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Custom drawing on glass (2)

Delphi Haven – In my previous post, I both introduced the topic of custom drawing on glass, and looked at basic bitmap drawing specifically. In this one, I’ll look in more detail at the other ‘classic GDI’ techniques I mentioned there, namely using icons, image lists, the theming API and brushes. I’ll also briefly look at generating custom bitmaps at runtime too. Icons and image lists If you want to draw to glass, you need 32 bit images, and one form these may take is that of the good old ICO format, which has supported 32 bit colour entries since Windows XP. As the VCL’s TIcon class is a fairly ...
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