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Articles by Leif Simon Goodwin (Articles: 11, Tip/Tricks: 3)

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Desktop Programming
Windows Forms
19 Feb 2021   Updated: 19 Feb 2021   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.39
Licence: CPOL    Views: 41,131     Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 2,850
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A 3D surface plot control in C#
WPF
24 Apr 2019   Updated: 24 Apr 2019   Rating: 4.95/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.19
Licence: CPOL    Views: 35,436     Bookmarked: 17   Downloaded: 2,215
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This article describes a simple slider button using dependency properties and a template.
17 Mar 2017   Updated: 17 Mar 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.88
Licence: CPOL    Views: 72,551     Bookmarked: 32   Downloaded: 5,455
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How to create a basic system tray app in C# and WPF
30 Jan 2017   Updated: 31 Jan 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: CPOL    Views: 26,885     Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 395
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This article presents an attached behaviour for the WPF DataGrid control which allows multiple columns to share the same width, and columns to shrink to fit their content.
3 May 2019   Updated: 23 Aug 2019   Rating: 4.89/5    Votes: 47   Popularity: 8.09
Licence: CPOL    Views: 42,279     Bookmarked: 59   Downloaded: 3,092
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This article presents a highly configurable rotary dial control.
30 Apr 2020   Updated: 30 Apr 2020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: CPOL    Views: 14,626     Bookmarked: 9   Downloaded: 539
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WPF tab header control using two button controls and a modified listbox with list items arranged horizontally
9 May 2019   Updated: 21 Nov 2019   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 30   Popularity: 7.39
Licence: CPOL    Views: 57,262     Bookmarked: 49   Downloaded: 3,240
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This article presents a simple WPF Carousel Control
10 Dec 2020   Updated: 10 Dec 2020   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: CPOL    Views: 12,725     Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 340
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Simple WPF app that shows how to use PetaPoco library to manage an SQL database
Programming Languages
C#
7 Jul 2017   Updated: 7 Jul 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 28   Popularity: 7.24
Licence: CPOL    Views: 82,368     Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 1,140
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How to pass strings between managed and unmanaged code
C++
14 Nov 2016   Updated: 24 Nov 2016   Rating: 4.71/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.49
Licence: CPOL    Views: 18,471     Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
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I have created two C++ template classes which allow a COM interface to be marshalled between threads with no fuss and no pain
XML
21 Jun 2020   Updated: 21 Jun 2020   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.33
Licence: CPOL    Views: 43,894     Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 2,510
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WPF docking window manager library

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Desktop Programming
WPF
14 Sep 2017   Updated: 14 Sep 2017   Rating: 4.19/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.93
Licence: CPOL    Views: 52,714     Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 819
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I present a short introduction to resource dictionaries with examples.
Programming Languages
C#
10 May 2017   Updated: 10 May 2017   Rating: 4.91/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 4.15
Licence: CPOL    Views: 31,106     Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 0
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This short article shows how to automatically detect when a given USB device is plugged in.
25 Sep 2017   Updated: 2 Oct 2017   Rating: 4.52/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.04
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I present a simple method to convert the elements in an enumeration into strings. This tip is suitable for enumerations whose elements are of the form RedAndBlack, which readily converts to "Red And Black".

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