Zoomin Extension

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If you have ever used the Zoomin sample provided by Microsoft, you are aware of how difficult it is to count the pixels. To this end I developed a simple extension that adds a grid and the possibility to set the application on top-most position.


  • How about a RGB value

    Posted by Legacy on 12/17/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Paul Fox

    The X Windows tool (xmag) which is like zoomin much
    worse in functionality has one thing zoomin doesnt.
    In xmag, when it shows you (the static) view, if you click
    anywhere in the view, it shows you the RGB value of
    the pixel you are clicking on.

    I would love to see that in Zoomin. I would also love to see
    xmag support Zoomins dynamic monitoring...but i guess
    thats for another day.


  • How about using Right Mouse to mark start/end

    Posted by Legacy on 01/29/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Scott P. Smith

    How about a right-mouse-button menu to mark the origin, then automatically show x,y distance as the mouse is moved.

  • Pixel count

    Posted by Legacy on 01/28/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Hans Wedemeyer

    If you use Ruler.exe together with ZoomIn.exe you will find it very easy to count pixel..

    The RULER example come with the SDK I think..

    Anyway I like your idea of the grid. How about a ToolTip along side the
    cursor giving current grid location ref. top left corner ?

    Hans Wedemeyer

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