Picture Box Control With Transparent Colors and Stretching

Forms and Controls
Chris Donalds

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic 5

More information:
The perfect blend of a picture box and image control, the Advanced Picture Box is a lightweight control that makes applications such as games easier to produce.

- User-customizable transparency. Either use the default transparency color or set your own to any other color.

- Stretching like the image control

- Border style (on or off)

- Image tiling

- Transparency Synchronizing. By default, the transparent color is the color at point (0,0)

Use freely. Let me know what you think.

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 transpicturebox.zip