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I need to paint a CEdit control during
execution of the program.

I tried using SetBackColor but it didnt compile. Some one said that I have to be able to catch messages. If this is
the case than I need someone to help me please. A working piece of code is appreciated
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Vinayak Kumbar earned 60 total points
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Hi,

I suppose that edit box is in a dialog box say CMyDlg
Then map OnInitDialog() and OnCtlColor() function to that dialog. Declare m_MyBrush as CBrush in doalog.h file

and put the following code

In OnInitDialog()

m_MyBrush.CreateSolidBrush(RGB(255,0,0));

and in OnCtlColor()
if(nCtlColor == CTLCOLOR_EDIT)
{
    return m_MyBrush;
}

Hope that helps
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