Thursday, August 7, 2008

No setter for KeyChar property in KeyPressEventArgs class

Have you ever tried to set the property KeyChar of the KeyPressEventArgs class? At least, we should be able to do that when looking at the tooltip documentation.

However, no matter how much you struggle, it will never compile. The reason is simple - a minor mistake in the documentation for the KeyChar property. KeyChar has only the getter and NO SETTER.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Drawing rotated text in .Net Compact Framework

To draw rotated text in applications targeting mobile devices, the LogFont class in the .Net Compact Framework exposes the desired methods. Read more on MSDN here.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Subversion Repository on Windows

While installing and configuring Subversion for a second time on my machine (yes, a second time since I had to format my pc some weeks back), I thought about writing a post with the steps. But the good thing is there is already a very very very good article that gives a Step-by-Step instructions for running a Subversion repository under Windows, and it covers the downloads, installation, configuration and usage. Click here.

... And you can find a lot more articles here as well.