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A Simple Command Line Interface with a Custom Scrollbar

The CCommandLine control can be used to add a command line interface to any application. It supports a "scrollback buffer" of the last 100 lines typed in, as well as a custom scrollbar whose functionality mirrors that found under certain versions of KDE and Gnome.

HotProp Control

The HotProp control was designed for applications that need a flexible, modeless property window. (The article, demo project, and source code were updated.)

Creating the Monitor Custom Control

This control imitates the famous monitor of the MS Windows Display properties dialog box. It was built to provide the functionality of representing the screen display with a bitmap image background.

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