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CAnimateCtrl Example

, 15 Dec 1999
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Demonstrates the use of the windows animation control
  • Download demo project - 144 Kb
  • Sample Image - controls_avi.gif

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    Its pretty easy to implement an avi control. Follow these steps to add an avi animation control (CAnimateCtrl) to your dialog resource:

    • In the resource editor, click on the animate control icon, and place one on your dialog.
    • Go into 'Class Wizard' and add a control name to your newly inserted component. example:
      CAnimateCtrl m_avi;this is placed in your .h file.
    • Next, import the .avi file into your project. To do this, highlite your resource project name, and right click in the resource view window. Select import. Set the filter to *.avi, and select the avi file you want to import.
    • Enter "AVI" for resource type in the custom resource type dialog box.
    • Add the following code to your project:
      // CAvidemoDlg message handlers
      BOOL CAvidemoDlg::OnInitDialog()
      	// TODO: Add extra initialization here
      	m_avi.Open( IDR_AVI ); // open the avi resource.
      	m_avi.Play( 0, -1,-1 );play avi resource.
      	// return TRUE unless you set the focus to a control
      	return TRUE;


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    Kirk Stowell
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    Comments and Discussions

    Questionhow about it in c#??? Pinmemberjabulino9-Jan-06 1:23 
    GeneralResum avi Pinmembermcnam15-Dec-05 19:01 
    GeneralOne 1 MB Avi file doesn't shows Pinmemberd00_ape26-Sep-05 11:21 
    I want to animate a quite big AVI file. How do I do that?


    ...and justice for all

    Questionhow to create an appropriate AVI Pinmembermohsen nourian2-Jul-05 21:44 
    AnswerRe: how to create an appropriate AVI Pinmember.dan.g.2-Jul-05 22:20 
    GeneralRe: how to create an appropriate AVI Pinmembermeistertausend2-Nov-05 2:55 
    QuestionHow to access pixel values in an avi stream? PinmemberJDeimos25-Jan-05 2:22 
    GeneralWhere to find AVI-Files PinsussAnonymous9-Aug-04 2:48 
    GeneralCAnimateCtrl upgradation PinsussDebasish Bose19-Jun-04 22:25 
    GeneralResource type must be called "AVI" or it will not work PinmemberJ Cardinal13-Dec-02 13:17 
    GeneralStretch Avi Pinmemberoff10-May-02 5:40 
    GeneralLoad avi from lets say C:\test.avi PinmemberKeybee3-Feb-02 3:36 
    GeneralRe: Load avi from lets say C:\test.avi PinmemberSynetech18-Feb-03 9:43 
    Generalgetting rid of avi PinmemberAnonymous15-Oct-01 13:18 
    GeneralRe: getting rid of avi PinmemberHiten Parmar3-Apr-02 9:54 
    GeneralNEED HELPON AVI!!! PinmemberRENEE24-May-01 15:30 
    GeneralRe: NEED HELPON AVI!!! PinmemberEarl Rex Arao-arao30-May-01 21:41 
    GeneralNEED HELPON AVI!!! PinmemberRENEE24-May-01 15:30 
    GeneralTransparent PinmemberAnonymous11-May-01 11:22 
    GeneralCompressed AVI PinsussMeraviglia, Dario13-Jul-00 22:37 
    GeneralRe: Compressed AVI PinmemberChristian Sonntag22-Jul-01 8:41 
    GeneralRe: Compressed AVI PinmemberChristian Sonntag22-Jul-01 8:43 
    GeneralAVI file PinsussTao Li17-Mar-00 12:27 
    GeneralAVI file PinsussTao Li17-Mar-00 12:27 
    GeneralRe: AVI file PinmemberAnonymous4-Nov-00 18:45 
    GeneralRe: AVI file PinmemberMichael Miller13-Mar-01 10:05 

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