SetThemeAppProperties function (uxtheme.h)

Sets the flags that determine how visual styles are implemented in the calling application.

Syntax

void SetThemeAppProperties(
  DWORD dwFlags
);

Parameters

dwFlags

Type: DWORD

DWORD that specifies one or more of the following bit flags, which can be combined with a logical OR.

Value Meaning
STAP_ALLOW_NONCLIENT
Specifies that the nonclient areas of application windows will have visual styles applied.
STAP_ALLOW_CONTROLS
Specifies that the common controls used in an application will have visual styles applied.
STAP_ALLOW_WEBCONTENT
Specifies that web content displayed in an application will have visual styles applied.

Return value

None

Remarks

After you set the flags, send a WM_THEMECHANGED message to your application's main window for the changes to take effect.

Examples

This example combines flags and calls this function as shown.

DWORD dwFlags = (STAP_ALLOW_NONCLIENT | 
        STAP_ALLOW_CONTROLS | STAP_ALLOW_WEBCONTENT);
SetThemeAppProperties(dwFlags);

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header uxtheme.h
Library UxTheme.lib
DLL UxTheme.dll (version 1.0 or later)

See also

GetThemeAppProperties