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Rendering a Region Dialog From a BMP/JPEG

A flexible and user-friendly Region Dialog that support things to permit the user to render a region from both image resource and images files such as bitmap and JPEG. You can drag and drop to apply new images; press Ctrl+Z to go back through all the images you have used, select the background color on different files, and even zoom the images to any ratio you like. Also includes accessory functionalities such as "Lock Machine," "Shut Down Machine After n Minutes," "Start Screen Saver," and so on.

MFC Transparent CDialog Demo

Create a splash screen or skeleton application by using non-rectangular windows. The dialog is shaped by a supplied bitmap. The demo also demonstrates dragging the dialog by clicking anywhere on a visible portion, as well as timer events and using a button on the transparent dialog.

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Using Directory Functions in .NET

Using Directory Functions in .NET

Following what you learned in an earlier column, continue with the I/O theme and take a look at the functionality available in the "Directory" class.

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