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As a finishing touch to a GUI, I dropped in a full-size PNG background image, using this sequence from one of the example files:

$hGUI = GUICreate("Utility", 1050, 700, -1, -1 )

_GDIPlus_StartUp()

$himg=_GDIPlus_ImageLoadFromFile("D:\Au3 Scripts\My Scripts\Background.png")
$hbmp=_GDIPlus_BitmapCreateHBITMAPFromBitmap($himg)
_GDIPlus_ImageDispose($himg)

$pic=GUICtrlCreatePic("", 0, 0, 1050, 700)
_WinAPI_DeleteObject(GUICtrlSendMsg($pic,$STM_SETIMAGE,$IMAGE_BITMAP,$hbmp))

The image displays fine ... and all my controls are on top of it.  But none of them operate.  If I comment out these lines, everything works.

What simple instruction have I left out?

Thanks in advance for assistance with this.

 

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If a picture is set as a background picture the other controls will overlap, so it is important to disable the pic control: GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DISABLE).

From the help file, it might apply in your case.


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