Short story: Create an irregularly shaped UserControl by generating a MaskPicture at runtime.
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This sample, or the one from which it originally derived, was published (or at least peripherally mentioned) in the following article(s):
- Solve These Irregular Problems, Ask the VB Pro, VBPJ, September 1998
This sample uses the following API calls:
Module Library Function CPolygon.cls gdi32
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Please, enjoy and learn from this sample. Include its code within your own projects, if you wish. But, in order to insure only the most recent code is available to all, I ask that you don't share the sample by any form of mass distribution.
Download PolyBtn.zip, 7Kb, Last Updated: Friday, August 14, 1998