You can resize the panel.  I wrote a tphoto component a while ago, a 
descendant of TPanel, it resizes the image and itself according to the 
image dimensions to preseve aspect ratio.  Which leaves a nice 
beveled phot frame around the photo.

On 27 Mar 99 at 7:00, Alistair George wrote:

> Hi All.
> MyApp creates a video capture window, based on the handle of a panel. The
> syntax of creation is thus:
>   HwndC:=capCreateCaptureWindowA(
>       'CamSnap', // window name if pop-up
>       WS_Child or WS_visible, // window style
>       0, 0,
>       panel1.width, panel1.height, // window position and dimensions
>       panel1.Handle, 0);
> Which is all well and good, but unfortunately, I am stuck with the
> dimensions of the panel size.
> For example, if the video format is 640x480, and the panel is designed @
> 320x240 the video available from the panel is that size, and the image
> quality is degraded.
> What I really need is some component which acts like a panel handle, but
> doesnt give the size constraints. An image part would be perfect, because it
> is scaleable, but it doesnt have the panel properties that are needed.
> Any suggestions??
> Thanks,
> Alistair+
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