20MB of webspace and email for FREE! Click here!

This banner was supplied by SAFE Audit

Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Bitmap Routines
Last Updated Tuesday October 13, 1998

New Code Copying Instructions
   

Category Topic


Images
vb5
vb4-32
Creating a Transparent Bitmap
APIs & code to convert a bitmap into a transparent bitmap.

Obtaining Bitmap File Info without APIs
Using binary file access, read the BITMAPFILEHEADER and BITMAPINFOHEADER structures of a file to obtain the image details.

 



Menus
vb5
vb4-32
Adding Radio Buttons to Replace the Default Checkmarks
When you offer several choices in a menu, you may want to implement the radio button-style selection feature made popular first in Win95.

 



Screen
vb5
vb4-32
Mimicking the PrintScreen Function Using OLE
How to use the OLE interface to generate a PrintScreen routine in your application.

Mimicking the PrintScreen Function Using BitBlt
How to implement the BitBlt API to mimic a PrintScreen routine in your application.

Variations on Mimicking the PrintScreen Function Using BitBlt
Extending the above code to add Print Form and Print Any Window capabilities.

Calling the Windows PrintScreen Function Using keybd_event
The API call to actually capture the screen to the clipboard.

 



Tiling
vb5
vb4-32
Tiling an Image Across a Form
How to tile an image across the background of any form (except MDI parents). No APIs needed.