>My code attempt as it is... > > MyPict&=FN GETPICTURE (128) > DIM rect.8 > CALL SETRECT(rect,0,0,145,145) > > COLOR=_zBlack > FOR I=145 TO 0 STEP -5 > CALL DRAWPICTURE (MyPict&,rect) > BOX FILL 0,0 TO 145,I > DELAY 100 > NEXT I > >Anyone have any ideas, sample code snips, places I should look? > Jan, Welcome to the list! I suspect what you need is to define a clipping rectangle. The smoothest thing would be to put your pict in an offscreen gWorld, then BITCOPY just the part you need to the screen. I don't have time to walk you through it right now, but maybe you can start investigating, and I'm sure some others will have more helpful suggestions. 0"0 =J= a y "