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Transparent Edit Using a Pattern Background Brush

This article explains how to create a transparent edit control. Instead of using a NULL_BRUSH for the CtlColor message, we create a pattern brush using a chunk of bitmap from the parent window from the place where the editor is going to be shown.

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Quirky and yet persistent, C++ is a language that keeps programmers coming back to it. Pick up some new ways to wrangle it into your workflow.

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