GWES OS Design Development (Windows Embedded CE 6.0)


Windows Embedded CE enables OS design developers to customize the look and behavior of many aspects of their user interface.

GWES Overview

Provides information about the modules and components that implement GWES, and GWES related sysgens.

Customizing Dialog Boxes and Message Boxes

Describes customizations for such dialog and message box attributes as size and location, as well as implementations for headless systems.

Customizing a UI Component

Documents customizable UI components, such as Out of Memory UI, Startup UI, and Touch Screen Calibration UI.

Creating a Skin

Describes skins for use with common controls, window controls, and the nonclient area of windows.

How to Implement Screen Rotation

Provides the steps necessary to rotate the screen on a Windows Embedded CE-based target device.

Customizing System Colors

Describes customizations for system colors, such as those used for buttons, title bars, and text.

Implementing Notifications

Decribes how to implement notifications to informing a user and/or applications that an event has occurred.

Using Applications in Landscape and Portrait Modes

Describes how configure an OS design to support applications that can switch between landscape and portrait display modes.

GWES Reference

Provides descriptions of the user interface programming elements that are available to application developers

Developing OS Design Elements

Provides a list of topics related to adding and customizing elements of an OS design.

Shell OS Design Development.

Describes the available options and techniques for customizing the Windows Embedded CE shell.

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