Program to add text to an image -Genealogy program


Image pasted into a picturebox
Image from Web

It has been a while since I posted. I have been pre-occupied writing a program to add text to an image. I would regularly use Microsoft Word for this kind of task, but I found myself becoming  frustrated trying to accomplish what I wanted it do to -mainly the formating. So, I started writing a program that would take an image from the Web. For instance, on Ancestry there are several photos of my Cousins. I would save them to the my computer, then add the text in Word. Next, I would have to format the image, add the text, highlight all text etc…

The program I wrote will even open a photo from the hard drive and add text to it in one shot. Stress Free solution.

The program allows the user to change the font color from black, red or blue depending on the situation.  This is done by the radio buttons I programed.

Family Christmas
Loreto Family Christmas

I do not need to highlight the text, then select the color like I did in Word -the program does it in one shot. The above example is showing red text,

where I grabbed an image from my cousin’s family tree. The next photo is using black text which is of my Loreto family first and second cousins during Christmas. The one real cool feature is that when you enter the text and have the font color selected, you add the text to the image, but then you realize you forgot to add more text. I have tested this several times and all you need to do is type the extra words and click the add text button again. Presto, just the way you wanted it..

I still have some more to add to it but the text to image is done.  Here are some more examples: Let me know what you think.

Tigers
Image from Web with red text

 

Woman in fields
Image from Har drive

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