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WFCUsingWinForm Sample (Extend WFC Application Built in Visual J++ 6.0 Using Windows Forms) 

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This sample demonstrates how a WFC application built in Visual J++ 6.0 can be extended using Windows Forms. A simple WFC application built in Visual J++ 6.0 is upgraded to Visual J#. This sample is extended to launch a simple Windows Forms component on clicking a button or selecting a menu option. A similar approach can be used to invoke and launch any Windows Forms component from a WFC application.

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This sample code is provided to illustrate a concept and should not be used in applications or Web sites, as it may not illustrate the safest coding practices. Microsoft assumes no liability for incidental or consequential damages should the sample code be used for purposes other than as intended.

Building and Running the Sample

To open the sample file in Solution Explorer

  1. Click Download Sample.

    The File Download message box appears.

  2. Click Open, and on the left column of the zip folder window, click Extract all files.

    The Extraction Wizard opens.

  3. Click Next. You can change the directory that the files will be extracted to, and then click Next again.

    Make sure that the Show extracted files check box is selected, and click Finish.

  4. Double-click the sample's .sln file.

    The sample solution is displayed in Solution Explorer. You might get a security warning that says the solution location is not trusted. Click OK to continue.

To build this sample

To run this sample

  • From the development environment, press F5.


    From the command line, type WFCUsingWinForm.exe.

To use the WFC application

  • Click the button to launch a Windows Forms component.


    From File, choose Start Windows Form to launch the same Windows Forms component.

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