All my controls text is bold!

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    All my controls text is bold!

    Hi

    Oddly, the text on my buttons and in my edit boxes has all turned out bold. It there any way to rectify this? Here is the code is used to create a button:

    Code:
            HWND SaveBtn;
            SaveBtn = CreateWindow("BUTTON","&Save", WS_VISIBLE | WS_CHILD | BS_PUSHBUTTON,
                                   x+240,y+280,40,25,//x = 15, y = 70
                                   hwnd,
                                   (HMENU)BN_SAVE, //1102 is id
                                   GetModuleHandle(NULL),
                                   NULL
                                  );
    I'm only a beginner to windows programming, so I cannot spot any problem.

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    Controls created within the context of a dialog resource have the font of that dialog, controls created with CreateWindowEx have a different system font.

    To change the font of any control, send a WM_SETFONT message; to duplicate the 'typical' resource dialog based controls use:
    Code:
    SendMessage(hControl,WM_SETFONT,(WPARAM)GetStockObject(DEFAULT_GUI_FONT),MAKELPARAM(1,0));
    See GetStockObject for further information.

    You can enumerate child windows to set the fonts of multiple controls as described in this thread.
    CProgramming FAQ
    Caution: this person may be a carrier of the misinformation virus.

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    Thanks! It works; thanks!

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