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Posted on 2011-03-07
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I'm new to vb.Net and I'm trying to create a array of picture boxes.  That I will need to place an external application in.  I will also need the events of the picture box

I'm using the code below

Public Class Form1
Dim newPB() As PictureBox


Private Sub Button1_Click_1(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        Dim i As Integer
        i = 2
        Dim newPB(i) As PictureBox
        For i = 0 To 2
            newPB(i) = New PictureBox
            With newPB(i)
                .Top = 230
                .Width = 230
                If i > 0 Then
                    .Left = newPB(i - 1).Left + newPB(i - 1).Width + 6
                Else
                    .Left = 3
                End If
                .Height = 200
                .Parent = Me
                .BorderStyle = BorderStyle.Fixed3D
                .Visible = True
            End With
        Next
    End Sub

When I try to get the
MsgBox(newPB(0).Handle)

I get the following message
Use the "new" keyword to create an object instance

If I am going about it the wrong way please feel free to correct.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Question by:PhilChapmanJr
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by:PagodNaUtak
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Dim newPB() As PictureBox

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Dim newPB(2) As New PictureBox

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by:PagodNaUtak
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Change the code

Dim newPB() As PictureBox

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Dim newPB(2) As New PictureBox

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Or you can optimize your code by using generic list instead...

Try something like the code below:


Public Class Form1
Dim newPB() As New List(Of PictureBox)


Private Sub Button1_Click_1(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        Dim i As Integer
        i = 2
        Dim newPB(i) As PictureBox
        For i = 0 To 2
            newPB(i) = New PictureBox
            With newPB(i)
                .Top = 230
                .Width = 230
                If i > 0 Then
                    .Left = newPB(i - 1).Left + newPB(i - 1).Width + 6
                Else
                    .Left = 3
                End If
                .Height = 200
                .Parent = Me
                .BorderStyle = BorderStyle.Fixed3D
                .Visible = True
            End With
        Next
    End Sub

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