Creating Shaped Windows

This code sample shows how to create shaped windows using the SetWindowRegion and CreatePolygonRgn WinAPI calls.

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The code builds up an array of the Windows POINTAPI type to define the points of the shape (in this case a Christmas Tree), a Windows region is created using the CreatePolygonRgn call and then applied to the main window using the SetWindowRgn call.

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  • Question

    Posted by Legacy on 01/30/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Feldor

    how would you make so when u first start the program it changes shape?

    • question

      Posted by raviraj on 04/27/2004 09:53am

      how to create a form dyanamically

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