
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I want to change the background color of a tree control to black and the foreground to white.

I know there is a solution for that in codeGuru's site.
(http://www.codeguru.com/treeview/ctrl_color.shtml).
But, It seems that this solution dose'nt work well in Visual-C/5.0 or later. When I'm using it, the Tree's area filled with garbage when expanding/collapsing branches.

Any Idea, or a different solution for that problem?

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If you have VC++6 use CTreeCtrl::SetBkColor()
If you dont' have VC++6, send a TVM_SETBKCOLOR message to the control with the wParam=0 and lParam=COLORREF of the color you want. And use
#define TVM_SETBKCOLOR              (TV_FIRST + 29)

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Commented:
This is working the same as using GetCtlColor, The window background is painted with black, but the text/Icons/Lines appears with ugly white rectangled background.

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