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Tamar E. Granor,
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Press date: May, 2010
Printed issue availability: 2010/05 issue being mailed on May 10.
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May, 2010 - Number 14
Editorial: The Visual FoxPro Roadshow 2010
You are herewith invited
to a free one-day workhop right after the Southwest Fox DevCon in
VFPX: OOP Menus
OOP menus are probably the second highest
requested feature to be added to Visual FoxPro
over the years. Microsoft never responded to this
request for some reason (I am speculating it was
most likely a resource issue). Doug Hennig wanted
OOP menus and over the years implemented his
own set of classes to accomplish this task and has
posted the classes up on VFPX for others to use and
Deep Dive: Practical Uses for GDIPlusX, Part 1
GDIPlusX is a VFPX project that exposes GDI+
to VFP applications as a set of VFP class libraries.
GDIPlusX makes it easy to add new graphical
abilities to your applications, allowing you to
provide a fresher and more powerful user interface.
This article is the frst in a series that examines some
practical uses for GDIPlusX.
New Ways: Extending The Toolbox
[[Tamar Granor]], PhD
Several issues back, I wrote about the Toolbox,
a cool tool added in VFP 8 that makes designing
forms and classes much easier. Like many other
VFP tools, the Toolbox was written with VFP and
was designed with extension in mind. This month,
I want to show you how simple some changes to
the Toolbox are, so you can customize it for your
Paying it Forward
In the last issue of FoxRockX I talked about three of the eight ActiveX controls that DBI Technologies have graciously provided Visual FoxPro 9.0 SP2 users for free. In this issue I am going to talk about two more controls that make working with dates a little more exciting. The two controls are: 1. ctDEdit, which is a masked edit control for entering date and time values, and 2. ctDays, which is a single day calendar control that works great for scheduling applications.