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Black boxes when using Windows XP styles

I'm getting ugly black boxes instead of text whenever I use the XP styles with a form with radio boxes on a frame. The file uses the InitCommonControls deal and the manifest file, everything else look fine instead of that. The only way I've found to make them look normal is to not have them on a frame, which really defeats the purpose.
Anyone have any ideas what the deal is here?
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ejaewon
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TomLaw1999Commented:
Use a picture box instead of a frame.
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ejaewonAuthor Commented:
That did the trick.
Do you have any info on why this is the case? Also, I think I read somewhere a picbox uses much more resources than a frame - is this true?
Anyway thanks!
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TomLaw1999Commented:
Thanks for the 'A' ejaewon. The black box problem has been around ever since XP was released, the only solution I have seen proposed was to use a picture box. You are correct in believing that a picturebox uses more resources than a frame but unless you were using a very large number of components in your program it's probably not worth worrying about.
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ejaewonAuthor Commented:
OK - thanks again.
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