this should be a good one!
I need some help, i basically have a winform with a gridview on it. What happens is that the user selects a folder with some images in it and then the images load into a datagridview. the issue is that when they take high res pics and there are more than a couple the form locks while the pictures are loaded. I want to try keep their blood pressure down as they dont have high spec machines, so i wanted to implement a multi thread scenario. i would like a child thread to load the images into the grid and update a progress bar while they still have a responsive gui.... i am fine with loading the pics and progress bar ... its the child thread accessing the controls in the main application thread.
there is actually a lot of info on this on the web error message, I am am sure that i will have to spend a few hours reading this up. I have vs 2005 (net 2.0) but have mainly been working with asp.net, i have a solid .net 1.1 book that i might have to dust the cob webs off to see if there are some examples child threads accessing cross threads controls (resources).
I need advice, i have already read about this sort of thing but not realy sure what is going on....
if there is some code examples then much appreciated!! I have read some msdn example which are excellent but they go a bit over my head...