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How to display an image, then at the end of the chosentime, Destroy automatically.

Posted: 22 Nov 2010 19:56
by Carlos Pereira
Hello everyone,

Could you please help me again with my project.

Using Photoshop I've created an image with layers displaying the image and other info. When the stand alone prog starts, this image introduction is displayed automatically.

What I would like to do is for the image to show for about 10 seconds and then to automatically Destroy.
I don't know how to programme a routine to hold the image for a specific period and then Destroy itself.


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clauses ..... ..... Win = pictWin::new(This), Win:show(), ... (),!. onShow(_)_CreationData):-!.
The above displays the introduction automatically, but it stays put.

Thank you,

Posted: 22 Nov 2010 20:32
by Gildas Menier
Hi Carlos,

I suppose you want to use a kind of 'splash screen'. The attached code may help you. It should be unzipped in a vp_extensions folder in your project (vp_extensions\splash). Just create a splash dialog using display(this, "yourimage.bmp", 2000) and it will show and close itself after a few seconds.

Best regards


Posted: 22 Nov 2010 22:20
by Carlos Pereira
Gildas, thank you very much.

It's fantastic.