Monthly Archives: February 2018

Use reflection to list a class’s properties in C#

This post begins a short series on using reflection. The tools that make C# work (such as the .NET Framework and the compiler that turns C# into IL code) use techniques that require them to learn a lot about the … Continue reading

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Copy files to the clipboard in C#

The example Paste files from the clipboard in C# shows how a program can paste files from the clipboard. You can copy the files to the clipboard by selecting them in Windows Explorer and pressing Ctrl+C. This example shows how … Continue reading

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Paste files from the clipboard in C#

It’s a bit harder to paste files from the clipboard than it is to paste text. Copying and pasting text is relatively straightforward. See Copy and paste text to and from the clipboard C#. When you copy files to the … Continue reading

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Display a horizontal scrollbar in a ListBox in C#

Displaying a horizontal scrollbar is easy but useful. If you need to display some long values in a ListBox, you may want to be able to scroll to the right to see the ends of the values. For example, this … Continue reading

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How to use the examples at C# Helper

First, read over the text and the code shown on the web page. If you only need a small piece of code, that may be all you need. For example, if you don’t remember how to draw lines with custom … Continue reading

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Draw text on a circle in C#

This example uses some of the techniques described in the post Measure character positions when drawing long strings in C# to draw text on a circle. The previous post explains how to determine where the characters in a string will … Continue reading

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List Dictionary keys and values in C#

A Dictionary object’s Keys property is a KeyCollection containing the dictionary’s keys. Similarly, its Values property is a ValueCollection containing the dictionary’s values. These collections are slightly different from the List objects that you probably use in your code. In … Continue reading

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Animate a point on a polar coordinate curve in C#

The example Graph a curve in polar coordinates in C# explained how to draw the flower-like curve on the right. Once you know how to draw such a curve, it’s not too hard to animate points moving along it. The … Continue reading

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Combine images in rows and columns in C#

I just finished my latest book WPF 3d, Three-Dimensional Graphics with WPF and C# and I wanted to combine images showing samples from the book into a single image. You can use a program such as MS Paint to do … Continue reading

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Book Sample Pictures: WPF 3d

This page shows thumbnail images for my book WPF 3D, Three-Dimensional Graphics with WPF and C#. Click on a picture to see a full-sized version. [ Overview – Table of Contents – Questions and Discussion – Errata – Sample Pictures … Continue reading

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