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Dan
Hi all, I'm totally new to DirectX but I'd need to learn some basics. I do
not need all the bells & whistles, I just require a fast display of huge 2D
images (typically JPEG photos or maps) in a c-sharp windows forms
application; further, I should display "layered" semitransparent images onto
the base image with some filtering, and optionally draw on the fly some text
labels onto some externally defined positions in the images. Could anyone
point me to tutorials, books, sample code or any other useful resource to
let me learn what I need to accomplish all this with managed DirectX?

Thanks guys!
Nov 17 '05 #1
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Dan,

There are a lot of C# samples in the DirectX SDK 9c which you can download
from MSDN.

I hope this helps,

Cor
Nov 17 '05 #2
There is also a newsgroup microsoft.publi c.win32.program mer.directx.man aged
where you may find some useful information
Nov 17 '05 #3

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