Enhancing Windows Forms Applications

Windows Forms contains many features that you can use to enhance your Windows-based applications to meet the specific needs of your users. The following topics describe these features and how to use them.

Graphics and Drawing in Windows Forms

Contains links to topics that describe and show how to use the graphics interface in Windows Forms.

Application Settings for Windows Forms .

Contains links to topics that describe and show how to use the Application Settings feature.

Windows Forms Print Support

Contains links to topics that describe and show how to print files from Windows Forms applications.

Drag-and-Drop Operations and Clipboard Support

Contains links to topics that describe and show how to use the drag-and-drop feature and the Clipboard in Windows Forms.

Networking in Windows Forms Applications

Contains links to topics that describe and show how to use networking in Windows Forms.

Globalizing Windows Forms

Contains links to topics that show how to globalize Windows Forms applications.

Windows Forms and Unmanaged Applications

Contains links to topics that describe and show how to access COM components from Windows Form applications.

System Information and Windows Forms

Describes how to use system information in Windows Forms.

Power Management in Windows Forms

Describes how to manage power use in Windows Forms applications.

Windows XP Features and Windows Forms Controls

Describes and shows how to use the Windows XP features in Windows Forms applications.

Windows Forms Visual Inheritance

Describes how to inherit from a base form.

Multiple-Document Interface (MDI) Applications

Describes how to create multiple-document interface (MDI) applications.

Integrating User Help in Windows Forms

Describes how to integrate user help in your applications.

Windows Forms Accessibility

Describes how to make your applications available to a wide variety of users.

Using WPF Controls

Describes how to use WPF controls in your Windows Forms-based applications.

Windows 7 Features and Windows Forms

Describes Windows 7 features that you can take advantage of by using the Windows API Code Pack.

Help Systems in Windows Forms Applications

Contains links to topics that describe and show how to provide user help in Windows Forms applications.

Getting Started with Windows Forms

Contains links to topics that describe how to use the basic features of Windows Forms.

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