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A C# water effect picture control

, 29 Aug 2002
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A C# implementation of the popular water surface effect.

Cool eh ?

Intro

This control is a C# implementation of the well known water effect. There are already two implementations of this algorithm on CodeProject: Really cool visual FX - a C++ variant - and a OpenGL Interactive water effect.

The algorithm itself is well described here and here.

How to use it

The control itself is derived from System.Windows.Forms.Panel. So all you have to do is to place a standard PictureBox control onto your form and change the type of this control to WaterEffectControl.

Then adjust the image source property as follows:

waterControl.ImageBitmap = ((System.Drawing.Bitmap)
               (resources.GetObject("waterControl.ImageBitmap")));

Now run the program, and move the mouse over the image while the left button is pressed. The effect is clearly better than the picture above shows.

Enjoy!

License

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About the Author

Christian Tratz
Web Developer
Germany Germany
If you are not living on the edge you are wasting space Wink | ;)

Comments and Discussions

 
Generalrunning slow Pinmemberstjds7-Jan-07 12:57 
GeneralBetter result PinmemberSaied Javadi8-Jul-06 3:58 
QuestionWhy not a PictureBox? Pinmemberjeffreylreed19-May-04 5:49 
AnswerRe: Why not a PictureBox? PinmemberChristian Tratz19-May-04 6:51 
GeneralFix for the bug mentioned below PinmemberMatthew Watosn22-Apr-04 0:15 
GeneralBug PinmemberRawSteel14-Apr-04 6:49 
GeneralBug PinmemberSefai14-Aug-03 1:25 
GeneralRe: Bug Pinmemberaguisoft__21-Mar-10 17:45 
GeneralLove it! PinmemberStoo 7030-Jun-03 23:38 
GeneralNice Job but could not use it... Pinmemberjvalenz5-Mar-03 21:15 
GeneralRe: Nice Job but could not use it... PinmemberChristian Tratz5-Mar-03 23:26 
GeneralRe: Nice Job but could not use it... Pinmemberjvalenz6-Mar-03 9:32 
GeneralRe: Nice Job but could not use it... PinmemberChristian Tratz6-Mar-03 21:46 
GeneralRe: Nice Job but could not use it... Pinmemberjvalenz7-Mar-03 5:48 
AnswerRe: Nice Job but could not use it... PinmemberGiordani Ramos12-Dec-10 1:00 
GeneralWhy MouseMove and not MouseDown Pinmemberpatil7-Jan-03 5:29 
GeneralRe: Why MouseMove and not MouseDown PinmemberChristian Tratz7-Jan-03 6:54 
GeneralTranslation PinmemberHugo Hallman20-Oct-02 21:31 
GeneralRe: Translation PinmemberChristian Tratz20-Oct-02 21:55 
GeneralExcellent but want to change picture of control PinsussAnonymous17-Sep-02 20:26 
GeneralRe: Excellent but want to change picture of control PinmemberChristian Tratz17-Sep-02 23:25 
GeneralRe: Excellent but want to change picture of control Pinmemberaguisoft__21-Mar-10 17:42 
GeneralNice PinmemberNnamdi Onyeyiri30-Aug-02 4:30 
GeneralRe: Nice Pinmemberzjwuweim2-Sep-02 15:13 
GeneralCool Job Christian PinmemberSetsuko30-Aug-02 3:49 

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