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Desktop Programming
Windows Forms
Posted: 29 Jan 2006   Updated: 7 Sep 2007   Views: 297,605   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 48   Popularity: 7.81
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How to make a form transparent to the mouse, or click-through, so that mouse clicks end up going to whatever is behind the transparent form.
Programming Languages
Visual Basic
Posted: 11 Jul 2006   Updated: 18 Mar 2010   Views: 349,193   Rating: 4.47/5    Votes: 55   Popularity: 7.52
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A walkthrough on building a Windows Forms label control that can be moved by the user at runtime.

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Desktop Programming
Win32
Posted: 18 Jan 2011   Updated: 19 Jan 2011   Views: 21,170   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.11
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This is probably why your global keyboard and mouse hooks stopped working on Windows 7
Programming Languages
Visual Basic
Posted: 31 Jan 2011   Updated: 31 Jan 2011   Views: 5,280   Rating: 2.33/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 0.70
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Yeah, this has been a "feature" of VB for about 20(?) years now. The "!" is one of the Type Characters. It's all documented here[^]

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Dave Kreskowiak
Systems Engineer Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
United States United States
I started out as a child. First, mastering drooling and sucking on a bottle. I soon discovered that these skills came to be very important later in life, and I put them to good use. Not "over the top" mind you, as I never drove home drunk. But, that damn bib catching my drool was getting in the way and turning the ladies away, so I had to abandon my strength and develop other skills.

So, I entered the world of geekdom. BASIC at first, then TMS9900 and Intel Assemblers, COBOL, C, C++, ...

... to be continued ...