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Tile, center and stretch a bitmap as your MFC dialog background

, 6 Jun 2002 CPOL
A small CDialog derived class that helps avoid frequent copy/pasting of the same code, when using a bitmap as dialog background
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#if !defined(AFX_BDIALOG_H__A303185C_4254_4F5F_B5A8_462531A59B83__INCLUDED_)
#define AFX_BDIALOG_H__A303185C_4254_4F5F_B5A8_462531A59B83__INCLUDED_

#if _MSC_VER > 1000
#pragma once
#endif // _MSC_VER > 1000


#define StyleTile 0
#define StyleCenter 1
#define StyleStretch 2

class CBDialog : public CDialog
{
// Construction
public:
	int SetBitmap(UINT nIDResource);
	void SetBitmapStyle(int style);

	CBDialog(UINT nIDTemplate, CWnd* pParent = NULL);   // standard constructor

// Dialog Data
	//{{AFX_DATA(CBDialog)	
		// NOTE: the ClassWizard will add data members here
	//}}AFX_DATA


// Overrides
	// ClassWizard generated virtual function overrides
	//{{AFX_VIRTUAL(CBDialog)
	protected:
	//}}AFX_VIRTUAL

// Implementation
protected:

	// Generated message map functions
	//{{AFX_MSG(CBDialog)
	afx_msg BOOL OnEraseBkgnd(CDC* pDC);
	//}}AFX_MSG
	DECLARE_MESSAGE_MAP()
private:
	CBitmap m_bitmap;
	int m_style;
};

//{{AFX_INSERT_LOCATION}}
// Microsoft Visual C++ will insert additional declarations immediately before the previous line.

#endif // !defined(AFX_BDIALOG_H__A303185C_4254_4F5F_B5A8_462531A59B83__INCLUDED_)

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Nish Nishant

United States United States
Nish Nishant is a Software Architect/Consultant based out of Columbus, Ohio. He has over 15 years of software industry experience in various roles including Lead Software Architect, Principal Software Engineer, and Product Manager. Nish is a recipient of the annual Microsoft Visual C++ MVP Award since 2002 (13 consecutive awards as of 2014).

Nish is an industry acknowledged expert in the Microsoft technology stack. He authored
C++/CLI in Action for Manning Publications in 2005, and had previously co-authored
Extending MFC Applications with the .NET Framework for Addison Wesley in 2003. In addition, he has over 140 published technology articles on CodeProject.com and another 250+ blog articles on his
WordPress blog. Nish is vastly experienced in team management, mentoring teams, and directing all stages of software development.

Contact Nish : You can reach Nish on his google email id voidnish.

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