Short story: Create layered windows, to make forms translucent or irregularly shaped, using drop-in class.
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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):
- Produce Translucent Effects, Ask the VB Pro, VBPJ, October 2000
This sample uses the following API calls:
Module Library Function CTranslucent.cls kernel32
FWindowPicker.frm user32 GetCursorPos
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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 Translucent.zip, 40Kb, Last Updated: Monday, July 10, 2000
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