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Animated GIFs (Gif 89a) on buttons

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Does anyone know how to get animated gifs onto a command button in VB5, or know of an available OCX that will do this.

My current efforts were to place the WebBrowser control ontop of a button, but the scroll bars always appear and are not optional, and it's a pain in the backside to get the background of the browser to match the button.
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by:NightRunner
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i got a animated gif control..not the webbrowser control which i think u can put on buttons
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by:Dalin
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There is acouple of ActiveX controls in the website:
http://www.activeX.Com/ then Application development.
See if that is what you want.
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by:martin_cross
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Thanx Dalin, but none of those controls support GIF89a.
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by:Dalin
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martin_cross:
Sorry,  If I see anything, I will let you know.
Regards
Dalin
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kamall earned 100 total points
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martin_cross
I have a custom control for AniGIF that supports the GIF89a format. Give me your e-mail address and I will send it to you.
The zip file also contains a VB5 sample project and a help file for using the OCX.
Regards
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Kamall,

Cheers, the addy is mcross@next.co.uk

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