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Vista Style Address Bar for .NET 2.0/WinForms

, 10 Apr 2010 CPOL
WinForms version of the Vista style address bar that can be extended to support more than just browsing the file system.
AddressBarExt.zip
AddressBarEx
AddressBarExt.csproj.user
AddressBarExt.suo
bin
Debug
AddressBarExt.exe
AddressBarExt.vshost.exe
Controls
Node
Interface
GRSD_LowCompat.ico
Properties
Settings.settings
AddressBarExt2.zip
AddressBarExt
AddressBarExt.suo
AddressBarEx_2.0
AddressBarExt_2.0.csproj.user
Backup
AddressBarExt.csproj.user
AddressBarExt.suo
Controls
Node
Interface
GRSD_LowCompat.ico
Properties
Settings.settings
bin
Controls
Node
Interface
obj
Debug
AddressBarExt.Controls.AddressBarExt.resources
AddressBarExt.csproj.GenerateResource.Cache
AddressBarExt.dll
AddressBarExt.exe
AddressBarExt.Form1.resources
AddressBarExt.pdb
AddressBarExt.Properties.Resources.resources
AddressBarExt_2.0.csproj.GenerateResource.Cache
Refactor
TempPE
Properties.Resources.Designer.cs.dll
Release
AddressBarExt.csproj.GenerateResource.Cache
AddressBarExt.exe
TempPE
Properties.Resources.Designer.cs.dll
Properties
Settings.settings
DemoApp_2.0
bin
DemoApp_2.0.csproj.user
GRSD_LowCompat.ico
obj
Debug
AddressBarExt.Form1.resources
DemoApp_2.0.csproj.GenerateResource.Cache
DemoApp_2.0.exe
DemoApp_2.0.pdb
DemoApp_2._0.Properties.Resources.resources
Refactor
ResolveAssemblyReference.cache
TempPE
Release
TempPE
Properties
Settings.settings
AddressBarExt2_1.zip
AddressBarExt2_1
AddressBarExt
AddressBarExt.suo
AddressBarEx_2.0
Controls
Node
Interface
Properties
Settings.settings
DemoApp_2.0
GRSD_LowCompat.ico
Properties
Settings.settings
#region Using Statements

#region .NET Namespaces

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;

#endregion

#region Custom Namespaces

using AddressBarExt.Controls;
#endregion

#endregion

namespace AddressBarExt
{
    /// <summary>
    /// Basic form that demos the AddressBarExt control.
    /// 
    /// This code is very messy, jsut made for demonstration purposes :)
    /// 
    /// -James Strain
    /// </summary>
    public partial class Form1 : Form
    {
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();

            //initialize the bar
            this.AdBar.InitializeRoot(new FileSystemNode());
        }

        private void AdBar_SelectionChange(object sender, NodeChangedArgs nca)
        {
            this.rtb_path.Text = (String)nca.OUniqueID;
        }

        private void btn_c_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            this.AdBar.InitializeRoot(new FileSystemNode("C:\\",null));
            this.rtb_path.Text = "C:\\";
        }

        private void btn_d_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            //get the root node
            IAddressNode root = this.AdBar.RootNode;

            //search the child nodes, non-recursivly
            this.AdBar.CurrentNode = root.GetChild("C:\\Program Files", false);
        }

        private void AdBar_NodeDoubleClick(object sender, NodeChangedArgs nca)
        {
            this.rtb_path.Text = (String)nca.OUniqueID;


            System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo exploreTest = new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo();
            exploreTest.FileName = "explorer.exe";
            exploreTest.Arguments = (String)nca.OUniqueID;
            System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(exploreTest);

        }

        private void btn_fake_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            this.AdBar.CurrentNode = new FileSystemNode("D:\\", null);
        }
    }
}

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