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HEX Control for MFC/Win32 apps
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25 Oct 2014
Pavel Torgashov
Custom text editor with syntax highlighting
8 Nov 2015
Phillip Piper
.NET ListView maxed out on caffeine, guarana and steroids.
6 May 2010
Chris Maunder
A fully featured MFC grid control for displaying tabular data. The grid is a custom control derived from CWnd
28 Jul 2019
Uzi Granot
PDF File Writer is a C# .NET class library allowing applications to create PDF files. Latest update is support for Metadata and QR Code ECI Assignment Number.
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.
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
31 Mar 2003
John O'Byrne
The TaskbarNotifier class allows to display an MSN Messenger-like animated popup with a skinned background
4 Mar 2005
Eugene Pustovoyt
A class that allows you to display your data for a control as tooltip
27 Aug 2009
Jose Menendez Póo
An Outlook style calendar view with appointments and all-day events, and multiple day view support.
13 Jul 2010
Cedric Moonen
A flexible charting control to display 2D data
15 Apr 2003
tbw
Formula-editor for editing and exporting mathematical content
1 Apr 2013
Daniel Grunwald
AvalonEdit is an extensible Open-Source text editor with support for syntax highlighting and folding.
20 Dec 2002
Tony Allowatt
A set of classes to simplify using custom properties in the .NET PropertyGrid control.
21 Jan 2009
BoneSoft
A set of pluggable progress bar components
20 Mar 2009
Vincenzo Rossi
A flexible library to add filtering capabilities to a DataGridView.
6 Sep 2006
Hans Dietrich
A custom-draw list control with support for subitem colors, bold font, progress bars, and checkboxes.
14 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.
11 Oct 2006
Johan Rosengren
A plug-in report generator
18 Apr 2007
Juan Pablo G.C.
GNU code of RibbonPanel, free software for personal and nonlucrative use, for rest please contact me
29 Mar 2003
Davide Calabro
A fully featured owner-draw button class - it's got the lot!
7 Aug 2019
tajbender, KoglTH, Jose Menendez Póo, toATwork, adriancs, Michael Spradlin
Easily add a ribbon to a WinForms application
4 Sep 2014
Zimmermann Stephan
An easy to use C# library for quick and simple graph plotting.
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.
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
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.
19 Mar 2015
Pavel Torgashov
Customizable autocomplete menu for RichTextBox, TextBox and other controls
3 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.
21 Feb 2009
Sacha Barber
A queryable working MP3 player, using some cool LINQ stuff.
19 Sep 2012
ljw1004
Adding zip/unzip easily, no LIBS or DLLs, with an elegant and powerful API
22 Aug 2006
Patrik Bohman
A customizable month calendar with support for date formatting.
23 Mar 2012
Elmue
How to implement creation and extraction of Microsoft CAB files
23 Mar 2007
Marc Richarme
An easy way to position controls in resizable dialogs or property pages using just a few macros
6 Dec 2003
Bruno Podetti
An easy use of owner drawn menu with variable styles like new Office products with titles, shading and icons.
16 Nov 2002
Matt Weagle
Everything you need to know about using the standard list control in your applications
7 Sep 2014
Graham Wilson
A progress bar which displays progress as passage through a simple maze.
27 Mar 2013
Lukasz Swiatkowski
How to create an animating glass button using only GDI+ (and not using WPF)
22 Feb 2013
Pavel Torgashov
The component allows you to animate any controls on your WinForms.
30 Dec 2018
Michael Chourdakis
Immerse yourself in system programming!
21 Sep 2010
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
A better way to control the painting of the .NET TabControl
29 Nov 2008
Hans Dietrich
A reverse-engineered non-MFC MessageBox() that includes custom checkboxes.
14 Jan 2004
Sergiy Lavrynenko of Foss Software, Inc.
MFC extension library enabling software to be provided with a professional UI
1 Jan 2008
Hans Dietrich
XHtmlTree is an MFC control based on CTreeCtrl, with support for HTML text, web links, APP: links, XML load/save, Smart Checkboxes, and Drag & Drop.
23 Jan 2014
Jing-Lu
.NET Spreadsheet Control written in C#. Supports Cells Merge, Border Style, Pattern Background Color, Data Format, Freeze, Formula, Macro and Script execution.
21 Aug 2006
Steven Roebert
A file browser written in C#, very much like Windows Explorer.
24 Aug 2012
A.J.Bauer
This article shows you how to write a performing control using .NET 2.0 and GDI+.
10 Jul 2006
Andrey Gliznetsov
The TreeViewAdv control is designed to replace the standard .NET TreeView. It can do the same things, plus a number of advanced features like multi-selection or multi-column view.