Splash

Description

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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Published

This sample, or the one from which it originally derived, was published (or at least peripherally mentioned) in the following article(s):

APIs Usage

This sample uses the following API calls:

Module Library Function
FAbout.frm shell32
user32


ShellExecute
GetSystemMenu
GetWindowRect
RemoveMenu
SetCursorPos

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Download

Download Splash.zip   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