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Print a TIFF image

Print a TIFF image

Print a TIFF image

Hi everyone,

How can I print a TIFF file using VB6.0?

Any help will be apreciated.



RE: Print a TIFF image

Not sure if this helps (or works), but Windows comes with Imaging.
Maybe you could load the TIFF file into Imaging and then print it from there.

RE: Print a TIFF image

Visual basic 6 doesn't support “*.tif” files.
Visual basic 6 loads pictures in image or picture box controls.
And loads only pictures with the: “*.bmp”, “*.cur”, “*.dib”,“*.emf”, “*.gif”,“*.ico”, “*.jpg” or  “*.wmf” extensions.

You have to change extension from “*.tif” to for example “*.bmp” (how to do that: open “*.tif” file with “Paint” and Save As like “*.bmp” file) and then put into your VB project:
For example:
1. ImgMyPicture.Picture = LoadPicture(App.Path & "\OnePicture.bmp")
‘one way
2. Or in design mode, load the picture, in image or picture box
controls, in their properties.  - other way

For printing image files VB6 uses Printer object and
PaintPicture method for example:

Sub PrintPictires()
Dim c As Control

For Each c In Controls
   If TypeOf c Is Image Then
        Printer.CurrentX = c.Left
        Printer.CurrentY = c.Top
        Printer.PaintPicture c.Picture, c.Left, c.Top
    End If

  If TypeOf c Is PictureBox Then
        Printer.CurrentX = c.Left
        Printer.CurrentY = c.Top
        c.AutoSize = True
        c.AutoSize = False
        Printer.PaintPicture c.Picture, c.Left, c.Top

    End If

Next c


End Sub

Maybe this will help you.

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