Visual Basic Graphics Tutorials

Graphics programming can seam very complex and indeed sometimes it is. However, Visual Basic has many built in functions to let you manipulate graphics easily. Combine this with more complex API calls and you can do just about anything you want. These graphics tutorials show you both the easy and more complex things you can do with VB6.

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    Often times when writing a Visual Basic application we need to display boring data in a more appealing way. This is where charts come in handy. This Visual Basic 6.0 tutorial explains how you can create charts from within VB6. It specifically shows how to create animated charts using a third part control called FusionCharts.
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    Club Penguin is a sweet site where you can make your own fun trainers. This VB 6.0 tutorial shows you how to do so in Visual Basic.
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    You knew you could create database apps with VB6 but this tutorial walks you through how you can create a Visual Basic Screen Saver. The sky is the limit once you learn how to do this.
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    This VB tutorial builds off the last and demonstrates how you can create more advanced PDF files. It teaches you how to create a multi-page document, with page headers, footers, page numbers, shapes, and images.

    In the previous tutorial we looked out how to create a simple PDF document that was one page and was only text. If you've seen many PDF documents on the web or elsewhere you know that they usually include more than just text. Fortunately we are able to do these things as well.

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    Creating PDF documents in Visual Basic has always been a difficult task. Many times people have to purchase controls to do it for them. Not with this Visual Basic tutorial. PDF documents can be created in a snap using the mjwPDF class. This is the first in a series of tutorials. It covers the creation of a basic PDF document.
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    This tutorial creates a complete program that uses forms, timers, check boxes, radio options, and other basic controls to make a fractional math game.
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    Learn many different ways to work with images in - such as resizing them, displaying them, using icons, etc.
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    This tutorial explains how to manipulate Bitmaps in VB6. Once you know this you can manipulate pictures, do screen captures, etc.

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