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Help - Picturebox on picturebox, both pictures transparent

Hello,
I have small problem, here's the situation:

There are a windows form - Form1;
And two picturebox'es - pictureBox1 and pictureBox2;
Those two pictures are transparent in some areas;

I put pictureBox1 all over the Form1, make form size = picture box size
and it makes nice transparent window;
But I need to put pictureBox2 on pictureBox1;

And there's a problem - transparent pictureBox2 areas shows not pictureBox1,
but Form1 background.

Is there any way to specify that current picturebox transparent areas shows control's view, over which that picturebox is ?

Thank you for the answer
Jan 29 '08 #1
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radcaesar
Expert 512MB
Why can't you hide a control which you don't want. if i was wrong, can you just explain your requirement in detail?
Jan 29 '08 #2
Plater
Expert 4TB
I think it has something to do with "who comes first" in the collection, and who is who's parent.
Like picturebox2's parent is Form, so it's "transparent" shows Form's background.
If you can make picturebox2 be a child of picturebox1, you might achieve your goal.
Jan 29 '08 #3
sin
I think it has something to do with "who comes first" in the collection, and who is who's parent.
Like picturebox2's parent is Form, so it's "transparent" shows Form's background.
If you can make picturebox2 be a child of picturebox1, you might achieve your goal.
You were right, now it works as it should.

Thank you
Jan 30 '08 #4

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