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by Max Kleyzit
A multi document interface implementation with a simple .NET Winforms TabControl extension that creates tabs with a close button.
by ATjong
Different items in RadCombobox in each row of RadGrid with sqlDataSource
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Access values of ProgressBar created at runtime
by Thomas Mahlberg
This tip describes how to handle BusyIndication and progress report in an MVVM project for several scenarios.

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6 May 2010
Chris Maunder
A fully featured MFC grid control for displaying tabular data. The grid is a custom control derived from CWnd
24 Oct 2014U
Pavel Torgashov
Custom text editor with syntax highlighting
12 Oct 2014U
Phillip Piper
.NET ListView maxed out on caffeine, guarana and steroids.
12 Jun 2012
Jose Menendez Póo
A serious project on an Office-like Ribbon control
6 Oct 2005
Mathew Hall
A fully customizable Windows XP style Explorer Bar that supports Windows XP themes and animated expand/collapse with transparency.
17 Sep 2005
Mathew Hall
A fully customisable ListView style control based on Java's JTable.
30 Mar 2003
John O'Byrne
The TaskbarNotifier class allows to display an MSN Messenger-like animated popup with a skinned background
4 Aug 2013
Davide Icardi
SourceGrid is a free open source grid control. Supports virtual grid, custom cells and editors, advanced formatting options and many others features
28 Mar 2003
Davide Calabro
A fully featured owner-draw button class - it's got the lot!
30 Nov 1999
Michael Dunn
Using the custom-draw features in version 4.70 of the common controls to customise the look and feel of list controls
4 Mar 2005
Eugene Pustovoyt
A class that allows you to display your data for a control as tooltip
15 Nov 2002
Matt Weagle
Everything you need to know about using the standard list control in your applications
15 Apr 2003
tbw
Formula-editor for editing and exporting mathematical content
6 Sep 2006
Hans Dietrich
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A custom-draw list control with support for subitem colors, bold font, progress bars, and checkboxes.
11 Aug 2000
Dr. Asad Altimeemy
A step by step tutorial showing how to create your first windows program using MFC
27 Aug 2009
Jose Menendez Póo
An Outlook style calendar view with appointments and all-day events, and multiple day view support.
5 Dec 2003
Bruno Podetti
An easy use of owner drawn menu with variable styles like new Office products with titles, shading and icons.
19 Dec 2002
Tony Allowatt
A set of classes to simplify using custom properties in the .NET PropertyGrid control.
15 Mar 2006
Michael Dunn
A step-by-step tutorial on writing shell extensions
21 Jan 2009
BoneSoft
A set of pluggable progress bar components
13 Sep 2004
Furty
A tutorial on building a custom C# Windows Forms control, covering topics such as inheritance, attributes, overrides, documentation, designers, signing and VS.Net ToolBox integration.
18 Apr 2007
Juan Pablo G.C.
GNU code of RibbonPanel, free software for personal and nonlucrative use, for rest please contact me
11 Oct 2006
Johan Rosengren
A plug-in report generator
15 Aug 2000
Cristi Posea
DevStudio-like docking window
29 Apr 2002
Pavel Zolnikov
Walks you through the implementation of an Explorer bar with the help of BandObject base class. Describes implementation details of the BandObject class.
1 Apr 2013
Daniel Grunwald
AvalonEdit is an extensible Open-Source text editor with support for syntax highlighting and folding.
19 Jul 2007
Mukund Pujari
These article discusses some tips for commonly faced problems in .NET
13 Jan 2004
Sergiy Lavrynenko of Foss Software, Inc.
MFC extension library enabling software to be provided with a professional UI
21 Feb 2009
Sacha Barber
A queryable working MP3 player, using some cool LINQ stuff.
13 Jul 2010
Cedric Moonen
A flexible charting control to display 2D data
2 Aug 2003
Chris Maunder
A class for adding icons to the system tray
20 Mar 2009
Vincenzo Rossi
A flexible library to add filtering capabilities to a DataGridView.
12 Oct 2014U
Uzi Granot
PDF File Writer is a C# .NET class library allowing applications to create PDF files. Version 1.9 adds Chart, Print Document, enhanced Image support.
25 Oct 2001
Chris Maunder
An introduction to subclassing the Windows common controls using MFC
2 Mar 2003
Arik Poznanski
This article is about Application Desktop Toolbars, which are applications that can align to the screen much like the taskbar. The article will develop a base class for developing such apps.
23 Mar 2007
Marc Richarme
An easy way to position controls in resizable dialogs or property pages using just a few macros
23 Mar 2012
Elmue
How to implement creation and extraction of Microsoft CAB files
19 Sep 2012
ljw1004
Adding zip/unzip easily, no LIBS or DLLs, with an elegant and powerful API.
21 Nov 2007
Hadi Eskandari
A library to work with "Persian Calendar", "Hijri Calendar", and "Gregorian Calendar" with WinForms GUI controls designed for Persian (Farsi) or Arabic language applications in mind, but usable in any Windows application that makes use of calendars and dates.
22 Aug 2006
Patrik Bohman
A customizable month calendar with support for date formatting.
29 Nov 2008
Hans Dietrich
A reverse-engineered non-MFC MessageBox() that includes custom checkboxes.
26 Mar 2013
Lukasz Swiatkowski
How to create an animating glass button using only GDI+ (and not using WPF)
13 Jul 2005
Daniel Bowen
An extensible framework for creating customized tabs in ATL/WTL, with a VS.NET-like tab control implementation, tabbed frames, tabbed MDI, and more.
29 Sep 2002
Phil Wright
Docking Windows mimicking VS.NET feature
4 Aug 2000
Erwin Tratar
A framework to provide automatic layout control for dialogs and forms
7 Sep 2014
Graham Wilson
A progress bar which displays progress as passage through a simple maze.
28 Apr 2002
Brent Corkum
This class implements an owner drawn menu class that mimics the menu style used in XP, Office and Visual C++
29 Jun 2000
Dr. Asad Altimeemy
A step by step tutorial showing how to create your first Windows program using MFC.
7 Aug 2002
Shog9
Although sometimes useful, message boxes used to display information are often just annoying. This article describes a non-modal replacement.

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