Important alert: (current site time 10/25/2014 1:12:04 AM EDT)
 

winzip icon

Checkbox - - -a transparent usercontrol

Email
Submitted on: 8/25/2005 5:31:16 PM
By: Kenneth Foster 
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 6 Users
Compatibility: VB 6.0
Views: 11089
author picture
(About the author)
 
     Theres been several checkbox controls lately, so I thought I'd try one that was transparent. So here it is. Not to fancy but seems to work. Hope you like it.

 
winzip iconDownload code

Note: Due to the size or complexity of this submission, the author has submitted it as a .zip file to shorten your download time. Afterdownloading it, you will need a program like Winzip to decompress it.Virus note:All files are scanned once-a-day by Planet Source Code for viruses, but new viruses come out every day, so no prevention program can catch 100% of them. For your own safety, please:
  1. Re-scan downloaded files using your personal virus checker before using it.
  2. NEVER, EVER run compiled files (.exe's, .ocx's, .dll's etc.)--only run source code.
  3. Scan the source code with Minnow's Project Scanner

If you don't have a virus scanner, you can get one at many places on the net including:McAfee.com

 
Terms of Agreement:   
By using this code, you agree to the following terms...   
  1. You may use this code in your own programs (and may compile it into a program and distribute it in compiled format for languages that allow it) freely and with no charge.
  2. You MAY NOT redistribute this code (for example to a web site) without written permission from the original author. Failure to do so is a violation of copyright laws.   
  3. You may link to this code from another website, but ONLY if it is not wrapped in a frame. 
  4. You will abide by any additional copyright restrictions which the author may have placed in the code or code's description.


Other 87 submission(s) by this author

 


Report Bad Submission
Use this form to tell us if this entry should be deleted (i.e contains no code, is a virus, etc.).
This submission should be removed because:

Your Vote

What do you think of this code (in the Intermediate category)?
(The code with your highest vote will win this month's coding contest!)
Excellent  Good  Average  Below Average  Poor (See voting log ...)
 

Other User Comments

8/26/2005 6:53:14 AMHardStream Software Development

Wow, thanx a lot!! Now I finally know how I can put a text on a transparent usercontrol without it looks cr*ppy...

Thank you thank you thank you + 5 globes :D
(If this comment was disrespectful, please report it.)

 
7/20/2006 7:42:36 AMQuirzo

Thanks i needed that!
(If this comment was disrespectful, please report it.)

 
2/24/2007 6:06:15 PMJason Newland

great idea, all though i dont like the limited 3 color check marks, should really be a property to set the color
(If this comment was disrespectful, please report it.)

 
7/10/2008 6:06:34 PMToddB-USN

Thought you might want to know this does not work properly under Windows Vista and VB6. It seems to outline the text with the mask color when you click the check box.

Bummer cause I would like to use it but still learning about controls so have no idea how to fix it for use under windows vista

(If this comment was disrespectful, please report it.)

 
11/22/2008 12:41:56 PMKenaso

ToddB-USN, Before placing the bitmap on the form, insert a picture control box first. Resize it to be outside the bounds of the form. Now insert your bitmap and the other controls. This may resolve your Vista problem.
(If this comment was disrespectful, please report it.)

 

Add Your Feedback
Your feedback will be posted below and an email sent to the author. Please remember that the author was kind enough to share this with you, so any criticisms must be stated politely, or they will be deleted. (For feedback not related to this particular code, please click here instead.)
 

To post feedback, first please login.