Default Windows Background Color

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    Default Windows Background Color

    I was searching the forums for info on how to set the background the color of the default windows settings (in your display properties) i found COLOR_WINDOW+1 but that just gives me a white background when i use it like this:
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        wincl.hbrBackground = (HBRUSH) GetStockObject(COLOR_WINDOW+1);
    is that the correct way to use it? did i forget to call something extra? or is it wrong all together?
    thanks....

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    Remove the "GetStockObject" part of that line.

    gg

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    so....
    Code:
        wincl.hbrBackground = (HBRUSH)(COLOR_WINDOW+1);
    ?????


    still dont work....

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    Whatever the problem is, it's not that line of code.

    gg

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    ah-hah! COLOR_3DFACE+1

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