Enabling Visual Styles in a Hybrid Application Sample
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Enabling Visual Styles in a Hybrid Application Sample

This sample shows how to enable Microsoft Windows XP visual styles on a Windows Forms control hosted in a WPF-based application.

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  • Install the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) and open its build environment command window. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, Microsoft Windows SDK, and then click CMD Shell.

  • Download the sample, usually from the software development kit (SDK) documentation, to your hard disk drive.

  • To build the sample from the build environment command window, go to the source directory of the sample. At the command prompt, type MSBUILD.

  • To build the sample in Microsoft Visual Studio, load the sample solution or project file and then press CTRL+SHIFT+B.

  • To run the compiled sample from the build environment command window, execute the .exe file in the Bin\Debug or Bin\Release folder contained under the sample source code folder.

  • To run the compiled sample with debugging in Visual Studio, press F5.

There is extensive support for this task in Visual Studio. For more information, see How to: Enable Visual Styles in a Hybrid Application.

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