Posts Tagged "Form Controls"

Add an Icon to the System Tray Using Java 6

So you may have wondered "How do I get a nifty little icon in the system tray for my Java App?" and after 20 minutes of banging your head against the wall you got dizzy, fell down, and probably passed out to only wake up and forget what you were doing. Then you go on your merry way to play some Nintendo Wii Fit. Yeah right! We all know you ...

Threads, ProgressBar, and File Processing in C#

We have had a few questions on the board in recent times asking about the best way to show the progress of a long running process; such as file reading of a HUGE file. If you have a file with tens or hundreds of thousands of lines, or datasets which may have millions of records, it is going to take some time to process. It is fine that it takes ...

Playing with a ToolStrip Control in C#

Ready for another action packed, fun thrilled entry? In this episode we talk about the Toolstrip control and creating one dynamically through code. Sure we can add one through the toolbox and configure it at design time, but knowing how to create controls and manipulate them at runtime is also great practice. You might be asked many times to create a control and then have it update its appearance as ...