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Posted on 2006-07-18
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Hi Experts,

In wordpad there is a ruler control. I would like this in my application. Is there one avaliable for vb.net 2002?

Cheers,

Tom
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by:Bob Learned
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I know VB.NET, can I help ;)

Bob
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by:TommyTwoPints
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Of course you may.

The project posted above was in C# which I have minimal experience in.

Cheers,

Tom
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Bob Learned earned 500 total points
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Here is what I did (kinda of cheesy, but man it works for me):

1) Take screen shots of the Word ruler, up to like 14 inches.

2) Take those images and build one big long .png file

3) Add that image as an image for a PictureBox control

4) Et voila!  You have a Word ruler.

Bob
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Works for me :)

Thanks alot Bob
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