I have a VB.NET winforms application which I distribute from my website and recently I am getting some issues reported which may be a build problem. The computer I use to create the application and installer (I use Inno Setup) is windows 7 with a .NET 4.5 framework and built with VS 2013. My application only targets the .NET 3.5 framework. The computer I used to build the application with used VS2008 but since I migrated to vs2013 there are some weird graphical problems, such as GDI not working properly (some lines are not being drawn properly), some file location issues and problems with My.Settings.
Incidentally, I have vs2010 installed where I work and that doesn't have any problems.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I don't really want to go back to vs2008 but I will if it's the only option.
i am working on windows based application need help can anyone tell how to generate Licence key for my application to specific machine(means if install my application setup on one system then user can not install this application setup to another machine).
This is my code but this code is not working,that means it
not displaying data from tables in Grid view.
public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
String a, b;
I have came across a requirement, where converting a traditional excel application (with 7-8 diff sheets and each sheet with 50k cells and lots of macros / tables in it) into a web application.
Can any one suggest me which is the best way of doing this in .net, where I have to resemble the application just like the excel sheet. Here the challenging part is importing all the data, formulea and the macros into the web application, and have the luxury of SQL server as well for data. The JSON data of each sheet along with formulas and values is coming around 4mb.
Your suggestion are valuable and very much appreciated.
It's the requirement. Where an age old traditional excel application to be converted/ redesigned as web application with out changing the look and feel much, as the client is not willing in changing the same old excel interface.
I'm exactly not sure whether this can be done by a grid. and I have big question of retrieving the data, formulas and macros of the excel application as is.
It's urgent and pls help on this.
The "requirement" seems to be to be able to access Excel workbooks over the internet (and not to eliminate Excel).
As Pete said, you can upload Excel workbooks to SharePoint and share them between users.
You get Excel "look-and-feel" and a "web application".
A "SharePoint Online" subscription starts at less than $5.00 per month where you can do a proof-of-concept. The Excel / Office components may add a few $ per month but you can cancel any time. Note that "external users" with read-only access to your SharePoint site cost nothing.
I'd be surprised if you could not get this up and running in less than a week (and no C# needed. Sorry).
of course it's some thing like accessing the excel work books over internet, along with some functionality enhancements like logs, database interactions, monitoring the data change as well.
I'm trying this in jquery, using the jquery.sheet plugin. which can be used to create a sheet just like excel. but here the problem is I'm not able to do much changes when the application demands any, as this is a free plugin and not much documentation is provided.
1. Keep in the backend "Your Excel Sheet based service". This can be implemented in you web server as a singleton (for perfomance) object that uses Interop for interacting with you Excel sheet.
2. Your web app, queries "Your Excel Sheet based service" to get the grid data to send to the browser
5. Any change is sent as a browser request to your web app (via Ajax or page reload)
6. Your web app, updates "Your Excel Sheet based service", so Excel applies the macros and calculations, and the new values are sent to the web browser on the request response (Ajax or page content)
Conceptually you get everything, and the best of both worlds. The good part is that you do not need to reimplement all your Excel logic (macros, formulas,...), the bad part is that you need to reimplement all the interface to reach this logic (grid cells paradigm, REPL cycle, ...)
Although it can be done, in practice this is far from an ideal solution as:
- An strategy is needed to avoid multiple users locking your Excel resource
- Using interop in the server might lead to memory leaks and stability issues. Also it can easily become a CPU resource hog.
- User interface and usability is greatly dependant on the chosen grid, and might depart greatly from Excel look and feel
Although the cons can easily overweigth the pros, depending on your requirements (number of users, complexity of Excel logic..), budget, resources and available time can be a way to go.
That should probably be done on the database (server?), using an SQL-statment. There it would be relative easy to manipulate your where-clause.
You're now comparing in-memory datasets. You could still iterate it for each record in table1 and see if it is contained in table2 (look up over the primary key). Also the other way around, see if anything from table2 is contained in table1. Write those to table three.
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I have developed a windows application that is used on a bunch of PC's on our network. I distribute it with click-once deployment.
On a couple of PC's certain GUI elements do not display / work as expected. For example, one of the forms contains a DataGridView, that has been set to not allow adding new rows. On one of the PC's mentioned however, the new row is visible, it does allow adding new rows. On another PC a form's title and a label on a StatusBar do not display at all.
Has anyone else ever come across this phenomenon ? Where should I look to fix this ?
Any help appreciated.
My advice is free, and you may get what you paid for.
Is it "a datagridview" that displays said behaviour, or do all dgvs in the application show the extra row? If there's only one form in your app that's using the dgv, I'd try to write a small app to reproduce the behaviour to confirm it using the minimal code.
If it is "one" control that is misbehaving, then the problem is probably in handling the control, not the control itself. I'd be checking the application for any constructs to swallow exceptions.
Different ways of displaying a control, yes, that I would expect - since there have been multiple versions of the common controls, with flat controls introduced later.
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could it be possible that one PC (or .net framework) handles events and such in a different manner / order than another ?
Highly unlikely, as it would break a lot of applications.
Johan Hakkesteegt wrote:
could that be dependent on the .net framework version
There's a change in NET 4.5 for resizing[^], but haven't seen anything specific in the other "what's new" articles. Even if there's a manifest saying to use the "new" common controls, I would not expect very different behaviour - a different look, yes, but changing the behaviour breaks existing apps.
How frequently is your timer running? It might be simpler to create a console application to check the queue and send the mail, and then use the Windows Task Scheduler to schedule it to run every n minutes.
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I agree 100%. Now I know why you guys suggested just writing a console app first.
But I made it past the painful part, and figured I would just finish the windows service.
I haven't really set the timers yet. I have 2 timers, 1 check timer and 1 job timer. I figure the check timer would run twice a day and book jobs for the job timer, the job timer would only run if jobs are present.
Would of been much easier to just write a console app and schedule each job individually.
I'm almost done, just need to start and stop the send message thread if I stop the service while jobs are running.
I choose the windows service because I run the website on a server core with minimum GUI. My preference was server core with no GUI, but I needed the shell window in order to use FFMPEG, which is a console app. So the console app left a bad taste, and I opted for writing something for use in the future.
Plus I don't get the eventlog thing, Am I using this right here? The MyServer, Should I replace that with my machine name?
eventLog1 = New System.Diagnostics.EventLog()
If (Not System.Diagnostics.EventLog.SourceExists(eventSourceName, "MyServer")) Then
eventLog1.Source = eventSourceName
eventLog1.Log = logName
eventLog1.WriteEntry("Service has installed successfully", EventLogEntryType.Information, 1)
So I guess in a service, you can't display a message box. Not sure about the console line, I just need to be able to see some values so I can at least get the service installed and running.
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