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Desktop Programming
MFC
12 Apr 2017   Updated: 12 Apr 2017   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: CPOL    Views: 9,755     Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 466
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This is an alternative for "An AutoRepeat Button Class"
28 Dec 2003   Updated: 4 Jul 2004   Rating: 4.75/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 4.29
Licence: CPOL    Views: 120,503     Bookmarked: 45   Downloaded: 5,714
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A ComboBox that has a checkbox by each of its items.
23 Nov 2002   Updated: 23 Nov 2002   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 49   Popularity: 8.21
Licence: CPOL    Views: 265,566     Bookmarked: 60   Downloaded: 5,039
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Shows how to do multiple file selection in a file dialog without having to worry about the size of the buffers
12 Apr 2001   Updated: 16 Sep 2001   Rating: 4.58/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.51
Licence: CPOL    Views: 195,942     Bookmarked: 51   Downloaded: 0
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A simple way to let your CEdit derived class have a modifiable context menu
5 Feb 2001   Updated: 13 Dec 2002   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 6.47
Licence: CPOL    Views: 400,495     Bookmarked: 112   Downloaded: 4,928
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A control that combines an edit control for entering a file or directory name, and a browse button that brings up a dialog for choosing a file or folder.
17 Mar 2001   Updated: 25 Feb 2004   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 3.61
Licence: CPOL    Views: 114,776     Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 888
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a simple class that implements a rotary (circular) text file
10 Jan 2003   Updated: 7 May 2016   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 39   Popularity: 7.57
Licence: CPOL    Views: 171,998     Bookmarked: 77   Downloaded: 4,497
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An MFC control for adding middle mouse button scrolling to any CWnd derived window
15 Sep 2004   Updated: 22 Sep 2004   Rating: 4.81/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.59
Licence: CPOL    Views: 101,393     Bookmarked: 26   Downloaded: 3,549
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A locale aware, editable, self validating numeric cell class for the MFC Grid. Configurable for integers, floating point, or currencies.
7 Dec 2009   Updated: 7 Dec 2009   Rating: 4.85/5    Votes: 14   Popularity: 5.40
Licence: CPOL    Views: 78,187     Bookmarked: 47   Downloaded: 4,348
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A C++/MFC class that allows you to use the free CutePDF Writer without user intervention
17 Jul 2004   Updated: 17 Jul 2004   Rating: 4.57/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.36
Licence: CPOL    Views: 60,933     Bookmarked: 19   Downloaded: 549
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Explains how to use the PSM_QUERYSIBLINGS message to share data between pages on a property sheet.
28 Nov 2014   Updated: 2 Dec 2014   Rating: 4.88/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.87
Licence: CPOL    Views: 33,587     Bookmarked: 29   Downloaded: 1,565
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A CTreeCtrl derived control that has four checkbox states
15 Jul 2002   Updated: 15 Jul 2002   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 2.85
Licence: CPOL    Views: 109,554     Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 1,843
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A simple applet that lets you preview how various font and background colours interact. Has the added ability of being able to pick any colour from the screen.
8 Dec 2002   Updated: 20 Apr 2003   Rating: 4.80/5    Votes: 29   Popularity: 6.79
Licence: CPOL    Views: 163,376     Bookmarked: 49   Downloaded: 968
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A simple macro that adds all the code necessary to initialize the GDI+ libraries in an MFC 6.0 application
19 Dec 2006   Updated: 19 Dec 2006   Rating: 3.60/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 4.01
Licence: CPOL    Views: 95,186     Bookmarked: 37   Downloaded: 2
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Code snippet that compares two HBITMAP handles to see if the bitmaps they contain are the same
14 Dec 2001   Updated: 26 Aug 2003   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 24   Popularity: 6.68
Licence: CPOL    Views: 226,844     Bookmarked: 80   Downloaded: 5,510
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A class that draws an image with various options - transparently, disabled or grayscale, centered on or stretched to fit a given rectangle.
Multimedia
GDI
24 Feb 2014   Updated: 24 Feb 2014   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.37
Licence: CPOL    Views: 27,791     Bookmarked: 36   Downloaded: 1,325
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A C++ class that makes it easy to print text in clearly defined rows and columns
Programming Languages
C
8 May 2002   Updated: 8 May 2002   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 141   Popularity: 10.26
Licence: CPOL    Views: 1,296,190     Bookmarked: 387   Downloaded: 0
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This article gives a brief overview of C style bitwise operators
C++
22 Jan 2014   Updated: 22 Jan 2014   Rating: 4.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.40
Licence: CPOL    Views: 11,271     Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 325
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A generic template class that wraps the GlobalAlloc API
9 Dec 2001   Updated: 10 Mar 2007   Rating: 4.94/5    Votes: 50   Popularity: 8.17
Licence: CPOL    Views: 388,732     Bookmarked: 200   Downloaded: 18,191
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A little utility program that allows you to view the contents of memory bitmaps and device contexts while you are stepping through your drawing code.
15 Jun 2005   Updated: 15 Jun 2005   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 42   Popularity: 7.75
Licence: CPOL    Views: 85,052     Bookmarked: 55   Downloaded: 2,382
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An easy to use class for adding basic mouse gesture recognition to your application.
9 Oct 2001   Updated: 9 Oct 2001   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.29
Licence: CPOL    Views: 144,337     Bookmarked: 55   Downloaded: 5,401
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A class that implements the CRC-32 Cyclic Redundancy Check Algorithm (MultiThreaded with Progress Bar support)
11 Feb 2006   Updated: 11 Feb 2006   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 18   Popularity: 5.62
Licence: CPOL    Views: 97,154     Bookmarked: 35   Downloaded: 498
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Presents a header file that allows a single source file that uses STL to be built in either ANSI or Unicode, without any changes or lots of #ifdefs.
24 Feb 2006   Updated: 4 Mar 2006   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.54
Licence: CPOL    Views: 46,210     Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 362
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A function that uses STL strings and streams in an effort to mimic and improve on the FormatMessage API.
25 Sep 2012   Updated: 27 Sep 2012   Rating: 4.17/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 2.91
Licence: CPOL    Views: 16,260     Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 245
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This is an alternative for "MakeMessage - An STL 'replacement' for the FormatMessage API"
Web Development
HTML
10 May 2016   Updated: 23 Jun 2019   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.62
Licence: CPOL    Views: 24,312     Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 2,095
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An MFC CWnd derived grid of user definable tiles

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Desktop Programming
Win32
6 Nov 2012   Updated: 6 Nov 2012   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: CPOL    Views: 16,361     Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
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I needed to disable the Sleep button on my keyboard, here's how.
Programming Languages
C
22 Mar 2010   Updated: 22 Mar 2010   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.89
Licence: CPOL    Views: 26,622     Bookmarked: 21   Downloaded: 0
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I have seen many different ways to check if the computer has an active internet connection. The best one, IMO, is to check for the presence of the default route in the IP forwarding table that is maintained by windows. This can be checked by using GetIPForwardTable function found in the...
C++
22 Nov 2014   Updated: 5 Dec 2014   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.56
Licence: CPOL    Views: 54,784     Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 1,982
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A small command line utility to convert a binary file to hex encoded text file

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