Thread: How to make light bulb effect on GUI Buttons

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    Question How to make light bulb effect on GUI Buttons


    I am programming in VC++. I want to know how can we make Button object such that when mouse curosor comes on it lighten up.

    Some thing like used in some educational softwares that appearance of buttons would be such that some light bulbs is made on beneath it.

    Please reply me....


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    A button is a window as sure as your main window is a window and as such recieves messages just like any other window. If you want something to happen when the mouse cursor goes over the button then in its window procedure you have to handle the WM_MOUSEMOVE message.
    Last edited by Stoned_Coder; 02-09-2002 at 06:47 PM.
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