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Tim Hibbard CEO for EnGraph software Controls About .NET window forms controls used or created by EnGraph
WPF TimeSpinner Control
As I discussed in my last post, we created a TimeSpinner control based on the Extended WPF Toolkit’s ButtonSpinner. Now, the toolkit has a DateTimeUpDown control that will display a date or time and allow the user to click the spinners for each time part, but I needed a little more. I needed the raw text to be editable and I wanted the spinners to just modify the minutes portion. I also wanted to have special parsing based on the number of characters entered. 4 chars:Parse as military time. 3 chars: ......

Posted On Thursday, April 14, 2011 10:16 AM

Quicktime Killer buzz

It's not really a “buzz”, but Quicktime Killer is getting some people talking here, here and here.


Posted On Tuesday, August 30, 2005 7:28 AM

VB .NET - Limit the size of a directory
We use this code to limit the size of directories in our Logger control. The control will automatically export itself to an .xml file after it reaches a certain number of entries. However we don't what that folder to get too big. So this function gets the size of the directory and if it is larger than a certain size of MB, it will delete the oldest file. It works recursively, so the directory size will always stay at a certain size. It actually runs surprisingly quickly. Private Sub TrimArchiveFolder(ByVal ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 24, 2005 9:09 AM

Must have apps
I need to rebuild one of my machines soon, so I have compiled a list of applications that I can not forget to install: Snippet CompilerNUnitNDocDesktopSid... BanditCDexSource Gear VaultWWMXStimulsoft .NET ControlsActive PortsDVD ShrinkGoogle EarthMicrosoft Anti-SpywareLavasoft Ad-AwareRed Gate SQL ToolsMapPointVirtualPCLine CounterISObusterOutlook KnockoutNetMeterw:BloggarEvan Is A Bad Computer UserQuickTime KillerNetPing ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 13, 2005 7:43 AM

EnGraph SQL Connection String Builder .NET Control
We have released SQL Connection String Builder .NET Control. This control is designed for situations where you need your user to enter their own SQL connection info. It has 4 textboxes and labels for Data Source, Initial Catalog, User ID and Password. You can pass in a full connection string and it will parse out the elements and display them in the proper field or you can let the user populate the data and pull out a valid connection string using the .ConnectionString property. The connection string ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 29, 2005 9:38 PM

EnGraph Datebox .NET Control
We have released DateBox .NET Control. This is the first of many controls we plan to release to the community. We have all these controls that we use during the development of our transportation solutions, that we decided to split them into individual dll's to be used by other developers. This one is pretty straight forward. It is a textbox that captures the double click event and launches a form with the Month Calendar control. Once the user selects the date, it is displayed in the textbox. The ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 4, 2005 7:29 PM

QuickTime Killer
For those of you that use Sprint Video Mail, or those that get sick of that quicktime icon in your taskbar, We wrote a little application that removes the quicktime startup information, and stops the background quicktime process. The application is available here Here is the read me info: This application is intended for people that use or consume Sprint Video Mail, as Sprint uses QuickTime for viewing thier movies. (or anybody that hates QuickTime) Of course, as soon as QuickTime is ran, it adds ......

Posted On Monday, March 21, 2005 1:12 AM

EnGraph OutlookPlus
We are working on an Office addin for Outlook that : 1) Displays new messages in a window allowing you to quickly reply to an email, or delete it 2) Forwards new mail to your mobile device. 3) Forwards new mail to a SQL Server (based on connection string, stored procedure name and parameters) 4) Control the behavior of EnGraph OutlookPlus from your cell phone via SMS It is still in development and we don't have any documentation for it yet, but if anybody wants to help test when it is a bit closer, ......

Posted On Thursday, September 30, 2004 5:17 PM

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