Category: C# Blogs

How to add double quotes to a string

Benjamin Perkins C#

I needed to save an XML formatted file as a string which required double quotes around the attributes. The below code shows how to add double quotes to a string. string data      = “<customer name=\”Ben Perkins\” class=\”Customer\”>        <property name=\”Id\” /><property name=\”Address\” />        <property name=\”Occupation\” />        <property name=\”Remark\” /></ customer >”; Notice […]

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How to sort by month in SQL Server

Benjamin Perkins C#

This is a older blog which I am migrating, you can see how the older website looked like here. You can see on the Blog.Archive() navigation bar on the right of this page that I present the Year, Month and number of blogs which I have written each month. Everything worked fine from October 2010 […]

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Add a Masked Textbox control to a WPF program

Benjamin Perkins C#

I found some very creative and technically challenging examples for adding a masked textbox control to a WPF program. Most of them required the creation of a new class inherited from the base System.Windows.Controls.TextBox class. This is a valid option, however, I have implemented a different approach. I discovered the System.Windows.Forms.Integration.WindowsFormsHost class which is specifically […]

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Setting the scrollbar for a treeview in WPF

Benjamin Perkins C#

I wanted a treeviews max height to be about 15% smaller than the window hosting it. This was because I wasn’t able to get (could not get) the vertical scrollbar for the treeview to show up without setting the MaxHeight property. Statically setting the MaxHeight property did make the vertical scrollbar show up, however when […]

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