Feature Preview: Client Settings

One of the new Whidbey features Joe Stegman talked about at the PDC was Client Settings. This is a feature I have spent a lot of time on in Whidbey, so I thought I would talk a little bit about it. Very often, if you are writing a client app (also for web apps, but let me…

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VisualStyles in Whidbey

Support for VisualStyles in Windows Forms has considerably improved in Whidbey. Here is a list of some of the new features. These should all be in the PDC build. Application.EnableVisualStyles is now part of the “Windows Forms Application” template in Visual Studio. This means VisualStyles will be enabled by default in new Windows Forms apps (VB will…

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