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How do you custom render the button for ToolStripComboBox ?

Posted on 2013-01-31
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I need to custom render the arrow on a ToolStripComboBox.  I have tried making a ToolStripProfessional Renderer but can't seem to figure out a way to make it work that way.  Either vb or C# is fine.
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Meir Rivkin earned 2000 total points
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here's a post which describes the way to custom paint the arrow in ToolStripComboBox:
Painting right arrow in ToolStripComboBox

you can make the changes in the WndProc function in WM_PAINT message
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by:Brian2274
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Yes, I have seen that post and I was hoping there was some other simpler way that I haven't come across yet.
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actually, i couldn't find anywhere something even close, sorry.
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