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I was just wondering. If i download a project (c# or 'the code project' which was made in 2006 the design looks different, i mean when i run the program. The buttons looks 'old' in compare to the new windows 7/vista buttons. Is there any way to change this? is it a dll file?
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Updated 13-Nov-10 0:18am

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The original was built using a different version of the .Net Framework, and so sports the old style appearance. You might try setting your IDE to build using a newer version to see if the components have been updated, but you may have to replace the controls explicitly to utilize more modern versions.
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euhiemf 13-Nov-10 5:28am    
ok, i will try that.

Thank you
euhiemf 13-Nov-10 5:35am    
I can't find that setting. Do you know where it is?
Roger Wright 13-Nov-10 5:40am    
No, I don't know where to change it in an existing project; the only time I see it is when I create a new project. Try creating a new empty project based on .Net 3.5, copy the files to the working directory for that project, then use Add Existing... to incorporate the files into the new project. I think that will work, but I haven't tried it myself.
euhiemf 13-Nov-10 6:06am    
Thank you
Nicholas Butler 13-Nov-10 10:59am    
Right click the project in Solution Explorer and click Properties. You can select the "Target Framework" on the "Application" tab.

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