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CWnd::SetLayeredWindowAttributes

Sets the opacity and transparency color key of a layered window.

BOOL SetLayeredWindowAttributes(
   COLORREF crKey,
   BYTE bAlpha,
   DWORD dwFlags
);

Parameters

crKey
Pointer to a COLORREF value that specifies the transparency color key to be used when composing the layered window. All pixels painted by the window in this color will be transparent. To generate a COLORREF, use the RGB macro.
bAlpha
Alpha value used to describe the opacity of the layered window. For more information, see the SourceConstantAlpha member of the BLENDFUNCTION structure. When bAlpha is 0, the window is completely transparent. When bAlpha is 255, the window is opaque.
dwFlags
Specifies an action to take. This parameter can be one or more of the following values. For a list of possible values, see SetLayeredWindowAttributes.

Return Value

Nonzero if the function succeeds; otherwise 0.

Remarks

This member function emulates the functionality of the function SetLayeredWindowAttributes, as described in the Platform SDK.

See Also

CWnd Overview | Class Members | Hierarchy Chart | CWnd::UpdateLayeredWindow

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