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hey, i''m currently drawing a custom control of mine every time the WM_PAINT message is sent to the window. oddly enough, if i move the control out of the desktop area and back enough times (i counted 5 - what gives?), it won''t redraw (along with any other, non-custom controls that it might happen to overlap). this doesn''t happen if i minimize the window. moreover, why are native windows controls (static fields, checkboxes, etc.) drawn after i draw my control, thus drawing over it? i want my control to be on top, at all times - how should i go about that? i''m doing this whole thing in Win32, so i''d like to stay as far away from MFC and OWL as possible thanks, crispy

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and yet another question:


class A
{
private:
void* obj[200];
int obj_counter;

public:
A() { obj_counter = 0; }

void Function(void* object);
}

class B
{
private:
int type;

public:
B(int t) { type = t; }

int GetType() { return type; }
//yadda yadda yadda
}

void SomeOtherFunction()
{
A* alpha = new A();
B* beta = new B(some_type);
alpha->Function(B);
}

void A::Function(void* object)
{
B *o = (b *)object;
if(o->GetType() = some_type)
{
//-> it all crashes here <-
(B *)obj[obj_counter++] = (B *)object;
//-> it all crashes here <-
}
}


what's wrong with this code? why does it crash when duplicating the pointer?

thanks in advance,
crispy

ps - the code is syntactically correct in reality (so any typos here are accidental)



[edited by - crispy on March 23, 2002 11:27:20 AM]

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