[mono-vb] Flickering of transparent pictures on picture background

Stifu stifu at free.fr
Thu Sep 9 14:22:10 EDT 2010

I can't tell whether you used double buffering properly without seeing the
source code, but did you try doing the double buffering manually?
I do it in my own app (http://code.google.com/p/epicedit/), and there is no

Yeek wrote:
> Hi everyone
> I would like to show a partially transparent picture on a background
> picture. Furthermore, the transparent picture should disappear for a
> certain time and then reappear at a different location. The problem is
> that under MONO there is a clear flickering visible whenever the picture
> is supposed to appear on the screen. I tried several things as for example
> double buffering (Me.SetStyle(ControlStyles.AllPaintingInWmPaint Or
> ControlStyles.UserPaint Or ControlStyles.DoubleBuffer, True)) but nothing
> seems to work. Can anyone point me in the right direction where to go?
> Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks,
> Martin

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