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How to change the default glyph of TFileListBox component?

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Hi!
I want to use 3D file images, and FileListBox has old images of folder and files... How to change the default glyph of TFileListBox component?

If it's not possible.. is there any better way to do this?



Thanks in advance...
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Question by:goaman
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Here's one (tricky) way...

type
  tLB=class(tFileListBox);
procedure TForm2.FormCreate(Sender: TObject);
begin
  tLB(lb).ExeBMP.LoadFromFile('test.bmp');
  tLB(lb).DirBMP.LoadFromFile('test2.bmp');
  tLB(lb).UnknownBMP.LoadFromFile('test3.bmp');
end;

Once you have the handle to the bitmap, you can load from file, resource, whetever.
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by:esoftbg
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TFileListBox is declared into:
:\Program Files\Borland\Delphi7\Source\Vcl\FileCtrl.pas
and gets the bitmaps from:
:\Program Files\Borland\Delphi7\Lib\filectrl.res

May be you need to inherit a new component from TFileListBox which will get the bitmaps from your resource file ....
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by:goaman
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Hi  LRHGuy,
I'm getting (Access Violation)error while compiling.... :( pls help me...


Hi esoftbg,
Thanx for the tip, how can I change it programmically without changing it's res file?...  like loading bmps from hard drive or something...
I wish LRHGuy's example works...
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Hmmm...an (Access Violation) while compiling...interesting. Make sure you've copied the example exactly, with your own file names, then restart Delphi. I tried the example in D7 before I posted and it worked perfectly with no errors, so right now I don't know why you'd get a access violatin error while compiling.
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by:goaman
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Hi  LRHGuy,
Sorry... I made a little mistake thatswhy error came... It's working exactly how I want.... :)

thankyou, I appreciate your help....
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