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Posted 7 Feb 2000

The Windows Thumbnail Control

, 7 Feb 2000
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An application demonstrating the windows Thumbnail control
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  • Sample Image - EasyFavorite.gif

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    The Windows Thumbnail control is used to show image thumbnails and internet shortcuts.

    See Microsoft for more information on the Thumbnail control.

    My sample application 'Easy-Favorite' uses the thumbnail control to show a thumnail of any web page. If you want to add your favorite internet link (URL) to Easy-Favorite, just drag & drop the URL from Internet Exporer or Netscape onto Easy-Favorite. So Easy!

    The sample application Easy-Favorite contains...

    • OLE Drag & Drop
    • ThumbCtl Control
    • How to insert CFormView derived class to Dialog based program
    • Create Short-Cut

    I think this article is very useful for shell program developers or IE developers. Any questions - send an email to me!

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    About the Author

    Wooseok Seo
    Software Developer (Senior)
    Korea (Republic of) Korea (Republic of)
    Woo Seok Seo have been a Microsoft MVP for 7 years and have translated several books into Korean. Author of C# Programming for Beginner (DevPress, 2001), he is interested in Debugging techniques and .NET technology. Get in touch with Woo Seok Seo at

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    Comments and Discussions

    GeneralDoes not work Pin
    Armen Hakobyan9-Apr-02 4:32
    memberArmen Hakobyan9-Apr-02 4:32 
    GeneralThumbnails don't work Pin
    Julia Larson6-Apr-02 23:53
    memberJulia Larson6-Apr-02 23:53 
    GeneralIE 5.5+ Print Preview Pin
    Bill Kudrle6-Mar-02 10:02
    memberBill Kudrle6-Mar-02 10:02 
    GeneralWeb Page Pin
    Anonymous14-Feb-02 17:24
    memberAnonymous14-Feb-02 17:24 
    GeneralWorkaround Pin
    zizo2-Aug-01 0:23
    memberzizo2-Aug-01 0:23 
    GeneralRe: Workaround Pin
    x18776-Jun-04 20:56
    memberx18776-Jun-04 20:56 
    GeneralThumbnails of webpages Pin
    Richard Osseweyer16-Mar-01 10:50
    memberRichard Osseweyer16-Mar-01 10:50 
    GeneralRe: Thumbnails of webpages Pin
    sunj23-Apr-01 15:18
    membersunj23-Apr-01 15:18 
    GeneralIE5 probs Pin
    Anonymous9-Nov-00 1:51
    memberAnonymous9-Nov-00 1:51 
    GeneralRe: IE5 probs Pin
    jonnyw9-Nov-00 12:31
    memberjonnyw9-Nov-00 12:31 
    GeneralRe: IE5 probs Pin
    evyatare24-Mar-01 22:56
    memberevyatare24-Mar-01 22:56 
    GeneralRe: [Q] IE5 probs Pin
    paraya29-Mar-01 14:51
    memberparaya29-Mar-01 14:51 
    GeneralRe: IE5 probs - source Pin
    Denis S.26-Jun-01 21:18
    memberDenis S.26-Jun-01 21:18 
    Generalsave thumbnail to disk Pin
    zaffi11-Sep-00 3:03
    susszaffi11-Sep-00 3:03 
    GeneralRe: save thumbnail to disk Pin
    Smile Seo17-Sep-00 14:50
    sussSmile Seo17-Sep-00 14:50 
    Generalsave thumbnail to disk Pin
    zaffi11-Sep-00 3:03
    susszaffi11-Sep-00 3:03 
    QuestionHow does this work? Pin
    Steven Carleton19-Feb-00 6:51
    sussSteven Carleton19-Feb-00 6:51 
    AnswerRe: How does this work? Pin
    Robert Ibsen Voith9-Mar-00 4:57
    sussRobert Ibsen Voith9-Mar-00 4:57 
    AnswerRe: How does this work? Pin
    Bill16-Oct-00 5:48
    sussBill16-Oct-00 5:48 
    AnswerRe: How does this work? Pin
    evy24-Mar-01 23:07
    memberevy24-Mar-01 23:07 

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