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The Windows Thumbnail Control

, 7 Feb 2000
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An application demonstrating the windows Thumbnail control
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    The Windows Thumbnail control is used to show image thumbnails and internet shortcuts.

    See Microsoft for more information on the Thumbnail control.

    My sample application 'Easy-Favorite' uses the thumbnail control to show a thumnail of any web page. If you want to add your favorite internet link (URL) to Easy-Favorite, just drag & drop the URL from Internet Exporer or Netscape onto Easy-Favorite. So Easy!

    The sample application Easy-Favorite contains...

    • OLE Drag & Drop
    • ThumbCtl Control
    • How to insert CFormView derived class to Dialog based program
    • Create Short-Cut

    I think this article is very useful for shell program developers or IE developers. Any questions - send an email to me!



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    Wooseok Seo
    Software Developer (Senior)
    Korea (Republic Of) Korea (Republic Of)
    Woo Seok Seo have been a Microsoft MVP for 7 years and have translated several books into Korean. Author of C# Programming for Beginner (DevPress, 2001), he is interested in Debugging techniques and .NET technology. Get in touch with Woo Seok Seo at wooseok.seo@gmail.com

    Comments and Discussions

     
    GeneralDoes not work PinmemberArmen Hakobyan9-Apr-02 5:32 
    GeneralThumbnails don't work PinmemberJulia Larson7-Apr-02 0:53 
    GeneralIE 5.5+ Print Preview PinmemberBill Kudrle6-Mar-02 11:02 
    GeneralWeb Page PinmemberAnonymous14-Feb-02 18:24 
    Iam using an Thumbctl ActiveX control to display a Thumbnail for an Html page.I have an object tag for Thumbctl and i have written a function using javascript.Whenever i run this page by typing in the browser it doesn't show up anything.The page goes blank.
    Please suggest me how should i go about this.
    <%
    Set str= server.CreateObject("Thumbctl.Thumbctl.1")
     
    str.displayfile("C:/Prashant/index_mail.htm")
    %>
     
    <OBJECT CLASSID="clsid:1D2B4F40-1F10-11D1-9E88-00C04FDCAB92" id=Thumbnail width="100%" height="100" >
    </OBJECT>
     

    The browser goes blank showing up nothing.
    Any help would be appreciated
     
    Thanx
    Prashant
    GeneralWorkaround Pinmemberzizo2-Aug-01 1:23 
    GeneralRe: Workaround Pinmemberx18776-Jun-04 21:56 
    GeneralThumbnails of webpages PinmemberRichard Osseweyer16-Mar-01 11:50 
    GeneralRe: Thumbnails of webpages Pinmembersunj23-Apr-01 16:18 
    GeneralIE5 probs PinmemberAnonymous9-Nov-00 2:51 
    GeneralRe: IE5 probs Pinmemberjonnyw9-Nov-00 13:31 
    GeneralRe: IE5 probs Pinmemberevyatare24-Mar-01 23:56 
    GeneralRe: [Q] IE5 probs Pinmemberparaya29-Mar-01 15:51 
    GeneralRe: IE5 probs - source PinmemberDenis S.26-Jun-01 22:18 
    Generalsave thumbnail to disk Pinsusszaffi11-Sep-00 4:03 
    GeneralRe: save thumbnail to disk PinsussSmile Seo17-Sep-00 15:50 
    Generalsave thumbnail to disk Pinsusszaffi11-Sep-00 4:03 
    QuestionHow does this work? PinsussSteven Carleton19-Feb-00 7:51 
    AnswerRe: How does this work? PinsussRobert Ibsen Voith9-Mar-00 5:57 
    AnswerRe: How does this work? PinsussBill16-Oct-00 6:48 
    AnswerRe: How does this work? Pinmemberevy25-Mar-01 0:07 

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