Category Archives: animation

Use code to make a slideshow in C# and WPF

This is example shows how to make a slideshow in WPF. Unlike all of the examples I’ve seen on the internet, however, this one uses C# code rather than XAML. It’s actually fairly simple, it just took a long time … Continue reading

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Use a sprite class to animate bouncing cats in C#

A sprite is an object that you use to control a single object in an animation or game. Normally a sprite class must do two things: draw its object and move its object. This example defines an ImageSprite class that … Continue reading

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Animate a point on a polar coordinate curve in C#

The example Graph a curve in polar coordinates in C# explained how to draw the flower-like curve on the right. Once you know how to draw such a curve, it’s not too hard to animate points moving along it. The … Continue reading

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Animate rainbow colors in C#

The example Map numeric values to and from colors in a color gradient in C# draws a color gradient that uses rainbow colors. This example animates that one. When you click on the color gradient, the following code starts or … Continue reading

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Animate exploding 3-dimensional pie slices in C#

The example Draw 3-dimensional pie slices in C# shows how to highlight one or more 3-D pie slices by “exploding” them. This example draws even more attention to the exploded pie slices by animating their explosion. The program controls the … Continue reading

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Use Windows Forms controls to make multiple stacked expanders in C#

The example Use Windows Forms controls to make an expander in C# shows how to make simple expanders. By collapsing a Panel, the program allows the user to hide unwanted information. That frees up space on the form that the … Continue reading

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Use Windows Forms controls to make an expander in C#

WPF, Silverlight, Metro, or whatever Microsoft is calling this stuff now days has some useful controls in the System.Windows.Controls namespace including Expander. An Expander displays a small arrow button and a panel where you can place other controls. When the … Continue reading

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Draw “marching ants” dashed lines in C#

The example Draw dashed lines that are visible on any background in C# shows how to draw lines that are visible above any backgrounds. If the background is very cluttered, however, it may still be somewhat hard to see the … Continue reading

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Make a cannon game in C#

This simple cannon game randomly positions a target house. Then when you click the Shoot button, it gets angle and speed information for the cannon and enables a timer. To keep the graphics and timing simple, the program uses a … Continue reading

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Animate images in C#

This example shows how to animate images by loading them at run time and then playing them one at a time. To make finding the images easier, I added them to the project. (Open the Project menu, select Add Existing … Continue reading

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