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Windows 7 Taskbar Support and MFC 10

The Windows 7 Taskbar is one of the most noticeable and useful features of the new operating system, and MFC 10 introduces a number of enhancements that make it easy to integrate the Taskbar with your application.

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.

Customizing MFC Document Recovery

This C++ tutorial demonstrates how MFC 10 delivers on it's promise by delivering the boiler-plate functionality required to build a professional Windows C++ application with minimal effort while allowing .NET developers to customize aspects of MFC behavior.

Enhance MFC Applications with Preview and Thumbnail Support

C++ Programming is having a revitalization of Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) which continues to deliver simple integration with powerful Windows features. In this article, we'll look at Preview and Thumbnail Support, and how these features can be easily implemented in an MFC application.

Supporting Windows Search with MFC

Windows 7 brings a new level of maturity to Windows Search, and by taking advantage of new MFC functionality first publicly unveiled with the Beta 2 release of Visual Studio 2010, writing a Search filter handler for an MFC application can be easily accomplished.

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