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Better Transparent Form/Image

Submitted on: 2/13/2015 6:40:00 PM
By: Chad Roe (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 6 Users
Compatibility: VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0
Views: 1836
     After looking at all of the transparent form examples here on Planet Source Code, I decided to write my own. Every current example either makes everything on the form transparent or uses WAY TOO MUCH code. I wrote a very small example that uses 1 form and 1 line of code. It uses a Function that I believe was written by Robert Gainor. Gainor himself wrote an example that used 4 forms and 4 modules. That was just way too much. I reduced it to 1 form, 1 line of code and just a few Declarations and Constants. My example is extremely fast, extremely clean as well as the most simple on PSCode!

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8/31/2016 7:45:46 AMAmin

hmm pretty neat code just one issue it take a while to load stuck @ this part
For Y& = 0& To Height&
For X& = 0& To Width&
RGBColor& = GetPixel(dcMain&, X&, Y&)
If RGBColor& = TransparentColor& Then
rgnPixel& = CreateRectRgn(X&, Y&, X& + 1&, Y& + 1&)
CombineRgn rgnMain&, rgnMain&, rgnPixel&, RGN_XOR
DeleteObject rgnPixel&
End If
Next X&
Next Y&
wondering if there is anyway to make it faster?
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