You may remember quite an old post of mine about the shortcomings of ExtractAssociatedIcon() which, surprisingly, still gets a fair number of hits. In light of some of the feedback i’ve received since the original post, i’ve decided to update the code to include the following fixes and improvements: Both methods in IconTools now use SHGetFileInfo As… Continue reading
Thank you! At the time of writing, my ComboTreeBox control is the most popular item on this blog. I never could have imagined that a simple Windows Forms control would attract so much attention on the web! All I can say to those who have read my article and downloaded my code is, “Thank you!”… Continue reading
I’ve published an ABA/Cemtext File Validator in the projects section of the site. This project is an SDK for reading, writing and validating ABA files. The ABA format is a de facto standard used by Australian banks and other financial institutions, allowing users to make bulk payments. I hope you find it useful!
“Reader Mode” – we’ve all used it, and whether we recognise it by name (or one of its many others, such as autoscroll, middle-click scroll, etc), we’ve come to expect it from the software we use the most – web browsers, text editors, e-mail clients and more. However, if you’ve been living under a rock… Continue reading
Since the introduction of the wheel mouse, being able to operate scroll bars without the need for precision or the use of the mouse buttons has proven to be a godsend. User interfaces became friendlier and smoother as a result. Unfortunately, the default handling of the MouseWheel event in Windows Forms is at-odds with the… Continue reading