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Image Tip - A popup thumbnail shell extension

, 8 Mar 2004
A graphical tooltip to show the contents of jpgs, bmps etc
imagetip_demo.zip
ImageTip.dll
imagetip_source.zip
ImageTip.def
ImageTipps.def
ImageTip.dsp
ImageTip.dsw
Image_Tip.rgs
// Graphic tip.h

#pragma once

class CGraphicTip
{
public:
	static BOOL	ShowTip (std::wstring FileName);

protected:
	CGraphicTip ();
	~CGraphicTip ();

	static	DWORD WINAPI TipThread ( LPVOID lpParameter );
	static	LRESULT CALLBACK TipProc ( HWND hwnd, UINT uMsg, WPARAM wParam, LPARAM lParam );
	static	SIZE	GetCorrectedOutputSize (const SIZE szIn, const SIZE sizeBounding);

	LRESULT	OnPaint ();

	HANDLE	m_hThreadHandle;
	DWORD	m_dwThreadID;
	
	std::wstring	m_FileName;
	IPicture		*m_Picture;
	SIZE			m_szHiMetric;
	HWND			m_hWnd;
};

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Iain Clarke, Warrior Programmer
Software Developer (Senior)
Sweden Sweden
I have now moved to Sweden for love, and recently married a lovely Swede.
 

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I started programming on BBC micros (6502) when I was six and never quite stopped even while I was supposed to be studying physics and uni.
 
I've been working for ~13 years writing software for machine control and data analysis. I now work on financial transaction transformation software, for a Software company in Gamlastan, Stockholm.
Look at my articles to see my excellent coding skills. I'm modest too!

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