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    How do I make a checkbox bacground match it's parent window background?

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    The most versatile way would probably be by making your control owner-drawn and handling the WM_DRAWITEM message but you would have to draw the entire control in any of its various states.
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    But fortunately, it doesn't take much to draw a checkbox well: just call DrawFrameControl.

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