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I have found a source code demo of smooth animation.
Basically it use bitblt to do copy , and , xor operation
on background and src bitmaps.
   
BitBlt picSave.hdc, 0, 0, 60, 60, picDest.hdc, cx, cy, vbSrcCopy ' save bkgrnd
BitBlt picDest.hdc, cx, cy, 60, 60, picMask.hdc, 0, 0,
vbSrcAnd   ' and mask
BitBlt picDest.hdc, cx, cy, 60, 60, picSrc.hdc, 0, 0,
vbSrcInvert        ' xor source
   
The src and mask bitmap looks right to me.  But when I
run the program , the supposed moving image ( a coin) is
messed with other colors. Seems and , xor opertion not
right. Is there any suggestion?
Thanks.
   
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The two images have to have the same color palettes as all the other bitmaps in your particular form. That is probably the culprit.
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vbSrcInvert doesn't look like xor to me - it looks like invert. Just as a refresher, put up a comment with the values.
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by:xzhang
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Thank you very much. vbSrcInvert does stand for xor.
Could you tell me the way to change two bitmap so that
they have same palettes?


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Yes - bring up an image editor like PhotoShop or PhotoStyler. Open 1 of the images...save the palette. Now open the other image, load the palette into that image, and save. I think that should do it. Email them to me if you can't do it (ben@kescom.net)
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