Tab Control: Native Controls Style Causes Background Color Issues


This article describes how to overcome background color issues in a tab control with check boxes or radio buttons when using Native Controls Style.


With version 8.1.0, you can display controls on a screen using the native Windows XP, or Windows Vista control styles. To have this turned on, an AcuGT runtime configuration variable must be activated: WIN32_NATIVECTLS. However, some controls displayed within a tab may have a background color issue.


Specifying a Window color may help to display radio buttons and check boxes with the right background color when they are drawn within a tab control.

You can use this color, when you display the screen:

DISPLAY STANDARD WINDOW,        COLOR IS 65601,         …..

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