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how to integrate "Windows Picture Viewer and Fax Viewer" (shimgvw.dll) of Windows XP in my c# app?

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hi all,

i want to use "Windows Picture Viewer and Fax Viewer" in my c# app to
manipulate images, picture viewer is found as a DLL (shimgvw.dll) in
System32 folder of
WinXP.

can some one tell me how can i use it in my C# app?

TIA

- sci

Nov 16 '05 #1
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OTTOMH you could try adding it as a reference. If it's a COM object it'll
generate an interop assembly and you'll be able to wiggle the interfaces.

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hi all,

i want to use "Windows Picture Viewer and Fax Viewer" in my c# app to
manipulate images, picture viewer is found as a DLL (shimgvw.dll) in
System32 folder of
WinXP.

can some one tell me how can i use it in my C# app?

TIA

- sci

Nov 16 '05 #2

P: n/a
i tried it, VS couldn't generate a wrapper for it, i seems to me a legacy VC
DLL, InteropServices may do, but how exactly? need help!

- sci

"Bob Powell [MVP]" <bob@_spamkiller_bobpowell.net> wrote in message
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OTTOMH you could try adding it as a reference. If it's a COM object it'll
generate an interop assembly and you'll be able to wiggle the interfaces.

--
Bob Powell [MVP]
Visual C#, System.Drawing

Image transition effects, automatic persistent configuration and
design time mouse operations all in April's issue of Well Formed
http://www.bobpowell.net/wellformed.htm

Answer those GDI+ questions with the GDI+ FAQ
http://www.bobpowell.net/gdiplus_faq.htm

The GDI+ FAQ RSS feed: http://www.bobpowell.net/faqfeed.xml
Windows Forms Tips and Tricks RSS: http://www.bobpowell.net/tipstricks.xml
Bob's Blog: http://royo.is-a-geek.com/siteFeeder...aspx?FeedId=41

"~dr-sci-fi" <sc******@mailandnews.com> wrote in message
news:%2****************@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
hi all,

i want to use "Windows Picture Viewer and Fax Viewer" in my c# app to
manipulate images, picture viewer is found as a DLL (shimgvw.dll) in
System32 folder of
WinXP.

can some one tell me how can i use it in my C# app?

TIA

- sci


Nov 16 '05 #3

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