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Displaying dimmed window behind VFP top-level form

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This code sample explains how to create a dimmed window covering the whole desktop, and position it behind a VFP top level form -- creating so called "Lightbox effect".



 
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9025 bytes  
Created: 2011-09-15 22:32:57  
Modified: 2011-09-18 10:17:55  
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Listed functions:
CreateSolidBrush
CreateWindowEx
DeleteObject
DestroyWindow
GetClassInfo
GetDesktopWindow
GetLastError
GetModuleHandle
GetWindowLong
GetWindowPlacement
GlobalAlloc
GlobalFree
GlobalSize
IsWindow
RegisterClassEx
SetCapture
SetLayeredWindowAttributes
SetWindowPos
UnregisterClass
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The effect is achieved by placing a semi-transparent window below a top-level VFP form. By appying a combination of window styles and extended styles such window is made borderless and inactive.

VFP application can change window`s transparency and color.
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User Contributed Notes:
Jonny Kartolo | 2011-10-08 05:16:45
Sir, why this new feature seems like make the top FORM become inactive (lostfocus), so i can not do anything on that form except pressing Escape key..

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