setting checks on checkbox , setcheck not working

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    setting checks on checkbox , setcheck not working

    setting checks on checkbox , setcheck not working

    how do i set a check on checkbox?

    i used

    Code:
    	m_checknow.SetCheck(BST_CHECKED);
    but the button refuses to get checked

    m_checknow is a CButton class with a checkbox as its dialog

    thanks in advance

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    Looks like Windows programming to me, so I am moving this thread there. Correct me if I am wrong.
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    thanks all for your help
    here is the solution


    ((CButton*)GetDlgItem(IDC_ACTIVATE))->SetCheck(TRUE);

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