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When I make the Edit box read only the background is very dark. I don't remember this happening before. Am I missing something? Here is what style I'm using.

$EditStyle = $ES_WANTRETURN + $WS_VSCROLL + $WS_HSCROLL + $ES_AUTOVSCROLL + $ES_AUTOHSCROLL + $ES_MULTILINE + $WS_TABSTOP + $ES_READONLY

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red

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When I make the Edit box read only the background is very dark.  I don't remember this happening before.  Am I missing something?  Here is what style I'm using.

$EditStyle = $ES_WANTRETURN + $WS_VSCROLL + $WS_HSCROLL + $ES_AUTOVSCROLL + $ES_AUTOHSCROLL + $ES_MULTILINE + $WS_TABSTOP + $ES_READONLY

Thanks

red

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no so dark and it is the normal behavior for $ES_READONLY Edited by jpm
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If no one has an idea does anybody mind if I put this in as a bug report?

red

P.S. this is windows 2K I haven't any idea if it does this on any other os's.

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Thats a bit pre-mature. You haven't even posted a small sample script which reproduces the problem, therefore, all anybody has to go on is what you are saying, not what you are doing.
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Here is the attached script.

Put both files in the same directory and change Main.txt to Main.ini

red

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Thanks Red.

The problem come from the edit inreadonly on tab as I was thinking.

I have no idea why the edit control area is so dark. That can be a Windows design decision.

I attach your script puting in comments the tab and all the second tabitem and it is OK.

Bad luck for this color on edit/readonly/tab

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@jpm: after I read something in MSDN library maybe this is an explaination for this:

"WM_CTLCOLORSTATIC

A static control, or an edit control that is read-only or disabled, sends the WM_CTLCOLORSTATIC message to its parent window when the control is about to be drawn. ..."

So I think we could do something or not? o:):lmao:

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Holger

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@jpm: after I read something in MSDN library maybe this is an explaination for this:

"WM_CTLCOLORSTATIC

A static control, or an edit control that is read-only or disabled, sends the WM_CTLCOLORSTATIC message to its parent window when the control is about to be drawn. ..."

So I think we could do something or not? o:)  :lmao:

Regards

Holger

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Thanks Holger, I have a look. I was more on the track to have WM_CTLCOLOREDIT working :)
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Thanks guys I really appreciate you looking at it.  It is very difficult to work with at the moment.

red

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Red,

Before we found a solution you can hide the control a display a label with the same info at the same place and switch to the edit control when you want to the user enter info :lmao:

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Very similar problem, isn't it? Seems this trouble leak out again. I'm just tried workaround I used before, but it not works in your case...  o:) I also hope that this will be fixed.

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this problem is already fixed just check with the official release as I jusr redid :lmao:
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