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Quick Way to Disable Copy-Paste in a Textbox in a WinForms Application
by Srinath M S
Language: .NET, Expertise: Intermediate - Learn how to disable copy/paste, and other shortcuts, in newer versions of .NET.
Quickly Determine Whether a Column Is Fully Visible in a DataGridView
by Srinath MS
Find out whether a DataGridView column is partially hidden.
Disable the Standard Windows Close, Minimize, and Maximize Buttons
by Ted Atogwe
In .NET Windows Forms, disabling the standard Windows close, minimize, and maximize buttons is as simple as setting the Window Style or adding one line of code.
Minimize Flickers in Windows Forms
by Jayadev D
Learn how to minimize the flickering users often experience when loading forms or during other operations.
Disable Copy/Paste in a Textbox in Your WinForms Application
by Srinath MS
Use these following steps to disable the Copy/Paste feature in a textbox.
Setting Focus on a Form in an MDI Application
by Srinath MS
To gain focus on a form in an MDI Windows Application quickly, use the Form.Activate method.
Viewing Contents in the Background Form
by Srinath MS
Suppose you're working on multiple forms and you've got a visual dependency on data in one or more forms (something like the Aero effect in Vista). In such cases, use the form's Opacity property.
Paint Event Not Called During Form Resize
by Srinath MS
Read on for two workarounds that solve this problem.
Use the UseWaitCursor Property to Change Cursors
by Srinath MS
The System.Windows.Form class's UseWaitCursor property sets the window's cursor to an hourglass. It is a Boolean property.
Show() vs. ShowDialog() in .NET
by Srinath MS
The form class' ShowDialog method functions differently than its Show method. This tip explains how.
Make a Textbox Display Characters in a Particular Case
by Srinath MS
Learn how to use the CharacterCasing property to make a textbox display characters in acertain case.
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