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How i use the standard minimize, maximize and close icons in the top-right corner of the MDI form. Can i able to change this icon?
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Updated 19-May-11 7:41am
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First, if you're talking about MDI, you're talking about Winforms, because WPF doesn't support MDI. Second, changing system icons is what is commonly referred to as "bad practice". Think about it this way - users are accustomed to the icons we have today. if you go and change those icons, it will annoy or just plain piss off your users. My advice - don't do it.
 
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Listen to a good friendly advice: never use MDI!

Please see some explanations in my past answers:
Question on using MDI windows in WPF[^],
MDIContainer giving error[^].

You will find some advices on what to use instead — much easier with much better quality.

—SA
 
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#realJSOP 19-May-11 15:49pm    
Telling people that that say what amounts to "I'm working on a MDI project" is kinda pointless. They're probably doing it because it's a requirement. Personally, I see nothing wrong with MDI, but that's a discussion for another time.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 20-May-11 16:58pm    
I understand you point, John. I disagree with you about practical the value of MDI (and about requirements as well), but... there are more interesting topic to discuss with you; this one is kind of boring.
--SA

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