Short story: What I consider the "correct way" to start up an application from Sub Main, showing a Splash screen to distract the user while you're initializing the main form.
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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):
- What if the User's Left-Handed?, Ask the VB Pro, Getting Started with VB, 2000
This sample uses the following API calls:
Module Library Function FAbout.frm shell32
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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 Splash.zip, 26Kb, Last Updated: Sunday, September 05, 1999