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Tired of the usual look of your buttons in WPF? Do you want a glossy-looking button with glass shine and glow effect as soon as you move the mouse cursor over the button?
Its just six easy steps away … Follow the tutorial below and give a fresh look to your apps.

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Last week, I posted a tutorial on how to save and retrieve images using SQL Server and WPF. This is an extension to that article. In my previous article, the images were displayed in the image box as soon as its name was selected from the list box. In this tutorial the picture will be displayed from the database as soon as you the speak the name of the picture.

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How to use Macros in Word 2007

By | December 18th, 2008

A Macro is a series of commands which is recorded and stored as a single task so that it can be reused when required. When writing documents, there are certain tasks which are repetitive in nature such as author’s contact info etcetera, using a macro for such tasks can save you time.

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Have you ever wondered about how to create a table with the text required for the table already written in your document? Well think no more. The solution is quite simple.

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In this tutorial, I am going to talk about the creation of TCP/IP socket and use of this connection between applications. The client-server architecture can be local or distributed over the network.

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Adding an option for converting text to speech in an application can come in handy in a variety of different situations. So today in this short but useful tutorial, I’ll teach you how to build a text-to-speech sample using Microsoft Speech API (SAPI) with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF).

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Microsoft in partnership with Total Training – the leading online and DVD-based training content provider for software programs have released a complete set of getting started training videos to guide the starters through the learning of the entire Expression Suite.

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Windows has a built-in DOS-based utility called systeminfo.exe that shows complete information of the system including the exact date and time when was Windows installed.

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Applying permissions on folders/directories in Windows is one of the things developers want to control with their applications. Today we are going to look at how can we create such an application in C# which can define any kind of permission to any user account in Windows environment.

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Windows Home Server is one of the most under rated product of Microsoft which has got great potential for homes with multiple-connected computers. Based on Windows Server 2003 codebase, Windows Home Server is intended to be a solution for homes with multiple connected PCs which offers file sharing, automated backups, and remote access.

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In Part 1, we learned how to use Resource Dictionary (WPF) in order to apply styles to UI element dynamically. Resource Dictionary uses XAML code which still is an unknown territory for most developers. So why not use only C# to create such animations? In this Part of the series we are going to learn how to create animations by using C# code.

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This article demonstrates how to create animations by using pure XAML with a code behind C# file instead of using tools like Expression Blend.

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