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Posted 26 Sep 2002

A Gradient Static Control

, 26 Apr 2004
A Static control will gradient
#if !defined(AFX_GRADIENTSTATIC_H__0709E3A1_C8B6_11D6_B74E_004033A0FB96__INCLUDED_)
#define AFX_GRADIENTSTATIC_H__0709E3A1_C8B6_11D6_B74E_004033A0FB96__INCLUDED_

#if _MSC_VER > 1000
#pragma once
#endif // _MSC_VER > 1000
// GradientStatic.h : header file

// CGradientStatic window

class CGradientStatic : public CStatic
// Construction
	virtual ~CGradientStatic();
	void SetWindowText(LPCSTR a_lpstr);
	void SetColor(long cl) {clLeft=cl;};
	void SetGradientColor(long cl) {clRight=cl;};
	void SetTextColor(long cl) {clText=cl;};
	void SetReverseGradient();
	void SetLeftSpacing(int iNoOfPixels) { m_iLeftSpacing = iNoOfPixels; };
	void SetTextAlign(int iAlign ) { m_iAlign = iAlign; }; //0 - left, 1 - center, 2 -right
	void SetVerticalGradient(BOOL a_bVertical = TRUE) { m_bVertical = a_bVertical; };

	static void DrawGradRect(CDC *pDC, CRect r, COLORREF cLeft, COLORREF cRight, BOOL a_bVertical);

	// Overrides
	// ClassWizard generated virtual function overrides

	// Generated message map functions
	CString m_sTEXT;
	int m_iLeftSpacing;
	long clLeft;
	long clRight;
	long clText;
	int m_iAlign;
	HINSTANCE hinst_msimg32;
	BOOL m_bCanDoGradientFill;
	BOOL m_bVertical;
	LPFNDLLFUNC1 dllfunc_GradientFill;
	afx_msg void OnPaint();



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

#endif // !defined(AFX_GRADIENTSTATIC_H__0709E3A1_C8B6_11D6_B74E_004033A0FB96__INCLUDED_)

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Irek Zielinski
Web Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Irek works as a C++ senior software developer.
He runs also his own small shareware bussines (He is author of few quite popular applications like: Tray Helper or Time Adjuster).

Occasionaly he posts articles to Codeguru or Codeproject. Besides C++ he likes motorcycles and paragliding.
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