Trackbar select range tweaks

Dustin Navea speeddymon at
Mon Aug 4 15:44:15 CDT 2003

--- Duane Clark <dclark at> wrote:
> Dustin Navea wrote:
> > ok thx, running on win2k sp2, the attached executable showed 
> > 
> > GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYCAPTION) = 19
> > 
> Hmm, that's interesting. I'm running Win2K "Professional" SP3. Anyway, I
> played around a bit and found out that if I login as administrator, then
> GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYCAPTION) = 19, but if I login as dclark then
> GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYCAPTION) = 20. Very strange ;) There is no visible
> difference between the two accounts that I can see. In both cases, the
> thumb is 21.
> I can get a different metric if I set Windows to use large fonts, and
> that does increase the size of the trackbar thumb.

That is odd..  Because when I ran that, I was running it on a user account on
a computer that I did not have administrative access to..  here is the output
on my home comp (w2k sp3) from my user acct:

GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYCAPTION) = 19

admin acct in a min..

Dustin Navea

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