Demo on How to Implement a Splash Screen
Category:Forms and Controls
Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic 5
This code is designed to show beginners how to implement a splash screen using a timer. It uses labels as a Progress Bar to graphically display an applications loading time. It uses a simple countdown / count down timer which also displays seconds remaining before the Splash Screen automatically unloads and displays the main form.
See frmMain for tips on displaying text with a 3D effect - All code is commented.
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.