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Updated BladeD Graphics Creator

Submitted on: 5/16/2020 11:45:46 AM
By: Eddie Bole 
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: VB 6.0
Views: 1093
     This program makes cool looking blade like graphics designs. Update includes: added green and blue colours, inclusion of banding effect along blades as shown in the screen shot (you can also make each blade smooth and shiny by adjusting the 2nd scroll bar), change dark shadow to opposite side in each pattern (2nd scroll bar adjustment) and an extra skewed diagonal pattern that gives a perspective view (as opposed to the parallel along the diagonal one). I still have a problem with the Blue pattterns, with one of the bands going missing most of the time. If there are 4 bands, then the Blue patterns are OK. It's got me really perplexed. Only happens for the blue colour. I thought it may be some rounding off error or incorrect data type. GRAPHICS GURUS CAN YOU HELP ME OUT WITH THIS BUG? Enjoy and keep safe and SMILE!

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5/8/2020 4:39:45 AMEddie Bole

I am currently experimenting with a few more designs, but at the moment I have only included 5 types. here in Oz we had a cold wet snap, then lots of wind yesterday. Today we are back to almost nice again. Literally 3 seasons within a few days.
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5/8/2020 5:08:33 PMKenneth Foster

I really like this one. Can't wait for some more. You have it same weather as I do.
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5/10/2020 2:57:44 PMKenneth Foster

I can change the colors but not in a predicable color pattern. Just add a color (ex:vbBlue) to the end of the picture.line code. (ex: + vbBlue) don't change anything just add it. see if that works for you
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5/13/2020 1:18:03 AMEddie Bole

Thanks Kenneth for the tip. I worked out how to change it to Blue and Green using RBG( 0, percent, 0) and sort of worked out the translation part, but there is a small error with a blue band going missing. I'm trying to get it to make any colour and not just Red, Green or Blue. Here in Oz. the weather has gotten cold, so that doesn't produce a good working environment. The internet is also not working reliably. I also played around with the graph plot code, but got frustrated so it's very much work in (staggered) progress at the moment, while feeling miserably cold.
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5/22/2020 7:23:15 PMEddie Bole

With the Blue colour pattern bug, it does not occur when the 1st slider is at zero. Also when this 1st slider is changed the dark bank appears at 3.5 blades, with the extra 1/2 appearing after the dark black band. So it sort of appears that I either have to work on a round off/truncation error due to integer mixed with long calculations or I have to set things so that they appear in lots of 4 by doing /4 or \4 (mod 4) somewhere in the colour part of the line code. Just my thoughts on the fixing the blue colour problem.
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