Edit: If anyone's tried this in win32 before, am I going in the right direction by using DrawThemeBackground()?
I'v recently enabled Visual Styles using a manifest for version 6 of ComCtl32.dll. Example of Visual Styles in Win32: Visual Styles
The buttons look great, but I can't figure out how to make the background around the buttons transparent. Please see example image: http://www.freeimagehosting.net/image.php?2bdeff33ba.jpg
My main window background color is set to dark grey with:
a.hbrBackground = GetStockObject(DKGRAY_BRUSH);
The common controls are initialized with:
INITCOMMONCONTROLSEX stylesStruct; stylesStruct.dwSize = sizeof(stylesStruct); stylesStruct.dwICC = ICC_STANDARD_CLASSES; InitCommonControlsEx(&stylesStruct);
And I create the button windows with:
j = CreateWindow(L"BUTTON", L"hello", WS_VISIBLE | WS_CHILD | BS_DEFPUSHBUTTON, 100, 100, 100, 100, h, 0, hInst, 0);
Buttons look fine over a white background, but the border becomes visible over anything else. Is it possible to make the border around buttons transparent?