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Posted on 2010-08-14
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Greetings EE Warriors

I'm using a Picturebox control in VB.net 2010.

I want to use PictureBox1.ImageLocation tag to designate new image.

My problem is that if image 2 is smaller than image1,
the the program will crop image1 before showing image 2.
How do I avoid this?

The Background is black.
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Question by:Evan Cutler
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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Can you show us the code and possibly a screenshot?

When I replace the image in PictureBox1 with a smaller one via ImageLocation() it simply displays the new smaller image and the previous image completely goes away...
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by:Evan Cutler
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ok...the problem, I think...
is that the images are not local.  they are remote.

That being said, I think the first thing that comes across is metadata on the image, which changes the size of the Picturebox control, becuase it's still waiting for the new image.
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larkvale earned 500 total points
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try to download the second image in a second hidden picture box then copy the image

PictureBox1.Image = PictireBoxHidden.Image


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by:Evan Cutler
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This works on my system...hopefully it'll work on the deployment system...thanks.
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