Chapter 36. Advanced User Interface Programming

In This Chapter

  • Introduction to GDI+

  • Creating Shaped Forms and Controls

  • Using Visual Inheritance

  • Globalizing Your User Interface

This chapter introduces you to some of the more advanced techniques that can make your Windows Forms application more appealing, better-looking, more robust, and even more aware of other cultures and languages. You will be introduced to GDI+, the 2D graphics library that is responsible for rendering graphics in Windows Forms and how to use GDI+ to create unusual interface elements such as shaped forms. You will see how to use visual inheritance to reuse the look and feel of an existing form on new and modified forms. Finally, this chapter provides an overview of globalization in Windows Forms applications.

Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Unleashed
Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Unleashed
ISBN: 0672327767
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 298 © 2008-2017.
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