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Moving bmps around the screen

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Hello
When i move a bmp around the screen, this bmp dont move fine... a rare effect appear... anyone can tell me how to eliminate this effect?
thanks and regards
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Question by:amanuelx
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by:cantrell
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I'm not quite sure what you mean by a "rare effect?" If you can tell me what the "rare effect" is maybe I can help. In the meantime, make sure you are using the bmpname.move command. If not, try that. It's: bmpname.move left, top, width, height.

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by:amanuelx
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My problem is a horrible screen flicker when i move pictures around the screen...
regards
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by:cantrell
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Does the entire screen flicker or just your bitmap? Are you using a image or picturebox control? How are you moving it?
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by:amanuelx
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hello
It's only the image and we use the move statement.
But, how to eliminate the flicker in all cases?
thanks and regards
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by:nilos
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Please add the following variables:

a) BMP color deep (How many colors)
b) Screen color deep
c) Type of VGA card, OS type and CPU speed

TIA
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Please add the following variables:

a) BMP color deep (How many colors)
b) Screen color deep
c) Type of VGA card, OS type and CPU speed

TIA
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by:e_norrman
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use the bitblt funktion , and copy the bmp into a new picture box,erase the old and then copy again to new place , this is use to move sprites , hmmm your question is a little short..
search on sprites and vb on the internet and you maybe find a exemple on bitblt.
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waty earned 100 total points
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Go to my website, you will find a complete ScreenSaver written in VB5, and there is a lot of bitmaps (sprites) moving on the screen. The full source code is provided :

http://www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/6311/ 

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