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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Programming, Third Edition by Greg Perry

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The Picture Box Control

The Picture Box control and the Image control are similar: They both enable you to place graphic images such as scanned images on your form. The Image control is not quite as flexible as the Picture Box control because the Image control supports fewer file types and automatically resizes to fit around the size of your image file instead of letting you specify the size. In the past, the Image control was used a lot simply because it was more efficient than the Picture box control but with the speed of today's computers, the flexibility of the Picture box control outweighs its slightly less efficiency. The Picture Box control supports more properties and methods than the Image control does.

The key to understanding the Picture ...

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