I work with VB 6.0 on a win95 system. I am trying to get my buttons to appear flat. However when I set the apperance from 3D to flat, nothing changed? What am I missing?
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Hi Guys and Girls,
I have set the appearance property of the button in VB6 to flat but the button is still 3D.
Can you give an insite into any other properties I have to set to make the button flat.
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In my application I want to set the control's appearance to Flat. Currently all controls are showing as 3D. By clicking one button, all controls should be changed to Flat.
Earlier I had try APIs, but no luck. Then I was trying to make flat by looping (Taking all controls and making flat in a loop), But it is too slow and it is taking some time
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