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I'm having a problem with drawing on picturebox in vb.net programing.
I draw line(or another shape's) on picturebox, anytime screen refreshes(open dialogbox ro menu,...) the drawn line on picturebox disapears.

Private Sub PictureBox1_MouseDown(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.MouseEventArgs) Handles PictureBox1.MouseDown
x1 = e.Location.X
y1 = e.Location.Y
End Sub

Private Sub PictureBox1_MouseUp(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.MouseEventArgs) Handles PictureBox1.MouseUp
x2 = e.Location.X
y2 = e.Location.Y
If toolbox = "line" Then drawline()

Sub drawline()
Dim g As Graphics = PictureBox1.CreateGraphics()
g.DrawLine(Pens.Black, x1, y1, x2, y2)
End Sub
Mar 24 '06 #1
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Banfa
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Generally nothing is permanent in a window, you have to redraw it when required.

You will know when a redraw is require because Windows sends a WM_PAINT message to the window that requires redrawing. This is available in VB as a handler on some sort (but I do not know the name).

You need to store the start and end point of the lines and when required by windows redraw them.
Mar 24 '06 #2

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