michael evans wrote: > I find the box drawn by _kControlGroupBoxTextTitleProc is too washed > out/light and displays badly (as in you can't see it unless one has > the eyes > of a young hawk). > > Is there any way of deepening the tonality or adjusting the color of > the > box? _kControlGroupBoxTextTitleProc is indeed a mangy-looking animal in Panther. You may prefer _kControlGroupBoxSecondaryTextTitleProc. Apple doesn't seem to use GroupBoxes at all in their recent OS X apps. dim as Rect r window 1 def SetWindowBackground( _kThemeActiveDialogBackgroundBrush, _zTrue ) SetRect( r, 50, 20, 200, 120 ) appearance button 1,,,,, "Options 1", @r, _kControlGroupBoxTextTitleProc OffsetRect( r, 0, 120 ) appearance button 2,,,,, "Options 2", @r, _kControlGroupBoxSecondaryTextTitleProc do HandleEvents until 0 Robert P.