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Place icons in rich text box....like messenger....

Posted on 2002-07-08
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Pretty straight forward question...if you have any ideas or working protoypes I'd love to hear from you...If you feel it deserves more points, let me know.

Thanks,
Glen
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by:glass_cookie
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Hi!

Here's a file for you over the net:

Download...
http://www.vb-helper.com/HowTo/pasterch.zip
Description: Paste a picture into a RichTextBox (37K)

If you're programming a chat application, you could send a particular string indicating a picture, then your proggy would load that particular picture into the textbox.

That's it!

glass cookie : )
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by:GMorgan
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I like the idea but when I run the program I get err.num 460 invalid clipboard format...any suggestions?
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by:GMorgan
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it happens on the line
Clipboard.SetData Picture1.Picture
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by:glass_cookie
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Hi!

I'll check it out and return to you after some time : )

That's it!

g;ass cookie ; )
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by:glass_cookie
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Hi!

That file works fine on my system : )

Well, you may want to change that line to:

Clipboard.SetData Picture1.Picture, vbCFBitmap

and see if that works or not : )

That's it!

glass cookie ; )
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by:glass_cookie
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Hi!

Here's another piece of coding if you're uncomfortable with APIs:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Clipboard.Clear
Clipboard.SetData LoadPicture("C:\Windows\Clouds.bmp"), vbCFBitmap
RichTextBox1.SetFocus
SendKeys "^v", True
End Sub

That's it!

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by:GMorgan
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it happens on the line
Clipboard.SetData Picture1.Picture
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glass_cookie earned 100 total points
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Hi!

Have you tried adding the line:

, vbCFBitmap

After that line with the error?

That's it!

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