Save StdPictures (BMPs) in .GIF Format with Optional Transparency

Category:
Screen/Graphics
Type:
Classes
Difficulty:
Advanced
Author:
Arkadiy Olovyannikov

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This class allows you to save any StdPicture in .gif format. Sample code for saving pictures in GIF format attached. Sample .EXE project and GIF format/LZW compression algorithm explanation also included in package.

This was upgraded 04/13/02 to allow to save as a transparent gif. Thank to Wolfgang Goetz (Goetz-EDV@t-online.de) for his advice on how to add this great future to existing class.


Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download gif.zip