Loading image control

Posted on 2009-02-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
I have a windows form control that takes a good 25 seconds to load,  I would like to have a small loading image control to show in the background when the Main control is loading. Does anyone have a way it can be done.
Question by:vbothello
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    You can have any image you want the thing is that you will need to do your lengthy tasks into another thread. You can use the BackgroundWorker component to do it. see
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