WinForms is the informal term given to the graphical application programming interface (API) included as a part of Microsoft's .NET Framework, providing access to the native Microsoft Windows interface elements by wrapping the existing Windows API in managed code.

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Project Euler GUI for Problem #1 through #11

I've been working on the Project Euler problems, so I created a GUI and a Solver class for all the code I've been creating. I'd like to share it with you guys and to get general feedback on my coding ...
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UI code-behind for managing employees

I have a form code behind and it has what are called "Common Utilities". Basically the original author made a super class that is embedded into the main form code behind. What is the best way to ...
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C# Winform Amazon Application

This is my first program I've written ever. Don't hold back on me. Any help and feedback is appreciated. This code wont work because it requires some keys, but I censored them out, but it does ...
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WinForms Poker (complete project)

I have quite huge question/favor to ask but I hope I can get some useful answers. This is my first complete project, I'm still learning C#, my first programming language. I'm afraid that there will ...
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Use of Ninject as an IoC container in a WinForms MVC application

I am a relatively experienced WPF developer who has had good exposure to MVVM. I have been developing legacy WinForms applications for a while and have recently been asked to fully re-write a large ...
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Simple dictionary storing/viewing application

A TreeView on the left which just displays a list of files saved by the application. A DataGridViewon the right to display data ...
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Insert rows in the datagridview with a dictionary

I would like to improve the function below without calling twice InserisciRigaNote. Before I fill my dictionary. When I compare ...
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Disable and enable text boxes according to the radio button click

Here is a GPA calculator in C#. I am feeling like the code that I write and format are quite long and would like it to be shorter. This program is using radio buttons to enable and disable the text ...
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Dialogue system using an FSM

In short - I've started with C# not so long ago (which means you find a lot of poor written code here) and now I'm aiming to create a dialogue system. Though my code is working as it supposed to, ...
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Populating a listbox in a mock invoice with selected items

So I'm almost 100% certain I've done something wrong simply due to the inefficiency of what I've written, I'm entirely a novice to coding and am working on an assignment for my introductory ...
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Browse Folders for Videos

I am a self-taught programmer and would love any advice / suggestions. I wanted to implement some sort of n-tier Architecture, but not sure how to move all my code around. My program will take movies ...
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Load & view movies on a hard drive in Netflix-like UI

I am a self-taught programmer and would like anyone to point out anything that is not the standard or professional way to do things. Any help/advice is greatly appreciated. I would love to post a lot ...
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Paste from Excel to DataGridView

I have this code that helps me to paste data from an Excel file to a Datagridview: ...
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short or simple solution for putting values from label to column in excel

I have a code here that counts the number of fruits from Column B to Column AF (31 days). I used a switch with cases from 1 to 31. I'd like my code to be simpler. ...
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Input validation for a user

I have a small Person Domain Model as follows: ...
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Creating a user registration form

How should I go about creating a registration page in Windows forms? I can easily create a registration page, but I'm not sure if it's the best way. I'd have a service account that is hard coded, and ...
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Custom DataGridViewColumn to replace a DataGridViewComboBoxColumn

The issue that i'm trying to fix with this code is simple I have a huge dataset and I have to bind it (as readonly) to a DataGridView In that dataset I have some ...
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Simple C# goto alternative

I heard goto is bad, so I ask someone in this site if my code is better using goto or other alternative ...
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Determine payment based in the number of adults, number of children, and some combo box selection

How can I shorten this code with a while loop? Is it possible? cboFrom and cboTo is a combobox. I only know how to do simple ...
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Dynamic visual list of images

Situation So I have made a list of PictureBoxes on my form that looks as follows: All images have a panel behind them that is 4px lager (2xp all around the picture box). The images are named ...
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Create Form Controls based on the properties of a class

Is there a better way to create Form Controls for properties of a class? Right now, I iterate through all properties of a class and have a method to create the Form Control for that property based on ...
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Accessing a list of websites using a configuration read from an XML file [closed]

I have a C# application and a CakePHP website. These communicate between them using GET and (WebRequest) POST method. My problem is that it's happening too fast. I have made a diagram that shows ...
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Opening an XML File and Returning the XmlDocument

I'm working on my first Windows Forms tool for a project; this is my first time using C# extensively. Right now, my only objective is to be able to open an XML file and have the resulting XML in hand. ...
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Extracting Power and Energy out of a slow regex

My WinForms application is a bit slow, I'd like to make it faster. It extracts only the power and energy values out of a string in textBox3, and displays the ...
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FizzBuzz in accordance with standards

I wrote FizzBuzz. My aim is to use C# Code Standards correctly, and write flexible code. How can I improve my solution according to code standards? How can it be better in general? ...
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Pattern-finding game

This is a game that is supposed to be based on strategy and guessing. The letters need to match in a ABCD fashion on each button on buttons[0] - ...
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SQL Permission Handling in WinForms

For my application, I've opted to use Integrated Security with Windows Authentication to access the SQL database. I've created AD security groups for each role and given them ...
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Tic Tac Toe with winforms

This game works out the basic of a Tic Tac Toe game. I am looking to see if this can be redone in any way to make the code more smaller since this is really big. ...
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Console window to debug Windows Applications

Since I was having some difficulties to debug the next step for Scrolly - A (very) simple infinite mouse "scroll", I've decided to make a console-like class that allows to add messages to it. This ...
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Scrolly - A (very) simple infinite mouse “scroll”

Out of fun, and to practice my rusty C# skills, I've made a very basic program. It only has 1 function: When you move the mouse to a side of the screen, it shown on the other side. Like an infinite ...
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Drag and drop single files on different targets for different purposes

I have three text fields (DevExpress ButtonEdits set to read only) on a Windows Forms app. They look like this: They're used by dragging and dropping a single ...
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Populate tree from 3 different data sources and show its content

The task is to build a WinForm app which populates a tree from 3 different data sources and shows its content. 1 ComboBox at top - to choose datasource. (File ...
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Winforms Mathematical Operator Label

I wrote a custom class which (atm) displays the +, -, =, x, and ÷ operators inside a circle. Apart from the issue of some symbols not appearing in the exact center (everything except + looks a bit ...
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Preparing a YouTube downloader based on Windows form

The program this function was written for is a Windows forms program. This function downloads videos from the internet one after the other. It runs in a separate thread (so the user can drag the form ...
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Binding Lists of Commits to a DataGridView in Winforms with an MVP architecture

I'm using Winforms and I find this pattern showing up in my code a lot. It works, but I'm unsure if it's best. The goal is to pass an IList of items through a view ...
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User can choose to add one of two node types to a treeView, both of which have almost identical settings

There is a context menu that comes up when a user right-clicks on a node in a TreeView. They are then presented with the choice to either add what is called a "RWB" or an "AQ" node to the tree. Both ...
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Properly managing a collection from deserialized XML file throughout app's lifetime

I'm developing a WinForms app to manage some settings and profiles for multiple video games. The list of video games is specified by the user, and I'm trying to figure out how to properly maintain ...
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Script that parses the Chase.com page for my recent payments

I wrote this code earlier to parse Chase.com's online transactions page. It's written in WinForms. stepBtn is a button that starts this. ...
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Loading a Model from a Database

As you will see from the code below, I have a base model. ...
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Controls Edits of DataGridview in Winform

I want to refactor this code that is currently in a partial Form Class and deals with edits made on certain cells in a datagridview (in this case called dgvReplenish). I would like to refactor so ...
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Linq-to-SQL DAL on a Windows Forms project

I just started out a new job as a C# programmer on .NET 3.5. My manager gives me total independence on how I build my modules, which is generally a good thing, but there are minuses too. Having too ...
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Rubberduck “GoTo Anything” Navigation

The next version of rubberduck is going to include a pretty nifty "goto anything" / find symbol navigation tool that lets the user enter an identifier name in a combobox: UI To achieve the ...
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Reordering method parameters

Next release of Rubberduck (should be 1.4) introduces a reorder parameters refactoring, which lets user reorder the parameters of a module (or class) member, and automatically adjust all usages. ...
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Populating a ListView with Items

I populate a ListView with Items. Each Item has data attached to its .Tag property. Over time, I have needed to handle many cases where something would be null or ...
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Exploring the code of the Code Explorer

The Code Explorer is a dockable toolwindow that displays a TreeView that shows all opened VBA projects and their respective modules, but unlike the "native" Project Explorer, Rubberduck's explorer ...
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Check before proceeding if the task in BackgroundWorker has completed

I have a Login Form (which has a label that will show status of background process, username and password text boxes, Login and Cancel buttons) along with that I have a background worker to do some ...
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Dealing with DB Through EF within Winforms

I have the following code which uses EntityFramework to reach out to a DB and retrieve data to populate into a Winform application gridview. I am still quite new ...
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Cancellable progress form using async/await

Introduction: For a project I'm working on I used a BackGroundWorker to lift some heavy tasks away from the UI thread and report progress. For this I created some ...
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Efficient use of LINQ - Indexing

I have a Class with a List of objects, and those objects contain a list which has lists to objects in the first class, and I'm trying to quickly index them. Simplified: ...
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Is this a thread-safe implementation of background bitmap generation?

For a game implementation, I have a very large overview map with multiple layers (namely base-map / units / highlight & info / fov-shading) of which the first is CPU-intensive to generate. I have ...