June 2001 (Release 5)
Use this simple function to read the contents of a graphic image from the disk and convert it into a picture handle. When you are finished with the handle, you will need to dispose of it using KILL PICTURE. INCLUDE "Subs Image Files.Incl"
WINDOW 1 pHndl = USR IMAGEFILETOPICT(fName$,vRef%) LONG IF pHndl
PICTURE (0,0), pHndl KILL PICTURE pHndl
PRINT "Could not convert image file."
END IF END IF DO HANDLEEVENTS
UNTIL 0 Note: Before you can use this function, you must include it in your project with the following statement: include "Subs Image Files.Incl
See Also Edit
USR CONVERTIMAGEFILE, USR SAVEIMAGEFILEASPICT