troubleshooting Question

Semi-Transparent Button created by "CreateWindowEx" !!

Avatar of RAFAAJ
RAFAAJ asked on
Visual Basic Classic
2 Comments1 Solution1029 ViewsLast Modified:
I have created  a "Button" class window via "CreateWindowEx" API.

what I want is to have this newly created button to be Semi-Transparent  by setting its WS_EX_LAYERED Window Style and then using the "SetLayeredWindowAttributes" API.

I am not sure if the button needs to be subclassed or or maybe I should capture the WM_CREATE Message in its window procedure and if that's the case can anyone show me how.

Anyway, I have tried many things but without any luck.

Can anybody show me a working code snippet to solve this  ?

Regards.
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Dana Seaman
Dana Seaman (danaseaman)

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros