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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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C# Winforms MVP (avoiding circular dependencies)

I asked the following question on stackoverflow and as a result came up with the following code to avoid circular event logic when using winforms. There are two occasions where my model can be ...
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Avoiding code duplication for reading in similar values for each derived class

I am designing a program that handles many types of grooves TKY, VSingle under GrooveType. Each of this groove is paired with ...
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Setting a textbox value to zero if null

Is this the correct way to set value of textbox to zero when it's null? Is there any way I can improve the calculation that I am doing? ...
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Refactoring Calculations through a series of textboxes

Alright guys, I know this isn't the proper way of problem solving, But I need some guidance here. Since I am just starting in programming, the code is not really readable. The Winforms program (...
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Generating buttons efficiently

I've written a Minesweeper program, but my code for generating the buttons is taking much longer than I'd like. Here is the GUI code: ...
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Handling keyboard shortcuts in C# software

Edit: I have added the revised code in an answer to this question. Currently, I handle the keyboard shortcuts of my applications in a single huge method that looks like this: ...
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Converting string to control

This is my first post here. I had a look for my question, but nothing quite answered what I'm looking for. I've just started learning C#. I have an up-down numeric control on my form (...
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Divide decimal by range of fractions, and then convert the fraction that is closest to a whole number to a mixed fraction

My program will divide the decimal ($30.0575$) by a range of fractions ($\frac{1}{1}, \frac{1}{2}, \frac{1}{4}, \dots, \frac{1}{48})$ leaving me with list of improper fractions that look like this:...
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Use of Async/Await for EventHandlers

I have a MVC WinForms application. I am using Dependency Injection with Ninject as the IoC container. ...
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Guitar Hero III Bot

I made a Guitar Hero III bot for PC. I was able to beat the song "Through the Fire and Flames" on Expert with the bot which can you see here. If you watched the video, you can see that the bot misses ...
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Reactive Properties for easy property binding

This is my attempt to write a data-bindable, platform independent property that doesn't require any literal strings. The basic idea is to basically have the same functionality as IObservable, but with ...
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PDF conversion and time stamp tool

This is the latest edition of my PDF tool, previously mentioned here, here, here, and inspired by my first attempt at a MVP here. Major differences from previous editions: It uses the MVP pattern (...
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Model-View-Presenter Winforms app

This is my first attempt at a Model-View-Presenter pattern Winforms application. The model is a class that stores a bunch of primitives, and the view is a ...
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PDF script tool to convert documents to PDF and add fields and scripts

This is an update from here. This tool is a Windows Form application that can add fields and scripts to PDF files, as well as convert Microsoft Office Word documents to PDF. The usage is as follows: ...
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PDF Script Tool - adds JavaScripts to PDF files

This is a Windows Forms application that adds JavaScripts to PDF files. It supports multiple files at the same time. Right now, the only supported script is a "time-stamp on print" script, but any ...
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Active Directory Query Application - Take 2

This is an update to my previous post about my Active Directory Query Application. I have made multiple modifications, and I request some feedback. Summary: This program queries an active directory ...
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User editable properties with varying number of arguments

Recently I used this pattern to create a list of properties, each property having a varying number of arguments. The properties list can be made at compile time, it does not need to change at ...
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Active Directory Query Application

This application is designed to query an active directory, and at the moment, performs only two tasks: Save a list of all users to a file. Save a list of all groups that all users are in to a file. ...
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Improving GUI update call from a worker thread in winforms

I have a winforms app and I've been using the following approach to update controls on the main form from worker threads: GamepadManager class has: ...
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Arranging Buttons on a Process Enumerating Application

I had the following piece of code for populating a list of currently running processes in an IT Self-Help application : ...
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Chess game in Windows Forms Part #2

(Part 1 here) I've recently created my own 2-player chess game, no AI... at least for now. I do plan to do that in the future, so one of my concerns is if the code is flexible enough to just use ...
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Chess game in Windows Forms Part #1

I've recently created my own 2-player chess game, no AI... at least for now. I do plan to do that in the future, so one of my concerns is if the code is flexible enough to just use the same classes ...
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List<dynamic> to ComboBox

This code get a list<dynamic> from a repository class using Dapper. I need to bind this list to a ...
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Reducing the time of Update and Sum Query C# Access DB?

I have a simple query using query builder of VS2012 C# which updates the database in my winforms application. The database has 216 entries so far and it's taking a lifetime to update the database. How ...
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Design/Architecture for MVC WinForms Dialog Control/Use

All I have built an MVC WinForms application where Views are blind and deaf of their controllers. To facilitate this I have used Ninject as my Dependency Injection (DI) Inversion of Control (IoC) ...
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Tic Tac Toe using WinForms

I have made a simple tic tac toe game and need help tweaking it to fit the bill of object oriented design. Any suggestions most welcome. I basically want it safer, and more "best practice-like" It is ...
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Supporting all closure options in WinForms MVC application

I have a WinForms MVC application that uses Ninject for it's Dependency Injection (DI) / IoC Container. I have build quite a nice framework that allows the main shell (which uses a Docking Container ...
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Creating a new camera stream

I'm currently in the process of refactoring some code and I was wondering if I should use switch or if-else for the is 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 ...