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How can I change the font size of the msgbox prompt? Changing the form default size dosn't do it.
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Question by:Neal Hartman
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by:mark2150
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MSGBOX font properties are controlled by your desktop and without API calls not directly accessable to VB.

WATY, you gots the API's for this gent?

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by:waty
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I think the best and easier solution is rewriting a complete message box. I have coded a complete message box. If you want I can send you the code.

mark, at this moment, I don't see any way using API to change the font in a messagebox. We don't have the hand on a messagebox, it is modal once it is executed, so we could not change the properties of the messagebox.
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by:Mirkwood
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Waty is right
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Was wild guess Waty, you seem to have an API call for *everything* (grin).

Anyway, you can change MSGBOX fonts, etc, but only by changing the entire desktop. If you just want *your* stuff to look different from everyone elses, seems like you're SOL.

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mark2150, there are a lot of API under Windows, a lot of them are very useful (take a look at the MSDN), I don't know all the APIs.
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