Make a progress bar control behave more like a windows equivalent

Dimitrie O. Paun dimi at
Tue Feb 5 09:24:26 CST 2002

On Tue, 5 Feb 2002, Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:

> Hello.
> According to my test application, progress bar control always does
> InvalidateRect() if it wants to repaint itself. It is smart enough
> whether or not invalidate background. Probably other comctl32 controls
> need to be fixed in respect of this.

That's a good point. When I wrote the Progress Bar & Up Down Controls way
back when, I did the repaint thingy as other controls were doing. So I
think this style simply got propagated through the controls without good
reason, other than "others do it too".


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