Change background color of individual rows


Changing the color of a single row is achieved in essentially the same way as changing the background color of the entire control. See 'Change background color'.

Instead of using the same color for all rows, use a row specific color. If you want to be able to add any color to any row then you would have to track this information in some data structure. In the code below we simply highlight the alternate rows with yellow. This code belongs in the DrawItem() function. See 'Selection highlighting of entire row' for more details.

	// Draw the background color
	if( bHighlight )
	{
		pDC->SetTextColor(::GetSysColor(COLOR_HIGHLIGHTTEXT));
		pDC->SetBkColor(::GetSysColor(COLOR_HIGHLIGHT));

		pDC->FillRect(rcHighlight, &CBrush(::GetSysColor(COLOR_HIGHLIGHT)));
	}
	else
	{
		CRect rcClient, rcRow = rcItem;
		GetClientRect(&rcClient);
		rcRow.right = rcClient.right;

		pDC->FillRect(rcRow, &CBrush(nItem%2 ? ::GetSysColor(COLOR_WINDOW) :
	 					RGB(255,255,0)));
	}

 



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Microsoft® Office 365 is a top choice for enterprises that want a cloud-based suite of productivity/ collaboration applications. With Office 365, you get access to Microsoft™ Office solutions practically anytime, anywhere, on virtually any device. It's a great option for current Microsoft users who can now build on their experience with Microsoft™ solutions while enjoying the flexibility of a cloud-based delivery. But even organizations with no previous investment in Microsoft will find that …

  • Whether you're just now developing your first mobile app, refining an existing one, or deploying multiple apps, the process for doing so can be complicated. Utilizing a Rapid Mobile Application Development (RMAD) platform can help you not only make that process easier, but also help the business reach its goals in a timely, cost-efficient manner. This eBook outlines seven key factors to consider as you choose the right RMAD platform to meet your needs, and includes a quick-reference checklist.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date