Learn how .NET enables you to easily allow your users to create a cropping area of an image with the mouse and then create a new image consisting of only that cropped area.
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For years, one of the biggest complaints about MFC was its lack of imaging support. Tom Archer shows how Managed C++, the .NET Image class, and the PictureBox control make loading, displaying, and dynamically sizing an image a snap.
Tom Archer illustrates how you can use the TranslateTransform and ScaleTransform methods to invert and display the reflection of a string.
Tom Archer illustrates how the Matrix object and transforms enable you to draw horizontally or vertically sheared text.
Learn how to use GDI+ to render several 3D text effects, such as shadowed, blocked, embossed, and engraved text.
Tom Archer illustrates how the combination of Managed Extensions and GDI+ enable you to draw gradient and hatched text with only a few lines of C++ code.
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