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Updating controls from another thread

Updating form controls from another thread. Form controls, by default, can only be updated by the forms thread. Otherwise an invoke must be used. The example below shows a simple logging function that can be called by threads other than the forms. delegate void LogSa

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System tray and balloon tips

Balloon Tips from the System Tray You can really easily add system tray function to .NET windows forms by dragging the NotifyIcon object onto your form. You can then use this to display balloon tips from the system tray with the code below: myNotifyIcon.ShowBalloonTip(500,&nbs

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