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C++ / Win32 / non-transparent control in a transparent window

I am trying ( so far in vain ) to display a normal looking ( non-transparent ) control in a transparent window. I am attempting this in C++, on Vista ( argh ), and having no luck at all. Our transparent window has been accomplished with the infamous "DwmExtendFrameIntoClientArea()" call, which of course implies that "composition" is enabled.

If someone can tell me how to simply render an icon or bitmap so that it is not see-through, I would really appreciate it. Once I know how to do that I can handle the custom control business. I've done this many times before, but never with something as freaky and unwieldy as Vista.

Thanks in advance for any help!
Mar 28 '07 #1
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