button "faces" ?

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    button "faces" ?

    hey, i like the buttons that are in .NET better than the default win32 api buttons. so i was wondering if i could use those buttons "faces" in my win32 api apps.. as an example of what i mean, the buttons in these 2 pictures:
    http://willc0de4food.is-a-geek.com/images/yahtzee_c.jpg
    http://willc0de4food.is-a-geek.com/i...yahtzee_vb.jpg

    thanks.
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    Ever tried messing around with the styles? Peticularly the WS and BS messages.

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    i was reading about each on the MSDN website before i posted but never found one that seemed it would help me.
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    The .NET buttons look like Win2000 and earlier, although it's on WinXP or later.

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    i think i'm missing the point....


    did u look @ the pics?
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    You must add a XP manifest to your program. Your compiler probably has an option to do so. If not search msdn for "XP manifest" or "XP style".

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