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SplashScreenManager.ShowImage(Image, Boolean, Boolean, SplashFormStartPosition, Point, ICustomImagePainter) Method

Displays an image as a splash form, allowing you to manually position it against your application's main form. Allows you to disable fade-in and fade-out effects for the image and draw custom graphics over the splash image.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraSplashScreen
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Parameters

image
Type: Image
An Image to be displayed as a splash form.
useFadeIn
Type: Boolean
true to use the fade-in effect when opening the form; otherwise, false.
useFadeOut
Type: Boolean
true to use the fade-out effect when closing the form; otherwise, false.
startPos
Type: SplashFormStartPosition
The splash form's arrangement.
location
Type: Point
Coordinates at which the splash form is shown (if the startPos parameter is set to Manual).
painter
Type: ICustomImagePainter
An ICustomImagePainter object that implements a custom drawing procedure.

Expanded Remarks

You can draw custom graphics over the image by using the current ShowImage method and providing an ICustomImagePainter parameter. You need to create a class supporting the ICustomImagePainter interface and implement a paint procedure via the ICustomImagePainter.Draw method. The ICustomImagePainter.Draw method will be invoked each time the splash image is redisplayed. If required, you can dynamically update the splash image by calling the Invalidate method, forcing your ICustomImagePainter.Draw method to be recalled.

The startPos parameter, if set to Manual, allows you to manually position the image using the loc parameter coordinates. See Splash Form Position to learn more.

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E3719.

In this example, an image is displayed as a splash screen via the SplashScreenManager.ShowImage method.

Custom information is painted over this image via a custom class (SplashImagePainter), whose instance is passed as a parameter to the ShowImage method. The SplashImagePainter draws text labels with custom progress information.

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