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New to Windows Application

I've only been doing ASP.Net/VB.Net (and some C#) coding. Now I need to develop a .Net Windows Application. Been googling for tutorials and I just find an article here and an article there.

Any good tutorials someone can send me?

I have questions like: can I use StyleSheet in a WinForm app? When do I use a MDIParent? If I have one form, user clicks OK ...how can I close this form and open another form? etc...
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Jaime OlivaresSoftware ArchitectCommented:
I suggest you www.codeproject.com
You will find lots of examples with full source code and explanations about C#, vb.net in both WinForms and WebForms

For your specific questions:
>> can I use StyleSheet in a WinForm app?
Yes, you can do it by using a WebBrowser control inside your winform. Look for DHTML articles
>> When do I use a MDIParent?
when you have multiple documents or multiple views inside your application. Look to MDI articles
>If I have one form, user clicks OK ...how can I close this form and open another form?
Just launch the new form with Show() instead of ShowDialog() and close your first form.


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CamilliaAuthor Commented:
>>Yes, you can do it by using a WebBrowser control inside your winform. Look for DHTML articles
So I cant use the stylesheet to , for example, size a form?
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Jaime OlivaresSoftware ArchitectCommented:
>>So I cant use the stylesheet to , for example, size a form?
Not easily. Maybe you can tweak a IE window. But this is not a common practice.
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CamilliaAuthor Commented:
thanks. Let me look at codeproject. I had another question , not dont remember it. Finding it kinda hard to move from asp.net to windows.
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Jaime OlivaresSoftware ArchitectCommented:
Well, this approach is not the best to migrate. You will have to learn winforms.
But if you know nothing, maybe you can take the choice to migrate directly to WPF/Silverlight technologies instead.
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CamilliaAuthor Commented:
WPF and Silverlight...i saw something about it on www.asp.net but didnt look into.

We have a vendor app that's done in a language that's similar to VB4 and it's windows app.. I developed part of it in ASP.Net for our customers.. Was thinking about doing the entire pacakage in winform/.net and replace the old vendor app.

Will look into Silverlight.
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CamilliaAuthor Commented:
thanks. Will read those.
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