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Posted 18 Jan 2012

Attaching a Console to a WinForms application

, 18 Jan 2012
Very good tip. I just want to mention an alternative - you can just change your project output type to a console application. (You can undo it later if only needed for debugging). So if you started with a Windows Forms project in Visual Studio: Go to project properties/application/ and in the...


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25 Jan 2012
VB version:Friend Declare Function AllocConsole Lib "kernel32.dll" () As BooleanFriend Declare Function FreeConsole Lib "kernel32.dll" () As BooleanSub main() Dim MainForm As New frmMain If Command = "" Then MsgBox1 = AddressOf MyMsgBox1 ' messagebox delegate sub call...
7 Feb 2012
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How to have a real console window as well as your forms
25 Feb 2012
Andreas Gieriet
To not having spoiled the client code with #if DEBUG, you might use the following:[STAThread]static void Main(){ Application.EnableVisualStyles(); Application.SetCompatibleTextRenderingDefault(false); try { Debugging.DebugSetupConsole(); ...


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