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how can i populate an image box on my datareport on load of the image box depending on the value of a variable?
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by:Grunge
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reword:

how can i populate an image box on load of my datareport depending on the value of
a variable?
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by:Grunge
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With dtarptBarcodes.Sections("SB_Detail")
  .Controls("image1").Picture = LoadPicture("c:\vbtik.bmp")
  .Controls("image1").Picture = frmMain.Picture1.Picture
End With

neither of these methods work
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by:Éric Moreau
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have yopu tried:
set .Controls("image1").Picture = LoadPicture("c:\vbtik.bmp")
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by:Grunge
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tried the 'set' command but it didn't work...thanks anyway
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by:Ryan Chong
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Hi Grunge,

The emoreau comment: Set .Controls("Image1").Picture = LoadPicture(myFilePath) work properly.

You can put the code on DataReport_Activate() event.

'Hope will help.
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by:Grunge
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can u check that coz it seems not to work for me.

Thanks
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by:Grunge
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Private Sub DataReport_Activate()


With dtarptBarcodes.Sections("SB_Detail")
Set .Controls("Image1").Picture = LoadPicture("c:\vbtik.bmp")
End With

End Sub


this does not work...
It doesn't offer an error message (infact I can step thorough) but there is no picture displayed...
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by:Ryan Chong
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Hi Grunge,

Try to use another picture/ different file type maybe to test whether it's the picture problem, bcos it work for me. Regards..
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by:Grunge
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There is a problem then... i've tried it on two different development machines :?(
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by:Grunge
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the image is to be a barcode this is because i cannot find a working free barcode true type font...
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by:Grunge
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i have something that will create a barcode image...but not a font which would make things a whole lot easier :?)
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by:Éric Moreau
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Download http://download.cnet.com/downloads/0-10075-101-4004808.html?tag=st.dl.10075-100-4004808-4004808.dln.10075-110-4004808
and you will have these 5 fonts:
File Copy: C:\WINNT\Fonts\Bar25isa.ttf
File Copy: C:\WINNT\Fonts\Bar25sam.ttf
File Copy: C:\WINNT\Fonts\Bar39sam.ttf
File Copy: C:\WINNT\Fonts\Postalsa.ttf
File Copy: C:\WINNT\Fonts\Upcasamp.ttf
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by:Grunge
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Yeah thats the thing except it has demo plastered across its output.... unfortunately our dev budget is exhausted
:'(
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by:Grunge
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Yeah thats the thing except it has demo plastered across its output.... unfortunately our dev budget is exhausted
:'(
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by:Éric Moreau
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I have a font at home (a39t I think) which I found for free some years ago that I can send you if you give me your e-mail address.
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by:Éric Moreau
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There are a lot of free fonts at http://www.adams1.com/pub/russadam/fonts.html
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by:Grunge
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cisdev@nwarks-hinckley.ac.uk   ;?)
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Éric Moreau earned 40 total points
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I didn't find on my PC (I have lost it because I reformatted a couple of times since) but you will surely find it at the site I gave you on 08/01/2001 09:39PM PST .

Have you see this other question: http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=visualbasic&qid=20163745
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by:Éric Moreau
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Please maintain your history:

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"Please maintain your history:

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is this directed at me?... what is this in reference to?

i'm goint to recheck that site you gave me....
my manager has authorised a purchase so i'm now looking for an affordable one.
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by:Grunge
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We had strayed from the question here a bit... ideally..since i have a vb module that will create a barcode in an image format id like to use that as described above...
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by:Grunge
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i found one finally! (off that big page u pointed out)

http://home.att.net/~daffy-duck/fonts/free3of9.zip

u need to use * at the start and end of the string

thanks all
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