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Owner Drawing the Submenu Arrow

Due to a restriction in the Win32 APIs, submenu arrows are always drawn, and always drawn enabled in owner drawn menus. Learn about a workaround for this situation.

The Easiest Way to Code the Owner Drawn Menu

The bare bones necessary to make wholly owner drawn menus, including the TOP MENU LINE. Once this is understood, one can proceed to write all kinds of classes to encompass the menu and make it look as fancy as one wants. (The article and source code were updated.)

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.

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