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[.net] Changing the title bar font

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Hey, I was wondering how to change the font of the title bar of a .Net app. I assume this requires some API voodoo? What would be even better is to create a graphics context so that I could bitblt stuff to the title bar area. Is this possible? I've seen some apps that look like they do this.

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It is possible to draw stuff in the title bar. Changing the font is most likely controlled by the system. I don't have the link or the code for the title bar bitmap, but if you search http://www.planet-source-code.com in the VB6 section you'll find the code. It's just a matter of applying it to .NET which shouldn't be too hard.

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Changing the Form.Font property doesn't change the title bar font. In fact, it doesn't always change all the control fonts on the form. In fact, I get different behaviors depending on which WinXP machine I am working on.

It's a real pain.

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