Enums are useful language features. But what happens when you want to display a string version of an enum member rather than just casting the member to a string? You could manually create a switch statement for conversion, and periodically update such functions when extending the source enum. Or you could use the power of reflection and attributes to do it automatically.
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This article describes extending a custom
TypeConverter created previously to support better code generation, expandable properties, and dropdown lists containing standard values.
Type converters allow classes to be edited via designers such as the
PropertyGrid. This article details how to create a simple type converter to and from a
string for use with a
The color picker controls library has been updated.
A quick overview of a new open source library for selecting colors in Windows Forms applications.
An article which describes how to use C# to split a rectangle into multiple smaller parts based on pairs of co-ordinates.
An article which describes how to create a custom ErrorProvider in C# that changes the background colour of fields with validation errors.
Update 126.96.36.199 of the ImageBox control is now available, with a variety of new features and bug fixes.
A short article which describes how manually writer the byte order mark (BOM) of an encoding into a stream