ImageCombo Control in Visual Basic 6.0


The ImageCombo control contains a collection of ComboItem objects. A ComboItem object defines the various characteristics of an item that appears in the list portion of the control. With an ImageCombo control, you can display a list of items that includes pictures. Each item can have its own picture, or you can use the same picture for multiple list items.

To manage the images used for the list items, the ImageCombo uses the ImageList common control. Images are assigned to items in the ImageCombo through an index or key value that references a picture stored in the ImageList control.For example :

1.Click on “Start” button . Then select “All Programs -> Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 ->Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0.” .

2. New project dialog box is open .Select “Standard EXE” from the list in the New Project dialog box and click on “Open.” Click on “Project” on the menu bar, then select “Components” from the drop-down menu.

3. Scroll down the list in the box until Microsoft Windows Common Controls 6.0 (SP4) is visible. Click on the checkbox to select the component and then click on “OK.” All components show in the Toolbox.

4. Choose the “ImageCombo1” control from the list of controls in the toolbox. Place the control on the form in Visual Basic.

5. Choose the “ImageList1” control from the list of controls in the toolbox. Place the control on the form in Visual Basic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.Right click on ImageList1.A popup menu is open .Choose properties from popup menu.

7.A properties page dialog box is open.Click on image button and insert the picture by click on insert button . You can insert  more than one pictures by click on insert button  agin and again.

8. Now,Right click on ImageCombo1.A popup menu is open .Choose properties from popup menu.

9.From the General tab select the “ImageList1” from imagelist.Then press “OK”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.Double click on form1.Code window is open write code here as shown in figure below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. When you comlete the code.Press <F5> to run the program.output is given in figure below:

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