TabThumbnails Sample

Demonstrates how an application can expose multiple switch targets (as for tabs) on a taskband and how to provide their thumbnails.

This topic contains the following sections.

Requirements

ProductMinimum Product Version
WindowsWindows 7
Windows Software Development Kit (SDK)7.0

 

Downloading the Sample

This sample is available in the following locations.

LocationPath URL
Code GalleryWindows Shell Integration Samples on Code Gallery
Windows 7 SDKDownload Windows 7 SDK

 

In the case of the Windows SDK, once you have downloaded and installed it, you will find the samples in the installed directory. For example, use of the default installation path for the Windows 7 software development kit (SDK) results in the samples being placed under C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Samples\.

Building the Sample

To build the sample from the command prompt:

  1. Open the command prompt window and navigate to the TabThumbnails project directory.
  2. Enter msbuild TabThumbnails.sln.

To build the sample using Microsoft Visual Studio (preferred):

  1. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the TabThumbnails project directory.
  2. Double-click the icon for the TabThumbnails.sln file to open the project in Visual Studio.
  3. From the Build menu, select Build Solution.

Running the Sample

  1. Navigate to the directory that contains the new executable, using the command prompt or Windows Explorer.
  2. At the command line, enter TabThumbnails.exe. Alternatively, from Windows Explorer double-click the icon for TabThumbnails.exe.

 

 

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