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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!

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

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GeneralMy vote of 5 PinmemberDavid Goebet11-Oct-12 22:19 

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