January, 2006 - Mark Rideout's Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

January, 2006

  • Mark Rideout's Blog

    Customizing the DataGridView to support expanding/collapsing (ala TreeGridView)

    One of the first things that I wanted to customize with the DataGridView is to make it support hierarchical data If you read my first blog post you'll find out that I'm not a developer (anymore). Even though I'm not a developer I still like to take...
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    New link for TreeGridView

    Some people reported problems actually running the TreeGridView sample, so I've recompiled it on an RTM build machine (previously I was using the latest internal VS build). You can get the new version (that also includes release & debug binaries prebuilt...
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    DataGridView mouse scrolling button with IBM/UltraNav driver

    As part of my work I use an IBM Thinkpad laptop a lot (T40 model) and one thing that has bugged me a lot is that the mouse wheel button on the laptop keyboard (center button) doesn't work with the DataGridView. Below is the story of my investigation and...
  • Mark Rideout's Blog


    Well, this is my first blog post. I really don't know what to say or what to write about, so first I'll give a little background about myself and work. I first was introduced to Microsoft in 1995 where I worked in an IT group developing client-server...
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    Media player like rating DataGridView column

    One request that I've seen a few times is to have a column in the DataGridView display a rating like stars similar to what you would find in Media Player. I've posted this over at the MSDN forums, but I thought having it in the blog would also be good...
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    UltraNav Scroll Helper - followup

    As a follow up to my post on getting the DataGridView and UltraNav/IBM scroll button to work, I've created a simple component that makes adding UltraNav support throughout your app easy. The code is contained in a class called UltraNavScrollHelper . ...
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