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Submitted on: 4/23/2006 7:02:49 AM
By: OuTLawZ-GoSu 
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: VB 6.0
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     This application uses 3 forms to mimic the look of Windows Vista's Aero. It makes the window's border look like glass.

 
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4/23/2006 4:35:51 PMGh€ttoWarr!or

Fun :)
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4/24/2006 12:42:49 AMRuturaj

One good news to all Visual Basic Programmers ... Microsoft has provided VB callable Vista APIs in Vista OS suit! Yes, I could see that Vista Aero Glass API can be called and implemented directly on VB forms to give that Vista Look ... nice, is't it? So ... VB is still alive!
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4/24/2006 6:46:03 AMaz1d

I like this concept, but it really could use subclassing to be it's best.

For now simple stuff like resizing needs to be sorted out.

Keep working on this.
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4/24/2006 7:09:49 AMaz1d

Also, may I suggest using an additional form to contain the close button, so that it can be opaque. As it is it can be hard to see the close button over dark colours.
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10/23/2006 9:58:30 PMluungoc2005

You may need an actual glass layer and highlight layer to make it looks like Vista Aero.See www.joejoe.org
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