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Calculating Size of Multi-Line WinForm Label With MeasureText
In older .net framework versions, calculating the height of a multi-line windows form label was not a straightforward task. I recently tripped acrossed a new technique available in the 2.0 framework for calculating the space that a label will occupy given its font and the runtime screen resolution, making this task easy. using System.Windows.FormsTextRen... String, Font, Size, TextFormatFlags); Sample Use: Label lbC;TextRenderer.MeasureTex... ......

Posted On Friday, April 28, 2006 4:44 PM

Comcast Will Not Deliver User Group Meeting Announcements
Using a completely ineffective technique to fight spam, Comcast is banning all incoming email that they inaccurately identify as coming from "a residential IP". In effect this simply means that Comcast cannot do a reverse name DNS lookup on our IP address and get back the same domain name that our email was sent from. This of course has nothing to do with being residential or with sending spam. The bottom line is that Comcast customers cannot receive South Sound .NET User Group emails. Indeed, Comcast ......

Posted On Sunday, April 16, 2006 10:49 PM

Ron Jacobs At April 13 User Group / IPMA Forum May 23 & 24
Thanks to Ron Jacobs, host of the MSDN Channel 9 ARCast show, for presenting at our user group meeting on April 13. If you missed the meeting, you missed a great event. Ron introduced developers interested in software architecture to the types of activities and thought processes that architects routinely engage in and put forth the "radical idea" that becoming an architect is not necessarily the logical career destination of every experienced developer. His presentation was done in a unique style ......

Posted On Saturday, April 15, 2006 2:49 PM

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