Suppose my win32 app is minimized...how would should I go about displaying an image on the desktop? Something similar to the clock in this picture:
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Posted 26 January 2014 - 11:49 AM
That is a window. There's nothing in Win32 without a HWND.
You can disable all borders and the caption via window styles.
Posted 26 January 2014 - 11:51 AM
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Posted 26 January 2014 - 12:31 PM
You could also make window any shape it can even get hole in it - but this is still a window - other way is to get handle to desktop (which is i think also some kind of semi-window and draw to ist contents but it will be overwritten, as to detail check appriopriate tutorials and winapi documentation