GiveFeedback event in Windows Presentation Foundation Drag/Drop

Although the documentation may not make it clear, GiveFeedback is an event that happens on the source side of a drag/drop operation. If you look at http://windowssdk.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.givefeedbackeventargs.effects.aspx, you’ll see that the arguments really have one interesting property, Effects, of type DragDropEffects (http://windowssdk.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.dragdropeffects.aspx). This property gives you information about what would happen if the user was…

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Mary Jo Foley interviews Jim Allchin

Jim talks about the importance of componentization, why Windows XP SP2 was a service pack, and other thoughts on things that have been going on during the development of Windows Vista. Check out the first part of the interview here. One bit that I found interesting was his mention of all the releases that have…

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WPF DragDrop sample and Viewbox – beware…

In a post a few months ago, I included a sample that showed how to use an adorner to display a ‘preview’ during a drag/drop operation. http://blogs.msdn.com/marcelolr/archive/2006/03/03/543301.aspx And yet… dire news came in – someone was having a problem with this. Someone played around with the display, and the adorner wasn’t following the mouse like…

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