Solved

Irregular shaped window

Posted on 2001-08-30
4
300 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Hi,
    I am new to MFC programming. I want to know how to make an irregular shaped window based on a bitmap which is on a file.
Thanks in advance
Tranger
 
0
Comment
Question by:Tranger
4 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Axter earned 20 total points
ID: 6442598
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:BogdyPtr
ID: 6442623
Well you load the bitmap, you draw it on the dc of the window then you parse the dc and for any point of the transparent color you create a window region. You add   these regions into a destination region then you substract this destination region form the window region and set the resulting region as the new window region. That should do it.

For more help look at the followin functions in MSDN or other MFC documentation:

LoadImage                           //win32 API
CDC::DrawState                      //MFC
CDC::GetPixel                       //MFC
CWnd::Get/SetWindowRgn              //MFC
CombineRgn                          //win32 API
CreateRectRgn                       //win32 API
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Roshan Davis
ID: 9531968
No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area that this question is:

Answered by: Axter

Please leave any comments here within the next seven days.

PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS COMMENT AS AN ANSWER!

Roshan Davis
EE Cleanup Volunteer
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Include multiple hostnames in this command? 3 53
dog bark java program 15 87
Annoying "thing" blocks my view 4 81
Excel file not created as expected 7 48
Introduction: Dynamic window placements and drawing on a form, simple usage of windows registry as a storage place for information. Continuing from the first article about sudoku.  There we have designed the application and put a lot of user int…
Exception Handling is in the core of any application that is able to dignify its name. In this article, I'll guide you through the process of writing a DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) Exception Handling mechanism, using Aspect Oriented Programming.
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

20 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now