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button color change

Posted on 1999-07-24
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
I use Button class to create a window.
I get the hwnd and I wnat to change the color of the button when I get the message WM_LBUTTIONDOWN.
How can I change the color?
Please in c++
Any comments will be helpful,thanks
Question by:Babyworship
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ID: 1403649
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r parkinson earned 100 total points
ID: 1403650
You need to process the WM_CTLCOLORBTN message.  This is quite well documented, but basically you just return the handle of the brush that you want to paint the background with. You program has to destroy the brush later though (e.g. when you destroy the window) otherwise you get a memory leek.

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ID: 1403651
So,I need sendmessage()?

HDC hdc=GetDC(hwnd);

I don't know what shuld I do next,how to change the color?


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