Isn't it about time Chris makes a "help me do my homework / project / whatever" forum ?
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This over-used application UI went out of style last century (really). There are much better ways to organize your program. The Start menu should not be triffled with and not duplicated, as it might confuse many of your users. It's purpose is to allow quick access to programs and settings, just like Mac's Apple menu, and KDE and GNOME's similar menus. Applications have menus for this purpose, like File, Edit, View, Windows, Help, etc. You should stick with these and read the Official Guidelines for User Interface Developers and Designers[^] for Microsoft Windows. Designing a consistent UI is important for users.
Is it at all possible to add additional buttons next to the ControlBox on a windows form (kind of like what's in WindowsBlinds)?? Also, I'm trying to completely skin an app, so was wondering if anyone knows of any other ways I can "tweak" a form's border. Also, does anyone know of any prewritten skinning components for windows apps that have been created? Thank you so much.
For the first controls, they should be done in the next few months. More advanced controls will take a little while after that - mid-summer or beyond. (Just as I figured, the holidays offset the release date.)
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I tried to override OnPaintBackground() but had no luck with that either.
There is a BackgroundImage property that you can set at design time or runtime. This works but tiles the image. I have not yet found a way to place the image, and tiling it is not what I wanted. But maybe it is some use to you?
The image is drawn quite slowly on my 550MHz machine with 400 MB RAM. On my 2GHz machine it's quite good, but uses 100% processor time. I assume that this is because of JIT and all that stuff, and it really annoys me. I wonder whether I should switch back to C++/MFC.
Please let me know if you ever find out how to place the image and prevent it from tiling.
What a lot of code! No, I certainly didn't expect it to be that hard. Thanks for the answer, though. Now I need to write some letters to MS to figure out why you need to go to such trouble to add an image to an MDI client
Mine said, "An object reference is required for the nonstatic field, method, or property 'WindowsApplication1.Form1.asdf'", both in VS.NET 2002, 2003, and the command-line compiler csc.exe (which VS.NET uses).
I need same help if you could help me!I have to windows aplications one is the Client and the other is the server but i can't change information between them, now i'm using sockets, if sameone could help-me!:].
i don't know if is possibel this way, right now i don't know the right direction for my application, what i want is:
One server that receives a msg from a client application testBox into a label that is in the server
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