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sstanfie

Hello. Although I've been using AutoIt for a few years, I've never used GUI forms... all script based. I want to display an .png on a form. I guess I'd use GUICtrlCreatePic?

When I try to use my .png (which was an .ico that I converted to .png), the picture does not appear. But, if I use a totally different graphic which is a .jpg or .gif it displays fine.

Can I not use .png in forms? Or is it because the .png has transparency?

Thank you in advance for your help.

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GaryFrost

Hello. Although I've been using AutoIt for a few years, I've never used GUI forms... all script based. I want to display an .png on a form. I guess I'd use GUICtrlCreatePic?

When I try to use my .png (which was an .ico that I converted to .png), the picture does not appear. But, if I use a totally different graphic which is a .jpg or .gif it displays fine.

Can I not use .png in forms? Or is it because the .png has transparency?

Thank you in advance for your help.

Far as I know Portable Network Graphics won't work, jpg, bmp, ico not sure what other formats are supported.


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sstanfie

Good to know. Thank you.

Far as I know Portable Network Graphics won't work, jpg, bmp, ico not sure what other formats are supported.

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Richard Robertson

PNG should be supported. Did you try a PNG with no transparency?

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