Create a Form with a Transparent Shade

Category:
Forms and Controls
Type:
Modules
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Author:
Sandro Folco

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 5

More information:
This demonstrates how to apply a transparent shade to a form like DOS Programs. The code requires the installation of the included ocx for the subclassing (Subclass.ocx). The .ocx will be installed automatically when you run the program for the first time in the IDE.

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 createtshade.zip