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Show PNG from RES-file with my PNG-Class

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Submitted on: 4/14/2007 3:55:39 PM
By: Alfred Koppold 
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 7 Users
Compatibility: VB 6.0
Views: 8684
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     I get a email with a question to my PNG-class: I am a member of Planet Source Code and whilst looking for code so I can use .png files in my vb6 apps, I came across your superb png class. I would like to load a picture directly from a .res file though and can’t figure out how to do it! I could rip the picture to a temporary file and use that filepath for the filename, but I don’t want to have the picture available outside of the program. So i make my class ready to open a included RES-file. All the mails i send to Richard Couldridge (he send me the mail) come back to me. So i sent the source to PSC. This show the use of the class with a simple sample. I hope i can help more peoples with this peace of code.
 
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4/15/2007 7:21:51 AMPaul Turcksin

Neat! Thanks for sharing. 5 globes.
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5/16/2007 1:03:16 PMRichard Couldridge

Many thanks Alfred - works perfectly. No idea why the emails bounced?! Thanks again :-)
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2/17/2008 10:59:30 PMAndrew

This looks good. However the class may be slowly leaking memory somewhere. If I add this to cause a loop 1000 times it slowly eats memory!
Do you see this too?

Dim i As Long
For i = 1 To 1000
pngClass.OpenPNGfromRes 103, "CUSTOM" 'Open and display Picture from Ressource
Next
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6/2/2012 1:40:00 PM

Gracias, me ha salvado mi programa
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