transparent client zone

Posted on 2000-02-16
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I would like to create a window, base on CView (for example), where the client zone is transparent.

How can I do that?

Thanks for any information.
Question by:rgrand
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Yes this is hard - you may want to look at CRgn and the Path functions of CDC. There is also some nice stuff on

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jhattingh earned 300 total points
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This is an excellent project that makes it mpossible to do what you are asking:

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Author Comment

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thanks for this project. It is really interesting. However I would like to find a real non rectangular dlg. This means that when I click on the non client region.

Do you know where I can find it?

Thanks in advance

Expert Comment

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I'm not sure what you mean. The link I sent to you is certainly non-rectangular. Tell where the link failed you and I will see what I can come up with.


Author Comment

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Ok forgot what I have just said. This project is really excellent. There is only some refresh problem when you move the window, but it doesn't matter.

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