Solved

Creating auto hide push pin style layouts in VB.Net

Posted on 2004-08-10
4
354 Views
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Can anybody tell me how to or at least point me in the general direction for creating layouts similar to Visual Studio's where you have these panes that auto hide and have the push pins to keep them displayed?  No rush, just curious how it's done.
0
Comment
Question by:stavrosr
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:srcalc
ID: 11767504
These aren't VB but maybe you can wade through the code and find out what its doing:

http://www.codeguru.com/Cpp/W-D/dislog/miscellaneous/article.php/c2039/
http://www.codeproject.com/miscctrl/cpushpin.asp
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Éric Moreau
ID: 11768941
The Docking Windows of the Magic library do it: http://www.dotnetmagic.com/
0
 

Author Comment

by:stavrosr
ID: 11778085
Thanks guys.  I'm going to leave this up for another week and see if anybody can't give me some more info (either in VB or something I don't have to pay for).  If nothing happens then I'll close this and decide which route I'm going to take and divy the points based on that.
0
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Éric Moreau earned 125 total points
ID: 11779474
a previous version of the Magic library is available for free at http://www.windowsforms.net/default.aspx?tabindex=6&tabid=47&ItemID=9&mid=142
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This tutorial demonstrates one way to create an application that runs without any Forms but still has a GUI presence via an Icon in the System Tray. The magic lies in Inheriting from the ApplicationContext Class and passing that to Application.Ru…
Article by: Kraeven
Introduction Remote Share is a simple remote sharing tool, enabling you to see, add and remove remote or local shares. The application is written in VB.NET targeting the .NET framework 2.0. The source code and the compiled programs have been in…
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …

785 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question