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animation?

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Last Modified: 2013-11-19
i want like an animation to be displayed when i am searching for a record
like the "find files" one on win95..the animation will stop if no record is found
and will disappear if record is found..
how do i do this in vb5?
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I am pretty sure .AVI files are involved but I dont know how to do it.

-- george

Commented:
The easiest way to do this is with a picture object array...

(in form_load)
set objPics(0) = LoadPicture("Buttefly1.bmp")
set objPics(1) = LoadPicture("Buttefly2.bmp")
etc...

then in the timer event you cycle the images

Static intCount as integer
if intCount = 0 then
    intCount = 1
Else
    intCount = 0
End if
PaintPicture objPics(intCount), 0, 0

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i looking for the animation avi file and the code to play it in vb5 if searching ...
if no records are found...it will stop playing...
can anyone tell me how to do this?
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