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EnableTheming function

Windows XP through Windows 7: Enables or disables visual styles for the current user in the current and later sessions.

Windows 8 and later: This function does nothing. Visual styles are always enabled in Windows 8 and later.

Syntax


HRESULT EnableTheming(
  _In_  BOOL fEnable
);

Parameters

fEnable [in]

Type: BOOL

Receives one of the following values.

ValueMeaning
TRUE

Enables visual styles. If the user previously had an active visual style, it becomes active again.

Note  As of Windows XP SP2, only clients with trusted computing base (TCB) privileges, where the client acts as part of the operating system, can load or change a global theme.

FALSE

Disables visual styles and turns visual styles off.

 

Return value

Type: HRESULT

If this function succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Uxtheme.h

Library

UxTheme.lib

DLL

UxTheme.dll

 

 

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