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The code is based on custom GDI+ class. Download the class module first and save it in gdiplus.prg file.

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  • scaling images
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    A transformation is a process that changes graphics objects from one state to another.

    Rotation, scaling, reflection, translation, and shearing are some examples of transformation.

    Transformations can be applied to graphics shapes, curves, images and to image colors.

    DO declare
    PRIVATE gdiplus As gdiplusinit
    gdiplus = CREATEOBJECT("gdiplusinit")
    LOCAL img As gdiimage
    img = CREATEOBJECT("gdiimage", "c:\windows\forest.bmp")
    LOCAL matrix1, matrix2, xFactor, yFactor
    STORE 0 TO matrix1, matrix2
    * create two Matrix objects 
    * and apply scale and shear transformations
    = GdipCreateMatrix(@matrix1)
    = GdipScaleMatrix(matrix1, 1, yFactor, 0)
    = GdipShearMatrix(matrix1, xFactor, 0, 0)
    = GdipCreateMatrix(@matrix2)
    = GdipScaleMatrix(matrix2, xFactor, 1, 0)
    = GdipShearMatrix(matrix2, 0, yFactor, 0)
    * create a virtual bitmap object and draw the image on it
    * with several transformations applied
    LOCAL memorybitmap As gdibitmap
    memorybitmap = CREATEOBJECT("gdibitmap", 500,500)
        .drawimage(img, 0, 0)
        = GdipSetWorldTransform(.graphics, matrix1)
        .drawimage(img, 0, 0)
        = GdipSetWorldTransform(.graphics, matrix2)
        .drawimage(img, 0, 0)
        = GdipResetWorldTransform(.graphics)
        .drawimage(img, img.imgwidth*xFactor+5, img.imgheight*yFactor+5)
    = GdipDeleteMatrix(matrix1)
    = GdipDeleteMatrix(matrix2)
    * draw the virtual bitmap on FoxPro main window
    WITH CREATEOBJECT("graphics", _screen.HWnd)
        .drawimage(memorybitmap, 100, 100)
    * end of main
    PROCEDURE declare
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipCreateMatrix IN gdiplus INTEGER @matrix
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipDeleteMatrix IN gdiplus INTEGER matrix
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipResetWorldTransform IN gdiplus INTEGER graphics
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipTranslateWorldTransform IN gdiplus;
            INTEGER graphics, SINGLE dx, SINGLE dy, INTEGER ord
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipRotateWorldTransform IN gdiplus;
            INTEGER graphics, SINGLE angle, INTEGER ord
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipShearMatrix IN gdiplus;
            INTEGER matrix, SINGLE shearX, SINGLE shearY, INTEGER ord
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipScaleMatrix IN gdiplus;
            INTEGER matrix, SINGLE scaleX, SINGLE scaleY, INTEGER ord
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipTranslateMatrix IN gdiplus;
            INTEGER matrix, SINGLE offsetX, SINGLE offsetY, INTEGER ord
        DECLARE INTEGER GdipSetWorldTransform IN gdiplus;
            INTEGER graphics, INTEGER matrix

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