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Windows 7 Progress bar in Delphi 7

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Would like application loading TGauge to look like Windows 7
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Question by:Greg Rowland
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by:Geert Gruwez
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Can you be a bit (i mean a lot) more descriptive ?

sample screenshot ?

your title says progressbar, your question says TGauge ... which is it ?
TGauge is a sample of how to create a component in the demos.
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by:Kimputer
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You're using a built-in control. One that itself doesn't have that many options. Therefore, what you see is what you get.
There's no flashy blinking moving stuff as the Win7 native progress bar
To get a little bit close to Win7 native, try Visual Studio from MS (there's a free version as well). Programming in VB.net won't be that difficult (probably much easier even).
https://www.visualstudio.com/vs/visual-studio-express/
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by:lopem
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try torry.net. You will find many third parties components, many of them enhanced versions of the traditional delphi components.
Good luck
Lopem
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by:Geert Gruwez
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Try devexpres.
They have multiple skins.

Visual studio ? What's that ?
The delphi components are usually wrappers around the windows native controls for easier handling

this is a sample of a TProgressbar and a non-skinned devexpress progressbar[embed=file 1196787]
2017-09-29_8-16-41.mp4
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