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Last week we published an article by VB MVP Alessandro Del Sole on how to utilize a cool Windows 7 Task Bar feature from WPF. Well this week we published another one on Jump Lists and Ale has promised to deliver even more! So yesterday we added a dedicated page to the Visual Basic Developer Center that has a list of articles, samples and resources for programming in WPF and Windows 7.
Programming Windows 7 with WPF 4
Right now we have these articles for you to read, but check this page for more coming soon.
Programming the Task Bar in Windows 7 with WPF 4, Part One – Thumbnail Buttons Learn how to create interactive thumbnail buttons for your applications that appear on the Windows 7 taskbar using Windows Presentation Foundation.
Programming the Task Bar in Windows 7 with WPF 4, Part Two – Jump Lists Learn how to program the the Windows 7 Jump List which provides an enhanced user experience offering easy access to common tasks, recent files and custom items related to your applications.
Thanks again, Ale!
I have windows XP and I can't install activeX It says "Internet explorer is running with add-ons disabled. Click here to manage, or remove your add-ons." I click on it, and it give me the option to manage add-ons, and about add-ons. I can't install activeX, Flash, etc. How can I fix this?
I'd visit the IE blog, in particular see
Thanks for these, I have been looking for a way to implement this for ages.
I have just been getting into the WPF framework and it sounds better every day. Thanks for the tips.