Using Win32 functions in Visual FoxPro Image Gallery
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Each time the caption of a button is set -- use Caption1 property and SetCaption method to do this -- the object generates a temporary bitmap file printing the text on it and pass this file to the Picture property.
 
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Created: 2003-03-06 12:03:18  
Modified: 2011-12-10 09:20:22  
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Listed functions:
CloseHandle
CreateCompatibleBitmap
CreateCompatibleDC
CreateFile
CreateFont
CreateSolidBrush
DeleteDC
DeleteObject
DrawText
FillRect
GetDesktopWindow
GetDeviceCaps
GetDIBits
GetWindowDC
GlobalAlloc
GlobalFree
ReleaseDC
SelectObject
SetBkMode
SetTextColor
WriteFile
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Bitmap file creation takes no time, and the file is deleted on Destroy event for the object.

The Caption property is not used and should be empty every time. All font properties are available. Padding and Margin properties provide positioning the text inside the button.

Unfortunately hot keys are not supported (there should be a trade anyway). The WordWrap property is ignored (practically it is on all the time). As for the rest the object behaves like an ordinary CommandButton.
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