Discover a class that uses AlphaBlend fading to enhace the status bar.
Latest Status Bar Articles
The status bar's panes may contain almost any control you need: buttons, edits, animations, progress bars, and more. Learn to enable panes so you can add or remove them on the fly from the application's status bar.
Class to show tooltips and icons for individual panes and to allow changing of text and background color of individual panes. (The article, demo project, and source code were updated.)
Showing progress bar in a status bar pane
[Update]This article shows you the source code about making a pop up message window like MSN Messenger.
This simple program code show how to write or remove an icon from the window taskbar and add a tool tip text. It also show how you can define a user message for trap events generate with mouse action (click on the icon).
Latest Developer VideosMore...
Latest CodeGuru Developer Columns
Become more proficient on the usage of statements to control the flow of execution through a C++/CLI application.
Because it's often easier to address pixels/cells directly than to use Windows Forms or something similar, it's very often simpler to manipulate raw pixel data directly.
The concepts of boxing and unboxing data might be second nature for many, but for newbies it's worth covering. And, the "old hands" may learn something new, as well.
Most developers face a grueling challenge to please their end users. We asked their top challenge is. With over 3,000 responses, the results are now available!