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Placing Objects over a TextBox/RichTextBox

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I want to place a line over a richtextbox, but when I draw it over, it is hidden by the richtextbox.  How can I have the line appear on top of the text area?

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by:wolfrose
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As far as I know, the line only draws on the form itself.  It won't go over any control.  You could use 2 richtextboxes, and make the them join with the same coordinates as the line.  That would give the appearance of a line.
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by:SlingBlade
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The line needs to move over the textbox and I don't think VB would accomplish that very smoothly as far as the visual aspect is concerned.  Not to mention the additional programming overhead that would cause.

I think I figured it out.  I am using a picturebox to load a line image and "floating" that over the rich text box

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