GDI+ and dilaogs
I was trying to use GDI+ in the WM_INITDIALOG in a win32 dll project. I wanted to display an image on the dialog using GDI+ before it was diplayed. Nothing appeared...
this is a small portion of code which i added to the WM_INITDIALOG.
I also tried adding it in WM_PAINT .
and nothing appears , can anyone help me thnx. By the way the png file is found and i think the drawing functions are correct because they draw the png but not in WM_INITDIALOG nor in WM_PAINT . But maybe i have to put the code in another place for it to work.
Thnx in andvance..
Your drawing should usually be done in response to a WM_PAINT event - could you post the exact code for your WM_PAINT handler?
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This is what im doing in paint, but i think i found out why it was not entering into the WM_PAINT message. I had an AnimateWindow() call in the WM_INITDIALOG message, i think this was preventing it from entering paint the first time. When i removed it it worked.