> > > Is there a name for the default background colour of a frame, a panel or
> > > whatever Wx::Window derrivate? I tried to set the background colour of a
> > > selected button, and tried to reset it back to its original value, and
> > > thought that would be wxLIGHT_GREY, but that seems to be a bit darker
> > > than the default backgroundcolour.
> > Wx::SystemSetting::GetColour; I think the colour you want is
> > wxSYS_COLOUR_WINDOW.
> > HTH
> > Mattia
[ You should direct such questions to wxperl-users, not me personally ]
> Speaking of color, I posted a question regarding color a while back, but did
> not get a solution that worked. I have an app with a status bar, and I want
Sorry, I must have overlooked it.
> to be able to change the font color of the message to reflect the message
> type. For example, error messages are red, success messages are blue, etc.
> Is there a way to do this?
The solution is creating a wxStaticText child of the status bar, displaying
the text in the correct colour; from the OnSize handler in the status bar,
resize the control to match the size of one of the status bar field
(get the size using Wx::StatusBar->GetFieldRect).