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How I can create Icon in Windows 2000?

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Hi,

How I can create an transparent icon in Windows 2000 without using graphics unit?

In other word, I'd like to create transparent icon by using WinApi command only.

btw, I use Delphi 5 Std.

Thank you for your help
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Question by:linux2000
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by:joepezt
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are you talking about buttons with icons in them?. or icons which can be double clicked in windows?

if you use flatbuttons, i guess  you can try

speedbutton1.Glyph.TransparentColor := clWhite;
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The CreateIcon function creates an icon that has the specified size, colors, and bit patterns.

HICON CreateIcon(
  HINSTANCE hInstance,    // handle to application instance
  int nWidth,             // icon width
  int nHeight,            // icon height
  BYTE cPlanes,           // number of planes in XOR bitmask
  BYTE cBitsPixel,        // number of BPP in XOR bitmask
  CONST BYTE *lpbANDbits, // AND bitmask
  CONST BYTE *lpbXORbits  // XOR bitmask
);
Parameters
hInstance [in] Handle to the instance of the module creating the icon.
nWidth [in] Specifies the width, in pixels, of the icon.
nHeight[in] Specifies the height, in pixels, of the icon.
cPlanes[in] Specifies the number of planes in the XOR bitmask of the icon.
cBitsPixel [in] Specifies the number of bits-per-pixel in the XOR bitmask of the icon.
lpbANDbits [in] Pointer to an array of bytes that contains the bit values for the AND bitmask of the icon. This bitmask describes a monochrome bitmap.
lpbXORbits [in] Pointer to an array of bytes that contains the bit values for the XOR bitmask of the icon. This bitmask describes a monochrome or device-dependent color bitmap.
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by:linux2000
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Do you know how I can create a transparent icon in Win2000 by using CreateIconIndirect command?

Thank you for your help

 
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