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Adding Windows 7 Jump Lists to Visual C++ Applications

Jump Lists provide a simple and convenient way for users to open documents and perform common tasks, and Windows 7 provides basic support for Jump Lists with no explicit application development. C++ developers can improve their applications by using the MFC class CJumpList to provide custom jump list items for easier application interaction.

OK-CANCEL vs CANCEL-OK

What order should the OK and Cancel buttons appear? Should it be like Windows or like the Mac? Are there any "rule of thumb" as to when certain standard should be followed or is it just a matter of taste?

Message Only Window

Learn how to build an efficient library to provide support for Message Only Windows. The article also shows how to use the Thunk32 library provided in an earlier article, as well as some general pointers on good practices and patterns.

BiSplitter 1.1

BiSplitter is MFC-compatible class for creating a splitter window that looks like a Microsoft Outlook window.

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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.

P/Invoke Refresher

It might be older technology, but P/Invoke is still useful today. Learn how to leverage it to your advantage.

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