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Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic® 6 in 24 Hours by Sanjaya Hettihewa, Greg Perry

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Chapter 18. The Graphic Image Controls

Take a time-out to have some fun! Almost everybody enjoys working with graphics, and Visual Basic's graphic image controls let you add graphics to your applications. The two primary graphic image tools, the Image control and the Picture Box control, work almost exactly alike to add graphic images to your applications. These tools don't give you the capability to draw lines and circles (other controls do that, as you'll see in the next hour), but you can add graphic images to your applications and manipulate those images with what you learn in this hour's lesson.

The highlights of this hour include

  • Which controls display graphic images

  • What types of graphic files you can display

  • How the Image control differs from ...

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