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Getting rid of the focus rectangle in a CButton

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I have a button in which I use a SetBitmap call to put a bitmap on the button.  Everything works ok, but when the button has the focus there is a "focus" rectangle drawn on top of the Bitmap.  Normally, I wouldn't care, but this button is small and the "focus" rectangle hides most of the bitmap.  How do I get rid of this "focus" rectangle?  I could probably use a CBitmapButton but is there a way to do it using CButton?????

thanks,

Jon
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by:Darren_Simons
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I've looked as some code I've written which uses a CButton which is set to be owner-drawn and it doesn't have the problem about focus rectangles. Is your button owner-drawn? Also, how about disabling it as a tab-stop?

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by:psdavis
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Disabling the tab-stop will only change the focus if tabbed to it.  Won't the rectangle still show up once it has been clicked?
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MikeP090797 earned 100 total points
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Add a hidden checkbox to your dialog, make it's WS_VISIBLE true, but put it beyond the borders of it. In the click notification, simply SetFocus on that checkbox
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by:jmfernau
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that will work as a quick fix....

thanks,

Jon
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