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A button with rollover behavior using C++

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This class provides a button with rollover behavior
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CRolloverButton is a CButton derived class. It provides a button with rollover
behavior known from many webpages. The bitmaps must consist of three pictures
for the different states (using the following order normal, rollover, disabled) of the

Usage of CRolloverButton

  • In you resource editor create a button (do not set the 'owner draw' property).
  • Use classwizard to create a CButton object in your dialog.
  • Include the "rolloverbutton.h" file in your dialog class file.
  • Rename the CButton object type to CRolloverButton.
  • Call the SetBitmaps function in order to assign your bitmap to the new button


CRolloverButton::SetBitmaps( UINT nID, int nWidth, int nHeight, COLORREF crTransparentMask )

  • nID -  ID of  a bitmap resource
  • nWidth - Width of one image
  • nHeight - Height of your image
  • crTransparentMask - color displayed transparently (normaly RGB(255, 255, 255) Magenta)


BOOL CButtonTestDlg::OnInitDialog()
  m_btn_OK.SetBitmaps(IDB_BITMAP1, 18, 20, RGB(255, 0, 255));
  return TRUE;


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GeneralBorder at click Pin
stephanl211116-Mar-04 1:45
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Generalis it possible in C# Pin
pareshgheewala8-Jan-03 8:07
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GeneralRe: is it possible in C# Pin
datenkabel12-Sep-03 6:06
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QuestionWhat is it? Pin
Dave_3-Jan-03 8:21
memberDave_3-Jan-03 8:21 
AnswerRe: What is it? Pin
Craig Muller3-Jan-03 11:24
memberCraig Muller3-Jan-03 11:24 
AnswerIt seems a bad copy of CButtonST Pin
Davide Calabro8-Jan-03 2:50
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GeneralRe: It seems a bad copy of CButtonST Pin
Larry Antram8-Jan-03 18:35
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GeneralSome comments... Pin
Nitron3-Jan-03 6:24
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