Problem in moving a chess piece
Posted on 2004-09-09
hi all. i am working
i am facingg a basic problem. how do we move pieces from one piece of board to another. i have taken 64 picture boxes to create. now when a player clicks on a picture box say p1 it starts moving with the mouse (Using the mouse move). picture box p1 changes it backcolor to match the picture box on which it is moving. when a user clicks on target picture box the moving picture box p1 is dropped here (after making sure that it is a valid move)
the problem is that when i move a piece, the whole picture box along with its border starts moving which does not look nice. if i had used image control for p1 instead of picture box, then whlie moving it goes back to the another picture box on which it is moving and piece on the image control cant be seen by the user.
i wish to avoid API as much as possible.