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How to load bitmap on a command button in VC++. i have turned on the bitmap property of the command button in design view in dialog.

my code goes like this.

CButton *a;
a= (CButton *)GetDlgItem(IDC_BUTTON1);
a->SetBitmap((HBITMAP)MAKEINTRESOURCE(IDB_BITMAP1));


but nothing happens when this code is executed . am i wrong somewhere??
please reply me immediately. i am using VC6.0
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Question by:karthik1979
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by:Axter
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You have to set the IDC_BUTTON1 property to Ownwer_draw and Bitmap
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by:karthik1979
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I checked it .  i wrote the code on button2 click event  to load bitmap on button1. also i set the BS_OWNERDRAW style as said in MSDN .
but when i click on button 2  . button1  disappeared!! on the dialog box.


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pkkn earned 10 total points
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Hai Karthik,
Try It...

CButton *a;
a= (CButton *)GetDlgItem(IDC_BUTTON1);
HBITMAP hBmp = LoadBitmap(AfxGetInstanceHandle(),MAKEINTRESOURCE(IDB_BITMAP1));
a->SetBitmap(hBmp );
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