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OpenGL opengl in vb in picturebox

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Thrump    169
I was messing around with this tonight, and was wondering, is it possible to render onto a picturebox? It didn''t seem to like to. I have it on a form ok. (thanks to somebody elses code) If it''s possible, is there anything special you have to do?

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Thrump    169
Nice guess, but you''re wrong. I did try to figure out both problems on my own, but after a while I was no further ahead, and was beginning to think it wasn''t possible. When I said it was easy, I didn''t mean it was obvious (at least not for me). I meant it was simple once you knew how.

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Thrump    169
Listen... I worked on these two problems, couldn''t figure it out in a time period I thought was reasonable, so I thought maybe somebody could point me in the right direction. What''s wrong with that?

What do you think is a reasonable amount of time to work on something before you post here?
4 hours?
a day?
a week?

Jeez, I don''t think anybody would post here at all if they had to do that. My original comment about nobody helping was in good humor, which is why I included the smiley.

These boards rock, and I don''t think I posted too early, you do. Let''s leave it at that.

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Thrump    169
Wazoo, I like that answer. It makes me feel smart!

zedzeek, a pictureBox is just a panel(in vb) you put on a form where you can draw and blit things. It has a built in hDC, which makes drawing to it easier with the windows API, as well as a lot of built in drawing functions.

I think they''re only available in visual basic, but I don''t do much other windows programming.

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