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

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    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

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    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

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    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...
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    New Whitepaper/Samples for creating custom DataGridView cell/columns

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    The DataGridView developer has recently completed and posted two new whitepapers that implement a custom RadioButton cell/column and a numeric up/down cell/column. Check them out and post comments here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa730882...
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    Media player like rating DataGridView column

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    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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    Welcome

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    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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    UltraNav Scroll Helper - followup

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    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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    TechEd Session Building a Silverlight Application Project

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    Finally I'm positing the Silverlight 2 Beta 2 project for my TechEd "Building Rich Internet Applications in Silverlight" talk. Sorry for the week delay I took off after TechEd for my daughter's 2 nd birthday party (remember I said that I'm a proud dad...
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    Still alive.

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    Sorry I haven't posted any new. Since March I've moved to a different group here at Microsoft and on the home front I've become a father to a baby girl! Hopefully in the next few months I'll post more about what I'm doing here at Microsoft. thanks...
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    Shortest story of the past two years

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    Yup I've not updated my blog for almost 2 years. The shortest story for the past two years is that: We started a family (see previous post) I changed jobs – I've been a PM on Silverlight since 2006 Shipped Silverlight 1.0 Working on Silverlight...
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    TechEd Session Slides

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    Below is the link to the slide deck(s) for the two TechEd 2008 sessions. I'll be posting the projects once Silverlight 2 Beta 2 ships this week (since they require Beta2) http://cid-3a5ca8204ec61147.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/Public/TechEd%20Slides...
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    Pwnd by the demo gods

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    Ok – so my TechEd presentation came and went and all I can say is that "I was pwnd by the demo gods!" Yup if something could go wrong it did. Does anyone else need a café express tee shirt "I was pwnd by the demo gods!"? I think I will wear one around...
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    Ok – what about this Silverlight thing?

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    As you can see I concluded my "short story" blog post (previous post) saying that I'm at TechEd – and that is correct. I'll be at TechEd 2008 all this (June 2 nd through June 6 th ) week. I'll be presenting on Tuesday about Silverlight 2 so please come...
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    Links Fixed Updated

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    Sorry for the hiccup on some of the links for samples. Those have now been fixed. -mark
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    Great accessiblity post

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    Andrew Tokeley has a great post about work he’s been involved in called ButtercupReader - it's a showcase of how Silverlight 2.0 can be used to build an application that blind and partially sighted folks can use to read digital books. Check it out...
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    Code published on my blog is Ms-PL licensed

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    Feel free to use based upon the Microsoft Ms-PL license: http://www.microsoft.com/opensource/licenses.mspx#Ms-PL -mark
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