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  1. #1
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    Hi

    i'm searching the string in my applications ,the results display form is quite heavy so i thought before loding the form i want to show some search icon.how to do that?

    Help me any one

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Search Icon

    like progress bar i want to show some icon.

    Help me any one?

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    Re: Search Icon

    You can turn the cursor into anything that you want (like an hourglass)
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    Re: Search Icon

    want to show icon with some text like"searching for requested information......".

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    Re: Search Icon

    You can create your own control to look like anything that you want
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    Re: Search Icon

    created one form with one picturebox and label controls.but this form backgroung is showing white.
    after filling the results its showing.

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    Re: Search Icon

    This IS a coding forum. Post your code, like below:
    Code:
    ' always use
    '           CODE TAGS
    so we can read it
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    Re: Search Icon

    I think the standard practise used by Microsoft, is to play an .avi file while copying / searching etc.

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    Re: Search Icon

    Yes i also created one file,but i'm not getting how to use that.

    any programming help?

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    Re: Search Icon

    Quote Originally Posted by LakshmiP View Post
    created one form with one picturebox and label controls.but this form backgroung is showing white.
    after filling the results its showing.
    Can you post the code you wrote for this?
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