Re: CCheckListBox not inheriting high contrast color scheme.

"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Mon, 15 Oct 2007 14:46:02 -0400
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But Scott,

Behaviour in high Contrast is usually default for all controlls.i.e We
do not have to handle color scheme explicitly for high
special message, no DrawItem for any control.please correct me if I am

I am working on some legacy code,so can not Derive my own
CCheckListBox class.
Is there anything that I can do for this.


CCheckListBox is not a "default" control. It is an owner-drawn control in
which MFC code does the drawing. Since you have the source code for the
control drawing available I suggest you review it. Especially to find out
if it is calling CCheckListBox::PreDrawItemThemed. As you will see in the
code, you may have a versioning problem.

If it is necessary to write improved drawing code I don't see any reason
that you could not substitute a derived class for CCheckListBox in legacy
code. Inheritance makes it easy.

Scott McPhillips [VC++ MVP]

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