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I have a form (form1), and have passed a picture to it from another form (form2, which is an image chooser form), but I want the form (form1) to update automatically
As it is now, the user has to click a command button to apply the image, and I want it done  when they choose the image from form2
again, I'm a begginer, and using vb5
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by:CrazyOne
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Getting back into programming are we Steve, cool and the best of luck to you. :)
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EDDYKT earned 500 total points
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You can just do

form1.picture = loadpicture ("your picture file")


from form2

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by:stevenlewis
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OK, just tried it, and it didn't work
No errors, just didn't update the pick on form1
BTW, get your points in the Q I posted for you :~)
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by:stevenlewis
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Spence, just messin around a bit. It's a good break from answering the questions in the networking/OS areas :~)
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>>>It's a good break from answering the questions in the networking/OS areas

Yep but it can get as frustrating as well when you can't get what you want to work the way you want it to. :)
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by:AzraSound
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Can you post your full code as it stands now?
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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create a stdpicture variable in a bas module.

public pic as stdpicture


when user choose the picture do this:

set pic=loadpicture(????) ' i don't know how user chooses it

set form1.picture1.picture=pic
set form2.picture1.picture=pic
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set form2.picture1.picture=loadpicture(????) ' i don't know how user chooses it
set form1.picture1.picture=form2.picture1.picture

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by:stevenlewis
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Doh, my bad, it worked, but I had an image overlayed, and have the form a fixed size, so couldn't see it
I just added
form1.Image1.Image = Loadpicture(Pictfilename)
to form2 and it worked *sheepish grin*
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by:stevenlewis
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I'm sure you all will be hearing from me again soon, as I'm gonna try and make this a screen saver
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