Category Archives: events

Make a class define and raise events in C#

This example uses a BankAccount class to manage a bank account (and to show how to define and raise events). If the program tries to remove more money from the account than its current balance, the BankAccount object raises an … Continue reading

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Use the mouse wheel to scale an image in C#

This example lets you use the mouse wheel to zoom in and out on an image. To use the mouse wheel, the program needs to catch the MouseWheel event. Unfortunately that event isn’t listed in the Form Designer so you … Continue reading

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Use global command bindings in WPF and C#

The example Use custom command bindings in WPF and C# explains how you can make a program use custom commands. (This is a confusing topic so read that post before you continue with this one.) That technique doesn’t quite work … Continue reading

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Use custom command bindings in WPF and C#

The example Use pre-defined command bindings in WPF and C# explains how you can make a program use pre-defined commands. (This is a confusing topic so read that post before you continue with this one.) This example shows how you … Continue reading

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Use pre-defined command bindings in WPF and C#

Command bindings provide yet another demonstration of the unofficial WPF slogan: twice as flexible and only 10 times as hard. The idea is a good one: Connect all of the program’s methods for invoking a command to a single point … Continue reading

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Flush click events in C#

If a button starts a long task, you probably don’t want the user to be able to click the button again (or perhaps not anything in the application) until the task finishes. The following code shows a straightforward attempt to … Continue reading

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Understand event bubbling and tunneling in WPF and C#

This example demonstrates event bubbling and tunneling in WPF programs. In a Windows Forms application, a control raises an event and that’s that. WPF uses more complicated routed events that are routed through a sequence of controls. First the event … Continue reading

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