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Syed Atif Akhtar

Windows Programming

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Ok,i want to build a custom window......with a custom style and theme....as in custom maximize,minimize,close buttons and a custom-styled menu...basically i want to create the whole window from scratch with a custom feel and look to it.....something like the google chrome window........how do i go about it?

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  1. Create a window without a frame

  2. Draw your custom titlebar, buttons etc on the window

  3. Capture input from the mouse and handle it accordingly



How to implement each step will depend on what windowing/drawing libraries you're planning to use.

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