Knowing which version of MS Office is installed on the client computer is vital; unfortunately, many programmers see this as an afterthought. Hannes du Preeze shows you four different ways to determine the Office versions installed so that you don't make this mistake.
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Hannes du Preeze shows you how to add a preview of a selected picture to an OpenFileDialog. Part 2 of this article focuses on the user interface and user interaction with the preview pane.
Hannes du Preeze shows you how to add a window, which will provide you with a preview of a selected picture and other picture specific details, to an OpenFileDialog.
With the RTW of the Visual Studio 2012 IDE in August, Microsoft included some new features and nice enhancements. Read on to learn the top 7 items that caught one developer's eye.
Hannes du Preez explains how to create a word search game with Visual Basic.NET.
It might be strange to find an entire article dedicated to the Clipboard object but the sad fact is people still do not know what the Clipboard object is, how to differentiate between copied information, and how to use it. Hannes du Preez demonstrates its proper use, to eliminate any remaining confusion.
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