Shabbir, I'm new to code in VC++. Please verify my code according to your suggestion. 1.Add a picture Box to your application Is it ok? CPictureBox pic; How can I do the following? 3. Add a variable to the picture box. By default it will be CStatic. I call it picPreview 4. Change the CStatic to CPictureBox. Don't forget to add the header files at the top. Please Help!!