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Dear Experts,
I'm working in a project (VC#-2008- Desktop app.)
where I need to assign images to the listview control
columns' headers

VIP Note :

I would like the image to be stretched to fit the column's header size
even if the user resizes the column

I found this article usefull
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314933

but the image appears as it is, can't be stretched

Thanks all
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Question by:Rewaya
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by:Bob Learned
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If you are using a ImageList, then the images will be fixed size.  You would need to change the ImageSize property, and that would apply equally to each column.
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by:Rewaya
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Thanks TheLearnedOne
U mean I have to get the column's header size if the user resized the column
then set the image size to the new size of the header ?


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I mean that there is going to be a problem, if you are using an ImageList, because it will apply ImageSize equally to all images, and you can have columns that are different sizes.  I would think that if it is true that you are using an ImageList, then you need to figure out a different way, like an owner-drawn ListView.

Proof-of-concept:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.forms.listview.ownerdraw.aspx
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