Tiling a Bitmap across a forms Background

This sample program show's how to tile a bitmap across a forms background. Any picture can be used - just remember that if you resize the form, you'll need to re-tile the bitmap again.

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  • More Dynamic Way

    Posted by Legacy on 11/28/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Andrew Leonard

    Make a new Sub that will perform the same function.
    Let's say, ShowBitmap

    Private Sub ShowBitmap

    Dim HorizantalLimit As Integer
    Dim VerticalLimit As Integer
    Dim ii As Integer
    Dim jj As Integer

    HorizantalLimit = Width / Picture1.Width
    VerticalLimit = Height / Picture1.Height

    For ii = 0 To VerticalLimit
    For jj = 0 To HorizantalLimit
    PaintPicture Picture1, jj * Picture1.Width, ii * Picture1.Height, Picture1.Width, Picture1.Height

    End Sub

    Call this Sub in Form Load, and also on Form Resize. That way it will automatically load for you, and will resize itself as the dialog is resized.

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