Does Basic4ppc Images support animated gifs?

Discussion in 'Questions (Windows Mobile)' started by XerVision, Jul 26, 2007.

  1. XerVision

    XerVision Member Licensed User

    Is there a way to use animated gifs that animate in basic4ppc. A .dll, etc.
    I did make a workaround version with a timer but it would be nice if B4PPC could actually support the regular animated .gif.
  2. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    .Net CF doesn't support animated gifs and Basic4ppc also doesn't support these files.
  3. Cableguy

    Cableguy Expert Licensed User

    As I could figure out, animated gifs are a bit like icon files...One file, many images...

    Although not directly supported, there are examples on the internet on how to use them in c#...

    I suggest a difgerent aproach...

    Basic4ppc does support retrieving images from a file using the binary library.

    It's not to dificult to see were i'm going with this, is it?

    Create a file containing the images that compose the animation, as in a gif file, add them to an imagelist array, and using a timer to control animation, rotate the imagelist array index in a picturebox, thus creating an animation...

    Almost like a gif, isn't it?

    P.S.:With any luck, maybe a new lib will came...
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